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Archive for July, 2015

College Access Partnership Between Bryn Mawr and Latino Community Organization Continues to Grow

Posted July 28, 2015
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Ana Cordova ’13 knows how lucky she was to be recruited in high school to participate in Bright Prospect, a program that helps high-achieving students from low-income families attend college. “Bright Prospect believed I was capable of not only attending but also graduating from a four-year institution. I would have never heard of Bryn Mawr […]

Psychology’s Clark McCauley Quoted in Article About Tennessee Shooter

Posted July 22, 2015
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Bryn Mawr Psychology Professor Clark McCauley, whose recent research has focused on the process of radicalization, was recently quoted in an article that appeared on the website of Salt Lake City, Utah, television station KUTV. The article, about Mohammad Abdulazeez, who shot and killed  four Marines and a Navy sailor at two military facilities in […]

If a Tree Falls in the Forest, Do Ants Care?

Posted July 21, 2015
Photo credit: Andrew McDevitt

“Ants work hard,” explains Tess McCabe ‘16. “In fact, a single leafcutter colony can consume more than the average cow.” During her summer internship at Harvard Forest and Black Rock Forest, McCabe got a close-up look at just how hard members of the Formicidae family have to work these days just to survive. “Our forests […]

Recent Bryn Mawr Alumna and Current Student Among Faces of the NAACP’s Future

Posted July 13, 2015
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Among those featured in the Philadelphia Daily News article “The Faces of the NAACP’s Future” are Lauren Footman ’14 and Danielle Roomes ’17. While a student, Footman formed Bryn Mawr’s chapter of the NAACP and she is now the president of the NAACP’s Pennsylvania State Youth and College Division. Roomes is the chapter’s current president. […]

Former President Jane McAuliffe Named Director of National and International Outreach at the Library of Congress

Posted July 10, 2015
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Former Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe was recently named the Director of National and International Outreach at the Library of Congress, where she has served as the director of the John W. Kluge Center since October 2014. The new service unit will include the Kluge Center and the Office of Scholarly Programs as well as […]

Seven Sisters Partners Launch New Archives Project

Posted July 9, 2015
An undated photo of the Bryn Mawr Archery Team. Courtesy of Bryn Mawr College Special Collections

The women’s colleges once known as the “Seven Sisters” have launched College Women: Documenting the History of Women in Higher Education College Women brings together—for the first time online—digitized letters, diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs of women who attended the seven partner institutions: Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Smith, Vassar, Wellesley, and Radcliffe (now the Schlesinger […]

Ayesha Mir ’16 Writes Piece for NewsWorks

Posted July 6, 2015

A Political Science major and English minor, Ayesah Mir ’16 is interning at NewsWorks, the online home of WHYY News and its network of journalism partners in Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware. In her article, Mir highlights an interactive performance dealing with issues of race that took place in a house that served as a […]