Dr. Lia Leon Margolin, Associate Professor of Mathematics, presented a talk, “Constructing Wave Functions for Few-Body Systems in a Hyperspherical Basis Using Parentage Scheme of Symmetrization,” at the 15th International Conference on Meson-Nucleon Physics and the Structure of the Nucleon (MENU-2019) , held at Cohon University Center, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
- Marymount Manhattan College is pleased to announce the election of two new members to the Board of Trustees, which oversees the mission, fiscal integrity, and educational quality of the College. Marymount Manhattan is proud to welcome these new trustees, both of whom are alumnae of the College.
- Amy Pekal ’15 Art History and Business major, Studio Art minor , was one of 6 [out of 110 applicants] selected to participate in Cittadellarte and Fondazione Zegna’s residential module, Rituals of the Contemporary.
- Studio art alum and Mixed Media artist, Kristen Haskell’s Decomposition drawings are in “Vision Quest,” an exhibition of art, fashion and music at the Hartford ArtSpace.
- Congratulations to Margaret Roleke ’84, Studio art alum, one of 6 artists selected for QAI 2019 (Queens Art Intervention)
- A huge congratulations to alumnus Aaron Glick ’06 for his 2019 Tony win as a producer on The Boys in the Band, which received Best Revival of a Play.
- MMC’s 2019 Alumni Reunion Weekend was held on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18. More than six decades of alumni, ranging from the class of 1959 through our most recent grads in the class of 2019, came home to 71st Street to join in the festivities.
Ellie Ga ’98, MMC Studio Art alumna and internationally recognized artist, is one of just 75 artists selected to exhibit in the Whitney Biennial , the country’s most important showcase of contemporary art.
- A group of seven Biology majors ran a chemistry-themed learning station for children grades K-8 at Science Saturday , a science outreach event at Rockefeller University.
- MMC Theatre Arts alumna Adrienne Warren ’09 has been nominated for a 2019 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her starring role as Tina in TINA – The Tina Turner Musical.
- The Center for Learning and Living (CL&L), originally founded at Marymount Manhattan College, is now celebrating its 25th year of offering lifelong learning opportunities to adults 55 and older. The spring 2019 course schedule is now available.
- Maria Andrews ’17, an International Studies and Dance major at MMC, received the prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) grant to teach in Malaysia from January to November 2018.
- Emmy Raver-Lampman ’12 has joined the cast of the new, Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.
- After graduating from MMC in 2016, Religious Studies minor Kiah Baxter knew that graduate studies would be part of her near future. Now three years later, she’ll soon earn her Masters of Divinity from the prestigious Union Theological Seminary with a concentration in Theology and the Arts.
- MMC Theatre Arts alumna Adrienne Warren ’09, Tony Award-nominee, stars in the West End blockbuster musical TINA – The Tina Turner Musical, which will be coming to Broadway in Fall 2019. The first single from the upcoming cast album was released today, featuring Adrienne performing the iconic song River Deep - Mountain High!
- Helene Schwartz ’05 explains why dancers may have trouble picking up choreography.
- While many of us were binge-watching hours of Netflix on our couches, Emily Kincaid ’07 was hard at work creating content for the streaming service.
- On December 6, four alumni from the Department of Natural Sciences participated in an informational panel for current students.
- On Friday, November 9, MMC’s Institute for Pre-College and Advanced Study held its second annual Women in Business Leadership workshop as part of its Women in Leadership series.
- Melissa Tonning-Kollwitz, MFA, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at MMC, and alumnus Joe Hetterly ’15, Guest Lecturer, Theatre and Performance at SUNY Purchase, collaborated for over a year on a project investigating the standard dialects that are taught in collegiate actor-training programs and that are coached professionally.
Working with ten MMC alumnae, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts Melissa Tonning-Kollwitz, MFA, established Project: Human Better, a womxn-centric theatre group focused on empowering womxn through education, mentorship, and devised theatre.
- Keaven Caro, an alumnus of the Biology and Behavioral Neuroscience programs at MMC, has been accepted to UConn School of Medicine and Graduate School for the entering class of 2019.
Alumna Adrienne Brammer ’16, Outreach Director of the NYC Veterans Alliance , was interviewed on the PBS Thirteen news show MetroFocus as part of its “Frontline to Home Front” series.