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Archive for September, 2013

Bryn Mawr Staffers Sue Pennsylvania in Effort to Have Their Marriage Recognized by the State

Posted September 26, 2013

Assistant Dean and Director of Student Funding Isabelle Barker and Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship Cara Palladino have made headlines for a lawsuit they filed Sept. 26 seeking to have their Massachusetts marriage recognized by the state of Pennsylvania. From the Associated Press article: “Cara Palladino and Isabelle Barker lived in Massachusetts when they […]

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley on Lone-actor Violence

Posted September 26, 2013

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley, co-director of the Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, wrote a blog for the Psychology Today website in response to the recent shooting at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington D.C.. McCauley examines whether the perpetrator of the Navy Yard attack, Aaron Alexis, fits the profile of lone-actor grievance-based […]

New Residence Hall Plans Pass Initial Hurdles

Posted September 26, 2013
A tentative sketch of the new Haffner Hall

The Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners has approved the tentative sketch for the project.

Giving Women a Voice: Student Reaction to Neema Namadamu Visit

Posted September 19, 2013
Activist Neema Namadamu and Interim Provost Mary Osirim

by Phoebe Jordan ’15 Neema Namadamu is an advocate for women and peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her primary objective is using technology to give women a voice, particularly disabled women who cannot physically access many resources in their country. In her World Pulse program, for example, women are learning to tell their […]

Bryn Mawr College Joins Effort to Promote Children’s Play

Posted September 18, 2013

Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Phebe Anna Thorne School, and Child Study Institute are among the organizations sponsoring a conference on Saturday, Sept. 21, in Thomas Great Hall that brings leaders in the field of child development to campus as part of a three-day event being offered by the organization […]

A Guided Tour of Fall Frolic 2013

Posted September 18, 2013

Join Amani Chowdhury ’14 and Jancy Munguia ’14 of the Self Government Association (SGA) as they introduce some of the many clubs and activities represented at this year’s Fall Frolic. At Fall Frolic, the annual student-organizations expo hosted by Student Activities, students have the opportunity to investigate campus clubs and organizations. With over 90 Bryn […]

Visit by World Pulse Correspondent Highlights the Many Ways Bryn Mawr Community Connects on Campus and Globally

Posted September 18, 2013

When World Pulse Correspondent Neema Namadamu comes to campus this week she’ll be meeting with students from Agnès Peysson-Zeiss’ Praxis III French course who are translating blog posts for the organization, having dinner with students from the 360° “To Protect the Health of the Public,” sitting down with students from Political Science Associate Professor Carol […]

Bryn Mawr Funding Helps Hundreds of Students With Summer Internships

Posted September 12, 2013

Last week, Bryn Mawr Now featured the many students who sent us “postcard” blog posts about their summer internships and other activities, but they weren’t the only Mawrters keeping busy over the summer. Thanks to the generosity of Bryn Mawr College alumnae and other donors, Bryn Mawr students held internships from as far away as […]

Bryn Mawr Students Begin Post-Graduate Internships at CARE and Women’s World Banking

Posted September 12, 2013

At the beginning of the 2013 spring semester, Bryn Mawr announced the creation of two paid post-graduation internships at major international organizations concerned with the global advancement of women. Those internships recently began as Madhavika (Maddy) Bajoria ’13 started at CARE in Washington D.C. and Ying (Susan) Gao ’13 at Women’s World Banking in New […]

College’s NEH Civil Rights Grant Featured in Local Daily

Posted September 12, 2013

A National Endowment for the Humanities grant to Bryn Mawr College to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation was the topic of an article (PDF) featuring an interview with Olivia Castello, the College Outreach and Information Technology Librarian, in the print edition of the Philadelphia Metro, a free, daily newspaper. From the article […]

Student’s Ghana Trip Garners International Media Coverage

Posted September 12, 2013
Angela Allard

After sharing an account of her summer trip to Ghana with her hometown newspaper, the Fall River Herald News, Angela Allard ’14, received nationwide coverage when the article was picked up by the Associated Press and featured by news outlets across the U.S. and in Ghana. Allard, a native of Fall River, Mass., volunteered this […]

2013-14 Academic Year Begins With Convocation

Posted September 5, 2013

The 2013-14 academic year officially began Tuesday with the first day of classes and the fall Convocation ceremony, where speakers included Professor of Social Work Cynthia Bisman, Simona Clausnitzer ’14, GSSWSR student Shawn Maxam, and Bryn Mawr Interim President Kim Cassidy. In addition to welcoming new and returning students to campus, Cassidy used the occasion […]

Alumnae Association Expands its Career Services

Posted September 5, 2013
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Just a few short years ago, Megan Roudebush ’02 was working at Moody’s Investors Services, rating municipal bonds. But the recently minted J.D./M.B.A., a peace and conflict studies major who describes herself as “passionate” about regulatory compliance, had her heart set on work that helped clients navigate the complex national and international laws and regulations […]

How I Spent My Vacation: Students Share ‘Postcards’ via Summer at BMC Blog

Posted September 5, 2013
Mikah Farbo

At the end of the 2012-13 academic year, the College Communications Office asked students to “send a postcard” from their summer internship or research experience. We received responses from students representing a diverse range of areas of study and exciting internships from around the world. Submissions were published throughout the summer on the Summer at […]