Alumni News: September 2011

Eileen Boswell (MSLS 2009)  authored a chapter entitled “No Budget? No Problem!” in the forthcoming book How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian, to be released November 16, 2011 by Scarecrow Press.

Sharon Marcus (MSLS 1990), was recently featured as one of six winners of a contest for a makeover for M.A.C. Cosmetics’ fall campaign.  See http://www.maccosmetics.com/whats_new/6413/index.tmpl for details.
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+ Rest in Peace: Natalie Rapley (MSLS 1975), beloved wife of Kenneth Rapley and mother of Julia Rapley and Karen Rapley, passed away on August 17, 2011.  During her career she had served as a Law Librarian for Covington and Burling, and Law Librarian for Bryan, Cave, McPheeters, and McRoberts.  She was involved in fundraising and volunteer work for the Children’s National Medical Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Kennedy Center.  Donations in her memory may go to Children’s National Medical Center or the Kennedy Center.

Parvenah Bahar (MSLS 1968 as Parvenah Khosropur) has authored a book, “The Poet’s Daughter: Malek O’Shoara Bahar of Iran and the Immortal Song of Freedom” (NY: Larson Publications, 2011).  The book is a memoir of herself and her father, an Iranian poet who worked as an academic, historian, and politician in pursuit of freedom and democracy in Iran.

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