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Meredith Magazine: Spring 2019


Beyond Expectations Beyond Strong | The Campaign for Meredith soared past its goal, positioning the College for an even stronger future. 

Aerial image of Johnson Hall and new fountain with students.

Providing for students is at the heart of the Campaign, giving them unique opportunities, supporting their academic and personal growth, and preparing them as leaders. 


Features

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Women in Tech

The combination of Meredith's exceptional liberal arts education and ideal location in Raleigh, a growing tech hub, prepares graduates to thrive in technology careers.


Associate Professor Steven Benko has designed a religious ethics course around the NBC sitcom The Good Place


Making Aristotle Accessible − With Help From A Hit Sitcom

Meredith's religious and ethical studies course featuring The Good Place is a sought-after class at Meredith.


Adair Muller


An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Adair Mueller, ’11, is the force behind the soon-to-open Durham Food Hall. Her Meredith experience laid the foundation for her newest venture.



News Highlights

Cammey Cole Manning


Faculty Distinguished Lecture Explores the Use of Mathematical Modeling in Medicine Dosing

Professor of Mathematics Cammey Cole Manning presented her research on mathematical modeling of antibiotics at Meredith’s 2018 Faculty Distinguished Lecture.


Margaret Gaskin-Tuell


Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream

Margaret Gaskin-Tuell, ’18, began her journey of becoming an artist as a young girl the day her father built her an easel.


Taste of Research


Students Lead Women’s Undergraduate Research Conference

Meredith College held a weeklong celebration of undergraduate research in October 2018, which concluded with the Women’s Undergraduate Research Conference (WURC). 


Chick Tech Raleigh Durham Workshop


Event Empowers Girls to Pursue Tech Careers

Nearly 100 high school girls spent a weekend on Meredith’s campus building and racing robots, creating Android apps, filming videos, tinkering with Raspberry Pi mini-computers, and learning about 3D printing.


Meredith Artists in Residence Exhibit Work


First Class of Meredith Artists in Residence Exhibit Work

During the fall 2018 semester, the Meredith Department of Art hosted its first Artists in Residence (AIR) class, a program aimed at supporting new artists. 



Alumnae Going Strong

Christina Cole Spears


Inspiring Change One School at a Time

Christina Cole Spears, ’13, ’14 (MAT) helps teachers understand how to be aware of cultural differences and teach in a culturally responsive manner.


Genevieve Parker Hill


Sky’s the Limit, Pen is the Pathway

Author, blogger, and world traveler Genevieve Parker Hill, ’07, uses her creative writing degree to coach and support other writers.


Ellen Kirby


Fighting Hunger with Community and Gardening

Ellen Kirby, ’67, who double majored in history and religion uses her love of horticulture and community to fight hunger.



Meredith Magazine exists to serve the Meredith community by providing readers with insight and information about the news, activities, events, programs, plans and people of the College. Meredith Magazine is published three times a year by the Meredith College Department of Marketing.

Staff: Executive Editor
Kristi Eaves-Mclennan

Managing Editors
Melyssa Allen, Karen T. Dunton

Assistant Editor
Gaye Hill

Writers
Reah Nicholson, Emily Parker

Art Director
Vanessa Harris

Graphic Designer
Margaret McIver

Photos courtesy Meredith College Department of Marketing

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