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September 16, 2010
   Manteo Portrait
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Professor Lends Expertise in Art History Mystery
As an art history scholar, Sara Nair James' work often takes her to far-flung locales such as Florence and London as she explores the world's well-known masterpieces.

But in an unexpected turn this summer, the Mary Baldwin professor joined a team that's investigating the roots of an extremely rare portrait of Queen Elizabeth I discovered relatively close to home.... [full story]
        
   Unbound >
Author to Share Tales of China's Long March
He has trekked across the Sahara Desert; walked China's Long March; sailed from New York to Bermuda as a sailor trainee aboard the tallship HMS Rose; and now he is coming to Mary Baldwin College.

Dean King, author of Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival and several other books, will be on campus next week to share his experiences as a writer, world traveler, and history detective. ... [full story]
        
   Srinivas Krishnan >
Students and Professionals Create Powerful Global Rhythms
Music enables the world to harmonize as one people and protect each other from tragedies. Nine years ago, India mourned the tragedies of 9/11 with the United States. On this year's anniversary, Srinivas Krishnan connected with Mary Baldwin College to spark the annual Global Rhythms concert.

A full house gathered in MBC's Francis Auditorium as Krishnan, artistic director of Global Rhythms ... [full story]
        
  Move-In 2010 >
Slideshow: MBC Move-In/Weekend of Welcome 2010
For some, move-in 2010 was all about rain. For others, it was all about service ... [slideshow]
      
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