February 2016: Our Favorite “Headstrong” Women

February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Christina Mirachi ’16, Mary Szurgot ’17, Isabella Goodenough ’16, Rachel Troxell ’16 and Anjni Patel ’17 McNulty Fellows, 2015-16 As we begin a new semester and a new calendar year, we’re seeking inspiration to help make this our best year yet.  We had the opportunity to read and discuss Rachel Swaby’s non-fiction work Headstrong: 52 […]

December 2015: Thoughts on Intellectual Curiosity

December 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Abigail Sweetman, Marisa Egan and Shelley Donaldson McNulty Scholars, Class of 2018 It’s the holiday season, and we’ve got one week to go before we’re back home with our friends and family, answering this one question countless times: “What are you studying?” This is usually a one-word answer, but as we use our learning […]

November 2015: A Call to Action–If We Could Bring About a Change for Women, What Would It Be?

November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Jane Bukovec, Sarah Cooney, Courtney Hulbert, Valerie Jenkins, Karen Medina and Marissa Tremoglie McNulty Scholars Program Class of 2017 Last week, the film Suffragette, depicting the women’s suffrage movement in Britain, was released.  The powerful film highlights the importance of the vote and the changes it allowed women to make in their lives, as […]

October 2015: A Review of Photograph 51 by the Lantern Theater Company, Philadelphia PA

October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Ashley Frankenfield, Elise Brutschea, Lakshmi Narayanam, Kaleigh Williams and Jamilyn Mooteb McNulty Program, Class of 2019 Photograph 51 is a play written by Anna Ziegler and directed by Kathryn MacMillan. The play follows Rosalind Franklin, a hardworking female scientist, who is overshadowed by the men of her time as she tries to determine one […]

September 2015: Our Senior Year Bucket List

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By Kathleen Logan, Christina Freeman and Heidi Kurn McNulty Scholars, Class of 2016 As the McNulty Scholars Program Class of 2016, we cannot believe that we are seniors already!  It seems like just yesterday we were moving into our freshman dorms, getting lost in Barbelin, and trying our first hawk wrap. With the start of […]