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Feb.24, 2010

Vol. 110, No. 9

alumni spotlight

Wendy McWeeny '92 *98, Jennifer Cho '94, and Alexandra Wilson '99

Malaria No More: Stemming malaria

Pictured: A girl in Madagascar holding a packaged insecticide-treated bed net distributed by Malaria No More and Sumitomo Chemical. (Photo courtesy Malaria No More) It could be a photograph of naptime at a day-care center: Eyes closed, the...

Sherry Leiwant ’72 and Yolanda Wu ’89

Work-life balance

Taking care of a sick child is straightforward when one parent doesn’t work. But what if both parents have jobs? If among the lucky 30 percent of Americans whose employers let workers use paid sick days to care for family members —...

MaryMcKitrick '78

Making voices

Mary McKitrick ’78 always wanted to be an actress, but didn’t want hundreds of eyes focused on her. So, after a career as a biologist, she disembodied herself: She became a professional voice. McKitrick, 53, is developing a second career in...

CameronHume '68

Boosting U.S.-Islamic ties

Veteran diplomat Cameron Hume ’68 helped negotiate the end to Mozambique’s civil war in 1992, survived a rocket attack on his apartment in Beirut in the early 1980s, and was booted out of Libya following a 1969 coup led by Mu’ammar al-Gadhafi....

TomPirelli '69

Building affordable homes

Two years ago, while working as a volunteer to build a home for a poor family in Ensenada, Mexico, Tom Pirelli ’69 had an epiphany. “I was sitting in the hot Mexican sun, nailing black shingles on a thin, plywood, non-insulated roof, wondering...
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