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Bryn Mawr President Receives honorary degree at The College of St. Catherine

Posted May 29, 2009
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The College of St. Catherine conferred an honorary doctorate in humane letters on Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe when she delivered the College’s commencement address on Saturday, May 23. Citing the diversity of religious views at the Catholic women’s college, McAuliffe urged graduates to contribute to a more sophisticated understanding of other religious traditions. “You […]

Sarah Khasawinah ’09 wins NSF Graduate Fellowship

Posted May 20, 2009
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Sarah Khasawinah ’09, a double major in mathematics and English who spearheaded a $10,000 fundraising campaign to memorialize the victims of the 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech, has received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The fellowship, which includes a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 in addition to a $10,500 annual tuition […]

Huffington Post

Posted May 18, 2009
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In this humorous piece, Creative Writing Lecturer Daniel Torday wonders if he’ll have to wait till pigs fly for a shot at a Supreme Court seat.

2009 academic awards to Bryn Mawr students

Posted May 15, 2009

At May Day Convocation on Sunday, May 5, President Jane D. McAuliffe announced the winners of a host of awards given to Bryn Mawr students. The list of more than 50 awards and scholarships includes honors bestowed by Bryn Mawr as well as those given by outside organizations. The complete list of awards is posted here. Read More »

USA Today

Posted May 13, 2009
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GSSWSR Associate Professor Jim Martin, an expert in military culture, is named as a source for this article about the trimming of the National Guard.

Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Names New Dean

Posted May 13, 2009
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Darlyne Bailey has been appointed dean and professor of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research and special assistant to the president for community partnerships at Bryn Mawr College. Bailey will join the College Aug. 1. She is currently the assistant to the president at the University of Minnesota and a professor in […]

Junior Nicole Gervasio wins Beinecke Scholarship to fund graduate study

Posted May 13, 2009
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Nicole Gervasio ’10, a native of Trenton, N.J., who plans to pursue a Ph.D. in literary studies after completing her bachelor’s degree at Bryn Mawr, is one of 21 students nationwide who have been awarded the 2009 Beinecke Scholarship. The scholarship, which is given to “young men and women of exceptional promise” to encourage and […]