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spring 2011

Letting Go of the Body Myth

"I'm just trying to change the world one fat girl at a time," Gabi Gregg '08 writes in the Young, Fat, and Fabulous blog she's been churning out since graduation. Gregg is determined to make a difference in the lives of disenfranchised women everywhere: "girls like me—the ones who are so in love with an…... » Read more

Afghan Women Today: Breaking the Silence, Facing the World

We have seen countless images from Afghanistan in recent years, but we rarely hear from or about the female half of the Afghan population. To help break the silence, we present images of Afghan women and girls taken by photographer and USAID worker Amy Koler…... » Read more

Crusading For a Cause

After suffering personal loss, alums reach out to help others Deborah Morosini '80 is a doctor. She appreciates logic and has a great deal of respect for science, but in certain areas of her life, she finds little need for cold, hard facts. She knows what she knows,…... » Read more

Funteller Thomas Jackson Brings Gospel Singing Home: A Voice of Promise

When Funteller Thomas Jackson FP'94 was a child in Detroit in the 1950s and '60s, the thing she wanted most in the world was to sing like Mahalia Jackson, the "Queen of Gospel." And she had the pipes to make that wish seem realistic. Even…... » Read more