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Archive for January, 2010

Exploring the Diversity of the Black Experience: Black History Month at Bryn Mawr

Posted January 28, 2010

“The Black experience is not monolithic,” Katie Merrill ’12 and Mikecia Witherspoon  ’12 explain as they describe the theme for this year’s Black History Month programming, which they have co-chaired.  “Although there is a group identity among African Americans, we are individuals with our own stories.” Bryn Mawr kicks off Black History Month on Friday, […]

Rejuvenated Bryn Mawr Web site to Launch Next Week

Posted January 28, 2010

Bryn Mawr College is set to launch its refreshed Web site on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The most striking improvements for users will be seen in the design of the home page. The headers and footers have been reworked to allow for better navigation and the incorporation of social-media links. The “I am” navigation tool has […]

Media: Bryn Mawr Teams With Other Colleges in Developing Humanoid Robot

Posted January 25, 2010

Bryn Mawr computer-science major Ashley Gavin ’10, who is researching walking algorithms for a robotic humanoid being developed by faculty and students at Bryn Mawr and a number of other U.S. and Korean colleges and universities, tells the Philadelphia City Paper how she’s also working to make science more accessible to kids. Bryn Mawr’s participation […]

Task Forces for Haitian Earthquake Relief Created

Posted January 21, 2010

Bryn Mawr students have created four task forces to direct campus responses to the devastating earthquake in Haiti, says Civic Engagment Office (CEO) Co-director Ellie Esmond. Members of the faculty and staff are joining the task forces as well.
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Two Bryn Mawr Classicists Win Top Honors

Posted January 19, 2010

Two Bryn Mawr classicists recently earned top honors from the American Philological Association (APA), the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations. Read more »

Reaching Out to Help the People of Haiti and Those Affected by the Tragedy

Posted January 14, 2010

Bryn Mawr College joins the worldwide community to extend our deepest sympathies to the people of Haiti and to express our solidarity with our students, staff, faculty, alumnae, and community members of Haitian descent during this tragedy. Community members interested in working on relief efforts or who are involved in efforts that could use assistance […]

Main Line Martin Luther King Association Holds Annual Celebration

Posted January 14, 2010

The Main Line Martin Luther King Association’s annual Sunday celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bryn Mawr College will take place in Goodhart Theater on Sunday, Jan. 17, beginning at 3 p.m. Former Pennsylvania State Senator Connie Williams and the nonprofit organization ElderNet of Lower Merion-Narberth will be honored. The event is free […]

Understanding the Terrorist Mind

Posted January 12, 2010

The New York Times reports that Bryn Mawr College Professor of Psychology Clark McCauley and others are leading the way in the nascent efforts to understand the terrorist mind. McCauley has researched the four general paths to violence.

Bryn Mawr’s Year in Review and a Peek at What’s Ahead in 2010

Posted January 12, 2010

There are still a few more days before the hustle and bustle of the spring semester has everyone so busy that they can’t remember what happened last week, let alone last year. So we thought we’d take a moment to look back on some of the things that made 2009 so special and to take […]

Associate Professor of Archeology Peter Magee Peers into the Arabian Iron Age

Posted January 11, 2010

“The site has yielded one of the most substantial finds in the region’s history, with more than 3,500 objects and 100,000 animal bones recovered,” writes The National in this article dedicated to Associate Professor of Archeology Peter Magee’s 17-year excavation of a site in the United Arab Emirates.

SmartMoney: BMC Among Schools That Waives Application Fee Online

Posted January 11, 2010

This article quotes Director of Enrollment and Communications Jenny Rickard about Bryn Mawr’s decision to waive the application fee for students who apply online.

Hepburn Center and BMFI Host Film Screening, Discussion of Documentary About Mural Arts Prison Project

Posted January 4, 2010

Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) will host a screening of the documentary Concrete, Steel, & Paint at the BMFI, 824 Lancaster Ave., at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The screening will be followed by a discussion about criminal justice and community arts with the film’s […]