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Our Collective Endeavor: Boston

Posted December 15, 2014

On Dec. 2, 2014, President Kim Cassidy joined alumnae/i, family, and friends in Boston to discuss how Bryn Mawr is meeting challenges, making choices, and managing change. It was a wonderful opportunity to see old friends, make new ones, and learn more about how we can all help the College in “Our Collective Endeavor” of […]

Bryn Mawr Student-Led Demonstration Makes Headlines

Posted December 11, 2014

Bryn Mawr students organized a demonstration on December 8 in protest of the grand jury decisions not to pursue charges in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. The demonstration was meant to bring attention to the inequities that are embedded in our judicial and other systems and was covered by nearly every broadcast […]

Bryn Mawr Among the Finalists for Presidential Award on Community Service Honor Roll

Posted December 11, 2014

The Corporation for National and Community Service has once again recognized Bryn Mawr College for its exemplary community service programs, particularly lauding the College’s efforts in promoting economic justice and anti-poverty work. For the sixth year in a row, Bryn Mawr earned a slot on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Additionally this […]

Winners of Project Dorm Room Announced

Posted December 10, 2014

Whether their look is Art Nouveau or Chic on a Student Budget, the participants in this year’s Project Dorm Room contest have all channeled their inner Martha Stewart to put their personal stamp on their rooms. The annual room design contest, now in its seventh year, begins with first-round voting by the student body, with […]

Bryn Mawr Students Tackle Heavy Subject: Weightlifting

Posted December 10, 2014

Bryn Mawr is a place where women grow stronger in their academic abilities and strengthen their knowledge both of a field of study and of the world. But for Monica Nelson ’14 and Bryce Lewis ’16, Bryn Mawr has also been a place where they’ve been able to experience a more tangible growth and strengthening […]

President Cassidy Attends Second White House College Opportunity Day of Action

Posted December 5, 2014
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On Thursday, Dec. 4, Bryn Mawr President Kim Cassidy joined President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and a number of college presidents and other education leaders from around the nation at the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action. These events have centered around strategies for helping more students, especially those from lower-income […]

Biology Students Take Top Spots at Research Symposium

Posted December 4, 2014
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Three students who do research with Biology Chair Tamara Davis took home separate first place awards for poster presentations at the 17th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences. Carolyne Face ’15, Rachel Shields ’15, and Nicole Hamagami ’16 were all recognized for the quality of their presentations with first place awards […]