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~Wellesley Honors Three Outstanding Alumnae ~

For immediate release:
February 20, 2004

Arlie Corday,

WELLESLEY, Mass. -- The Wellesley College Alumnae Association holds its 2004 Alumnae Achievement Awards Ceremony Friday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 pm in Houghton Memorial Chapel. Honors will be presented to three outstanding alumnae of the college:

- Louise Dolan of Chapel Hill, N.C., a member of the Class of 1971, a physicist and scholar.

- Judith Goslin Hall of Vancouver, British Columbia, a member of the Class of 1961, a pediatrician and clinical geneticist.

- Carol R. Johnson of Cambridge, Mass., a member of the Class of 1951 and a prominent landscape architect.

Dolan is an internationally recognized physicist and leading scholar on superstring theory. Her pioneering work in mathematical physics has significantly influenced the field of string theory and improved our theoretical understanding of the early cosmology of the universe.

Hall is a professor of pediatrics and genetics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. A prolific researcher and author, she has served prominently on numerous scientific advisory boards and has received wide acclaim for her groundbreaking work on congenital deformities.

Johnson is a nationally recognized leader in landscape architecture and site planning. Her firm, Carol R. Johnson & Associates, has gained prominence through its leading and innovative work on projects such as the new U.S. Federal Courthouse in Boston, the riverfront revitalization program in Hartford, Conn., and Lechmere Canal Park in Washington, D.C.

The Alumnae Achievement Award is the highest honor given to Wellesley College alumnae for excellence and distinction in their fields of endeavor and has been presented annually since 1970. For more information on the awards and recipients, visit the Alumnae Association web site at or call 781-283-2398.

Since 1875, Wellesley College has been a leader in providing an excellent liberal-arts education for women who will make a difference in the world. Its 500-acre campus near Boston is home to 2,300 undergraduate students from all 50 states and 68 countries.


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