News Archive

Archive for August, 2008

Getting to know us: a new president takes a “pillar to post” tour of Bryn Mawr

Posted August 29, 2008

During her first weeks in office, President Jane Dammen McAuliffe has been “enchanted by the stunning beauty” of the Bryn Mawr campus. She has also acquired a familiarity with furnaces, boilers, and ductwork that is unusual in a chief executive. As McAuliffe undertook a thorough walking tour of the buildings and grounds, her guides–Chief Administrative […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted August 19, 2008

“College lending tight but available” quotes Dean of Admissions Jenny Rickard.

Bryn Mawr in the Media: Barron’s

Posted August 18, 2008

Trustee Cheryl Holland ’80 is featured in this story about the country’s most successful independent financial advisers.

Soil science in wine country: probing the mystery of terroir

Posted August 14, 2008

For centuries wine makers have understood the importance of terroir—or the combination of soil, climate, and geography that gives the grapes of particular regions their distinct qualities—in making great wine. But there remains to this day a great deal of controversy as to just what terroir really means and what environmental factors make the difference […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Los Angeles Times

Posted August 3, 2008

Ellie Herman ’81 mentions her Bryn Mawr degree in this opinion piece about the arduous process of getting certified to teach in California.

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The National

Posted August 2, 2008

Associate Professor of Archaeology Peter Magee is quoted in a story about renewed interest in the archaeology of the Arabian peninsula. Magee’s work is also discussed in “Archaeological teams continue work in Sharjah,” a story in Gulf News.