News Briefs for June 6, 2012

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 16:47

Bergmann gives Bristol Lectures

Bettina Bergmann, MHC’s Helene Phillips Herzig ’49 Professor of Art History, delivered the 2012 Blackwell Bristol Lectures last month at Bristol University in the United Kingdom. Bergmann gave a series of four lectures on the experience of place in ancient Roman art.

Students Earn Awards

Sophie Beal ‘13 has been named a 2012 Undergraduate Fellow by the Fund for Theological Education, located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Incoming transfer student Jacquelin Jackter ’14 was one of 11 students from Connecticut's community and junior colleges recognized as a member of the All-Connecticut Academic Team at an awards ceremony in May. Team members were selected for their scholarly achievements, leadership accomplishments, and nominations from their college. A resident of Colchester, Jackter graduated from Manchester Community College May 31.

Leslie Weintraub ’82 Honored By JDRF

Leslie Davis Weintraub ’82 and her husband Michael (pictured, above right) were honored by the New England Chapter/Bay State Branch of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for their work with the organization during its 30th annual Hearts and Heroes Gala on May 12 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Weintraub graduated from Mount Holyoke with a degree in anthropology and sociology and received her MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Korolev ‘07 Wins Princeton Teaching Award

Maria Korolev ’07 has received an Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA) Teaching Award, which Princeton Graduate School presents to six graduate students in recognition of their outstanding abilities as teachers.

Korolev has been studying chemistry at Princeton since receiving her bachelor's degree in the same subject from Mount Holyoke in 2007. She was a teaching fellow at the university's McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning from fall 2010 through spring 2012. Of the several courses she has taught at Princeton, Korolev is being recognized for her role as an assistant in instruction and head teaching assistant for General Chemistry II during the spring 2011 term. She hopes to obtain her Ph.D. in 2013.