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Archive for May, 2010

Bryn Mawr Women Go Places in the Summer … and Blog About It

Posted May 28, 2010
screenshot of blog

Mumbai, France, Oregon, the lab, the theater, the city, the country, the burbs. A summer of service, a summer of research, a summer of work, a summer of learning something new. Mawrters go places in the summer! Now there is a forum for the musings of these intrepid adventurers: Bryn Mawr Women Go Places in […]

Bryn Mawr Students Give Presentation to Township On Green Construction Options

Posted May 26, 2010

Students from Professor Victor Donnay’s Math Modeling and Sustainability course presented research to Haverford Township’s board of commissioners on the pros and cons of using geothermal and/or solar energy to power the township’s future recreation and environmental center, reports the News of Delaware County.

Reunion Attendance Expected to Increase by 25 Percent

Posted May 20, 2010
photo of alumnae/i parade

More than 800 Bryn Mawr alumnae/i, including several from the class of 1940, will be returning to campus Friday, May 28, through Sunday, May 30, to take up their lanterns at Reunion 2010 … Read more»

Urged to “Give Back,” Class of 2010 Graduates With 80% Participation in Senior Gift

Posted May 20, 2010
photo of graduates by Alex Brey

“Nice women don’t change the world,” noted Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams at Bryn Mawr’s 2010 Commencement Convocation, urging graduates to speak up for their beliefs even when silence is the norm … Read more»

Bryn Mawr Students Take Part in “City of Graduates” Event

Posted May 20, 2010

Class of 2010 members Beverlei Barrett-Walker and Courtney Malpass joined fellow native Philadelphians graduating from area colleges and universities for a celebratory photo on the steps of the Art Museum on Friday, May 14. Read more»

Class of 2010 to Celebrate Convocation and Commencement Weekend

Posted May 13, 2010

Bryn Mawr’s class of 2010—320 undergraduate students from throughout the United States and the world—will be graduated at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 16 on Merion Green. The College’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will also be granting 18 Ph.D.s and 23 master’s degrees. Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research […]

GSSWSR Student Wins Fulbright to Research Women’s Education in Ghana

Posted May 13, 2010

How does adult education benefit women in Ghana, their families, and their communities? Kyra Turner-Zogbekor, a Ph.D. candidate in social work and social research, will use a Fulbright Research Grant to investigate that question next year in Accra, Ghana. Turner-Zogbekor will collaborate with the University of Ghana‘s Center for Gender Studies and Advocacy and its […]

Boren Scholarship to Fund Year in Russia for Sophomore Chantal Taylor

Posted May 13, 2010
photo of Chantal Taylor

Chantal Taylor ’12 of Weaverville, N.C., who majors in Russian and minors in computer science, has been selected for a highly competitive Boren Scholarship for International Study. Just 138 undergraduates were selected from more than 900 applicants for these awards. Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students to study abroad in areas […]

U.S. Postal Stamp Honoring Katharine Hepburn ’28 Unveiled at Campus Center Ceremony

Posted May 13, 2010

Bryn Mawr celebrated the issuance of a new Katharine Hepburn postal stamp at the Campus Center on Wednesday, May 12 (Read more about the stamp in an earlier story). President Jane McAuliffe was joined by Bryn Mawr Post Master Kathy Sipple in making remarks at the event. During her speech, McAuliffe noted Hepburn’s 1973 comment […]

Postal Stamp Honoring Katharine Hepburn ’28 to Be Celebrated at May 12 Ceremony

Posted May 6, 2010

Join Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe and U.S. Postal Service officials at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 12, in the Campus Center as they celebrate the new Katharine Hepburn postal stamp. This event is free and open to the public and the stamp will be available for sale at the Campus Center mail-room following […]

May Day Celebration in Pictures

Posted May 6, 2010

Warm weather and sunny skies made for a truly “Grand” May Day. The day was photographically captured by Amanda Cegielski ’09. View a slide show of all of Cegielski’s stunning photos from the day on Flickr.