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Posted On April 16, 2015 | 11:54 am | by meredithb | Permalink
  • The Huffington Post published a piece about Mildred Barnes Bliss’s activities during the First World War, written by Dr. Lindsay Krasnoff, policy studies historian at the U.S. State Department and a speaker at the Dumbarton Oaks’ Wintersession program. Read her piece here.
  • According to Garden and Gun magazine, Dumbarton Oaks is reason number twenty-five to “love the south right now.” Find out why, and the other reasons here.
  • This month’s Professional Roofing magazine features the work of James Myers Co. in revitalizing the roofs at Dumbarton Oaks. Read more here.
  • Check out the Georgetowner’s roundup of our cherry blossoms.
  • Athena Ruby, Dumbarton Oaks’ award-winning font for Byzantine inscriptions, has recently been featured in Inscriptions in Byzantium and Beyond: Methods—Projects—Case Studies (ed. A. Rhoby), just published by the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna. “Introducing Athena Ruby, Dumbarton Oaks’ New Font for Byzantine Inscriptions” (121–26), by Joel Kalvesmaki, provides a general introduction to the font and its use, and is available online as an open access publication. This study was drafted just before another was independently published, by Florence Codine and Guillaume Sarah (“Du plomb au pixel: Transcrire les légendes des monnaies du haut Moyen Âge,” Revue Numismatique 169 [2012]: 261–77).