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Bryn Mawr College Names New Residential Space in Honor of School’s First African-American Alumna

Posted August 31, 2015
President Cassidy and students Grace Pusey, Khadijah Seay, and Danielle Cadet unveil at the Cook Center dedication.

UPDATED ON SEPT 3: WATCH VIDEO OF PRESIDENT CASSIDY ANNOUNCE THE NAME CHANGE AT CONVOCATION Bryn Mawr College is pleased to announce the opening of The Enid Cook ’31 Center, a newly renovated residential space that will also serve as the Black Cultural Center. It is the first building on Bryn Mawr’s campus named in […]

New Residence Hall Welcomes Students

Posted August 31, 2015
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Over the last few days, students have settled into the first new residence hall to be built on campus since 1969. The hall, which has yet to be named, is made up of 101 single occupancy rooms. Combined with the new Cook Center, the new hall increases the College’s housing capacity by more than 50 […]

Bryn Mawr Welcomes the Class of 2019

Posted August 27, 2015
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Mild temperatures and sunny skies made for a perfect move-in day for Bryn Mawr College’s class of 2019. PHOTO GALLERY The 389 member undergraduate class is the largest to ever enroll at Bryn Mawr. Thirty six states, Washington, D.C, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and 36 foreign countries including Albania, Brazil, China, Cuba, France, […]

Thomas Lloyd’s Bonhoeffer to be Performed in New York and Philadelphia

Posted August 27, 2015

Bonhoeffer — a choral-theater composition from Thomas Lloyd, Haverford professor of music and director of the Choral and Vocal Studies Program for Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges will be performed by the professional chamber choir The Crossing, under the direction of Donald Nally on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Union Theological Seminary in New York and […]

Tirsa Delate ’16 Works With PACT for Animals Through Service Program

Posted August 12, 2015
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Feb. 15, 2016 Update: Read about PACT for Animals in this Philadelphia Inquirer article. After nine months apart, Maya, a shepherd mix, sprints across the grass to greet her owners, who have just returned from an Army deployment. Maya’s tail wags frantically as her owners pet and hug her to say hello. This joyful reunion […]

Bridget Murray ’17 Uncovers the Past on Tennessee Campus

Posted August 12, 2015
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“I knew if I wanted to work in archaeology, I needed to attend a field school,” explains Bridget Murray ’17, an anthropology and linguistics double major. Her summer internship at the Sewanee Environmental Institute’s Summer Field School in Archaeology provided her with hands-on experience—and the chance to reinforce just how much she enjoys the field. […]

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley’s Expertise on Terrorism Featured in Several Outlets

Posted August 11, 2015
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Bryn Mawr Psychology Professor Clark McCauley is quoted and his research cited in the article Recovering From Hate on the website Nova Next, NOVA’s digital publication that providing in-depth articles and commentaries from some of the most respected journalists, scientists, and engineers. In addition, he has co-written an article for United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research […]

LILAC Director Gives Career Advice in PhillyVoice Article

Posted August 10, 2015

Leadership, Innovation, and the Liberal Arts Center Director Katie Krimmel is among the higher ed professionals and professors quoted in this PhillyVoice article full of words of wisdom for the Class of 2019 as they prepare to begin college. Krimmel wrote about landing a job after graduation. From the article: “Engage in any activity where […]

Physics Major’s Summer Internships Focus on Environmental Activism

Posted August 3, 2015
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She dreams of teaching physics—a subject she loves for its power “to describe the world around us.” But Carol Bowe ’17 has more on her mind than e = mc2. As a high school student, she was deeply engaged with environmental education activities, and as a future high school teacher, she is adamant about continuing […]