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Georgette Chapman Phillips ’81 Named Next Dean of Lehigh’s College of Business and Economics

Posted December 20, 2013
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Georgette Chapman Phillips ’81 has been named the next dean of Lehigh’s College of Business and Economics (CBE), beginning July 1, 2014. Currently, Phillips serves as Wharton’s vice dean for technology-enhanced learning. Prior to that, she was the vice dean of the undergraduate division at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania from 2007 […]

Bryn Mawr Adopts Open Access Policy for Faculty Scholarship

Posted December 16, 2013

The faculty of Bryn Mawr College approved an open access policy that will enable their scholarly articles to be made available freely to the public. Under the policy, which was made by faculty vote on December 11, faculty members grant to Bryn Mawr the nonexclusive right to disseminate their articles through the College open access […]

Winter Break Schedule and Information

Posted December 12, 2013

Bryn Mawr College will be closed for winter break from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2. Spring semester classes begin on Jan. 21, 2014. Information for students about winter break schedules can be found on the residential life website. Faculty and staff are reminded to make sure offices are secured and electronic devices turned off prior […]

Study Highlights Success of Bryn Mawr’s Clinical Developmental Psychology Program

Posted December 12, 2013

A new study to be published in Training and Education in Professional Psychology identifies Bryn Mawr’s Clinical Developmental Psychology Program (CDPP) as one of five “top programs”  in clinical psychology out of 233 programs across the country.  The rankings are based on analysis of outcomes such as internship match and licensure exam performance. Bryn Mawr’s […]

Dalun Community Fellowships Now Accepting Applications

Posted December 12, 2013

The Dalun Community Fellowships (formerly known as the Simli Centre Internships) are now accepting applications for their summer 2014 program. Launched in 2013, these fellowships are a 10-week experience in Dalun, Ghana. Each student is assigned a specific project and mentor while engaging with community-based learning and action. The goal of the fellowship is to […]

Dance Magazine Highlights Bryn Mawr’s Role in the Philly Dance Scene

Posted December 12, 2013

A recent feature in the December 2013 issue of Dance Magazine (and available on its website) highlights the Headlong Dance Theater and the Headlong Performance Institute’s semester away program, which is accredited through Bryn Mawr College. The article, an overview of the expanding Philadelphia dance scene, describes the city and its surrounding area as “an […]

Trustee Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, Discusses Poverty on PBS’s Tavis Smiley Show

Posted December 5, 2013
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Bryn Mawr College Trustee Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, president and CEO of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a leading advocacy philanthropy for at-risk children and families, was recently interviewed on PBS’s Tavis Smiley Show for a piece tied to the the 50th anniversary of “The War on Poverty.” “One of the most serious problems we […]

Bryn Mawr Receives $800,000 Grant for Blended Learning from Mellon Foundation

Posted December 5, 2013
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Bryn Mawr College has received a  $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation  that will help the College continue to build its “blended learning” course offerings and to develop resources for other liberal arts colleges interested in the approach. “Technology-enabled education is exploding with the rise of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and improvements […]

Update on Bryn Mawr’s Presidential Selection Process

Posted December 5, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by Secretary of the College Ruth Lindeborg on behalf of Trustee Leadership Working Group Chair Ann Logan ’76 and Vice Chair Patrick McCarthy, Ph.D. ’81, on Monday, Dec. 2. Dear members of the Bryn Mawr community: We wrote to you in October to inform you that […]

Environmental Historian Ellen Stroud Quoted in Time Cover Story on Wildlife Management

Posted December 5, 2013
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Associate Professor of Growth and Structure of Cities and the Johanna Alderfer Harris and William H. Harris, M.D. Chair in Environmental Studies Ellen Stroud is quoted in the December 9 Time magazine cover story “America’s Pest Problem: It’s Time to Cull the Herd” (available online to subscribers only). An environmental historian, Stroud is the author […]