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Township Opts for Greener Energy System Following BMC Students’ Report, says Delaware County Daily Times

Posted June 28, 2010

Haverford Township’s Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of including a geothermal energy system in plans for a community recreation and environmental center. The decision was based, in large part, on a report from students in Bryn Mawr Mathematics Professor Victor Donnay’s Math Modeling and Sustainability course, reports the Delaware County Daily Times.

Ann Lutes Johnson Summer Lecture Series Brings Prominent Women of Science to BMC

Posted June 24, 2010
photo of Vera Rubin with an assortment of globes

Astronomer Vera Rubin, whose work established the presence of “dark matter” in the universe, will give the first of two lectures in the Ann Lutes Johnson Lecture Series on Monday, July 12, at 4 p.m. in the Ely Room of Wyndham Alumnae House. Bryn Mawr alumna Nancy Craig ’73, who is renowned for her contributions […]

Staff Members Honored at Picnic

Posted June 24, 2010
Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe (right center) with 2010 McPherson Award Winners (from left) Sally Allison, Vanessa Christman, and Dawn Bruton.

President Jane McAuliffe and Human Resources Director Joe Bucci presented the 2010 McPherson Awards for Excellence and Service to three members of the College’s staff at the staff-appreciation picnic earlier this month. A fourth staff member was recognized for environmental stewardship with the Newberry Award … Read more»

Boston Globe Highlights Inspiring Story of Incoming Bryn Mawr Student

Posted June 24, 2010

This Boston Globe article tells the inspiring story of sisters Laila and Jaila Abdul Nabi, who recently graduated from high school less than six years after walking into their first classroom. Laila will be attending Bryn Mawr this fall. The girls and their mother fled Afghanistan for Pakistan after a Taliban bomb killed their father. […]

Main Line Today Looks Back at Woodrow Wilson’s Bryn Mawr College Tenure

Posted June 17, 2010
Woodrow Wilson (last row, far right) with Bryn Mawr

Article chronicles Wilson’s time as a somewhat unenthusiastic member of Bryn Mawr’s faculty.

Bryn Mawr Biologist Looks at Genetic Redundancy in Nature Article

Posted June 16, 2010

Assistant Professor of Biology Greg Davis is among the authors of the article “Phenotypic Robustness Conferred by Apparently Redundant Transcriptional Enhancers,” which was recently published by the journal Nature. Davis and the other researchers looked to see if changes in temperature had any effect on apparently redundant transcriptional enhancers involved in the embryonic development of […]

The Philadelphia Inquirer Reports on the Start of Bryn Mawr’s 125th Anniversary Celebration

Posted June 1, 2010

“Bryn Mawr College will launch a yearlong celebration of its 125th anniversary this weekend with a reunion of 1,000 alumnae and a renewal of its original mission,” reports The Philadelphia Inquirer in its May 29 edition.