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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe Joins Select Leaders For International Symposium on Gender Inequality in Emerging Markets

Posted January 31, 2013
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Bryn Mawr president Jane McAuliffe was among a select group of governmental, corporate, non-profit, and academic leaders to attend this year’s Emerging Markets Symposium (EMS) at the University of Oxford Green Templeton College earlier this month. Participants are invited in light of their stature, diverse knowledge and experience, and capacity to influence policies and practices […]

Patti Smith to Accept Hepburn Medal and Perform for Students

Posted January 31, 2013
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The “Godmother of Punk” Patti Smith will be at Bryn Mawr this Thursday, Feb. 7, to accept the 2013 Katharine Hepburn Medal and to perform for students. For more on Smith’s selection as the 2013 recipient of the Katharine Hepburn Medal, see this article. The student performance is at 4 p.m. in McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart […]

“Lighting the Way” Event Highlights Campus Sustainability Efforts

Posted January 31, 2013

The Sustainability Leadership Group celebrated the one-year anniversary of the LED light bulbs in the Thomas Great Hall chandelier on Tuesday. Since being installed, the lights have not yet required changing. The “Lighting the Way” celebration, co-hosted by the Noyce Math and Science Teacher Scholarship program, featured a talk by David Shiller, an environmental activist […]

Symposium Looks Beyond the Legacy of Oil

Posted January 31, 2013

Students in the 360° Course Cluster “The Transforming Legacy of Oil”  organized a symposium on Jan. 18, featuring a multi-disciplinary lineup of professionals discussing the impact of oil. The symposium, titled “Flourishing Beyond the Legacy of Oil,” opened with remarks by Professor of Growth and Structure of Cities Carola Hein. Student-moderated sessions focused on the […]

Daniel Torday Wins National Jewish Book Award

Posted January 24, 2013
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Bryn Mawr Director of Creative Writing Daniel Torday received the 2012 Foundation for Jewish Culture’s Goldberg Prize for Outstanding Debut Fiction for his novella, The Sensualist. The Goldberg Prize is one of several awards given as part of the National Jewish Book Awards. In addition to Torday, this year’s NJBA winners include Nobel Laureate Eric […]

Bi-Co Delegation Travels to Ghana to Broaden Partnerships and Opportunities

Posted January 24, 2013

A trip to northern Ghana by a Bi-Co delegation of five served as a relationship-building visit to the Titagya Schools, a partner in the Learning and Narrating Childhoods 360° course, as well as an opportunity to broaden the relationship between Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges with Ghanaian education organizations and government ministries. Term Professors of […]

Student Tickets Now Available for Patti Smith Performance on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Goodhart Hall

Posted January 24, 2013
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Tickets are now available to Bryn Mawr students for the free performance at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Goodhart Hall by Hepburn Medalist Patti Smith. Patti Smith is an American singer-songwriter, poet, and visual artist, who became a highly influential member of the New York City punk rock movement with her 1975 debut […]

BMC Students Reflect on Management Workshop’s Alumnae Speakers, Networking, and More

Posted January 24, 2013
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Bryn Mawr’s Treasurer’s Office hosts a series of workshops throughout the year on management, finance, and entrepreneurship. During this year’s management workshop, we asked a number of the students participating to serve as guest bloggers. Read what they had to say about the experience below. Jessica Tan ’13 on Jessie Washington ’90 Farhat Rahman ’13 […]

60 Students Attend Management Workshop, Many With an Eye on the Non-Profit Sector

Posted January 24, 2013

When Bryn Mawr Treasurer John Griffith offered the first of his series of workshops on finance, management, and entrepreneurship in 2011 he expected them to be filled with students looking to make it big in the world of business. However, as these offerings evolved and grew in popularity, Griffith noticed a steady shift in the […]

The Year in Review: 2012

Posted January 17, 2013

Click to view the 2012 Year in Review slideshow. As the spring semester gets underway, we take our annual look back at the year that was. Faculty News Fellowships. Prestigious fellowships included a Sloan Research Fellowship awarded to Assistant Professor of Physics James Battat, a Guggenheim to History of Art Professor Lisa Saltzman, and two […]

Students Use Math to Make Bryn Mawr and Surrounding Community Greener

Posted January 16, 2013
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Bryn Mawr students, faculty members and administrators, as well as representatives from Lower Merion Township (home of the College), gathered in a Park Science building lecture hall at the end of last semester to hear presentations from senior math majors who spent the fall semester looking at the numbers behind several possible environmental initiatives. Three […]

Bryn Mawr/Haverford Theater Program Named “Best Kept Secret” by Philadelphia Citypaper

Posted January 16, 2013
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Philadelphia Citypaper named the Bryn Mawr/Haverford Theater Program as the “Best-Kept Secret” theater in the Philadelphia area. From the article: “Director Mark Lord’s small bi-college program at Bryn Mawr College never fails to astound — if you can find out what they’re doing, and when. Anyone who enjoys Fringe-y fare like Pig Iron and New […]

Bryn Mawr Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Article on College Honor Codes

Posted January 3, 2013
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Bryn Mawr is prominently featured in this December 21 Philadelphia Inquirer article about college honor codes. The article quotes Bryn Mawr student Emily Tong ’12 and Dean of the Undergraduate College Michele Rasmussen. From the article: “The honor code is part of the fabric of what it is to be a Bryn Mawr student,” said […]