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Archive for January, 2014

Bryn Mawr Students Part of Team That Earns Top Spot at Tri-Co Hack-a-Thon

Posted January 30, 2014

More than 60 students from Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore colleges gathered as 14 teams in Haverford’s Founders Great Hall over the weekend for the first-ever Tri-Co Hack-a-Thon. As noted in this Haverford College post on the event, the teams “had just 48 hours to conceive, develop, and present web and mobile technology ideas” and […]

Film Studies Program Brings Video Artist Richard Fung to Campus on Monday, Feb. 10

Posted January 30, 2014
Richard Fung 2011

The Film Studies Program at Bryn Mawr College provides students with opportunities to study the history, theory, and criticism of moving images, with an emphasis on the analysis and interpretation of cinema as a key form in modern visual culture. On Monday, Feb. 10, the program, along with the 1902 Lecture Fund, Gender & Sexuality […]

Physics Department Welcomes Diverse Group of Alumnae Back to Campus for Panel

Posted January 30, 2014
Physics Panel

Throughout the year, Bryn Mawr’s academic departments and various student groups invite alumnae back to campus to give current students a sense of the diverse paths their degree might take them. The Bryn Mawr chapter of the Society of Physics Students recently welcomed back to campus Padmini A. Menu ’98, Emily Gallagher ’85, Mary Kutteruf […]

Dept. of Energy Video on Women in STEM Features Carter Wall ’83

Posted January 28, 2014

Carter Wall ’83, who was a biology major at Bryn Mawr and who is currently the director of the solar operations division at a Boston-area electrical construction company, is an ambassador for the Department of Energy’s Clean Energy Education and Empowerment Initiative and the first profile in the department’s new #WomeninSTEM video series. Wall on […]

Medha Ghosh ’16 Published on Browntourage Blog

Posted January 23, 2014

An interview conducted by Medha Ghosh ’16 was published on the diversity, activism, and culture blog Browntourage on Nov. 25. Ghosh reviewed rapper M.I.A’s recent show at Terminal 5 in New York City and interviewed M.I.A’s drummer, Kiran Gandhi. The article is Ghosh’s first piece for the publication. Bryn Mawr Now asked Ghosh about her […]

What’s Old is New as Tiny Worms Reshape Biology Lab

Posted January 23, 2014
A two-headed planarian

When Bryn Mawr’s biology department was looking for a new laboratory lecturer, they hoped to find someone who could help change the introductory biology lab from a somewhat traditional, structured environment featuring experiments with predicted outcomes to one that might better reflect the sort of work an advanced researcher does. All while still teaching students necessary core concepts.

Interim President Cassidy Attends White House Summit on Increasing College Access and Completion Rates for Low-Income Students

Posted January 16, 2014
white house

Bryn Mawr College Interim President Kim Cassidy joined President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and an invited group of approximately 150 higher education, government, philanthropic, and business leaders today for a White House summit on increasing college access and completion rates for students from low-income families and underrepresented minority groups.  Bryn Mawr was invited […]

Bryn Mawr’s Inclusion in White House Summit on College Access Garners Media Attention

Posted January 16, 2014

Bryn Mawr’s inclusion in today’s White House summit on college access for low-income students was covered by a number of national and local media outlets including NPR, KYW Newsradio, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. From NPR: Bryn Mawr College is located just outside of Philadelphia, but every year the school goes looking for students in Boston. […]

Interim President Cassidy to Attend White House Summit on Increasing College Access and Completion Rates for Low-Income Students

Posted January 15, 2014
white house

Bryn Mawr College Interim President Kim Cassidy will join President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and an invited group of approximately 150 higher education, government, philanthropic, and business leaders on Thursday, Jan. 16, for a White House summit on increasing college access and completion rates for students from low-income families and underrepresented minority groups. […]

Statement on ASA Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Posted January 3, 2014

Central to our mission statement is Bryn Mawr College’s belief that only through considering many perspectives do we gain a deeper understanding of each other and the world. We are a community that respects differing views and one that emphasizes learning through conversation and collaboration. Therefore, Bryn Mawr College opposes the American Studies Association’s boycott […]