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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 […]

Piper Martz ’16 Goes from Doing Research in Bolivia to Representing the U.S. at the World Expo in Milan, Italy

Posted March 10, 2015
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Quinoa is a high-protein, gluten-free grain-like food which just a few years ago was relatively unknown outside of old-school health-food stores and the regions of South America where it’s harvested. But now quinoa can be found everywhere from the fanciest restaurants to family picnics. While many have come to enjoy quinoa’s distinctive nutty taste, chances […]

Sangita Kanumalla ’14 to Study Arabic in Oman Through Boren Scholarship

Posted May 15, 2014
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A passion for Middle Eastern studies will take Sangita Kanumalla ’14 to Muscat, Oman, for an academic year as a recipient of the prestigious Boren Scholarship. The Boren Scholarship is a federal initiative designed to build a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with critical foreign language and international skills and provides students […]

Community is Key for Aspiring Advocate and Watson Fellowship Awardee Ashley Hahn ‘14

Posted March 20, 2014
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Ashley Hahn’s lifelong passion for community service began when she was barely a toddler, tagging along with her father at local fire department events in her hometown of Allamuchy, N.J. At Bryn Mawr, the same commitment to community drew the psychology and political science double major to the Praxis program, where she was able to […]

Bryn Mawr Funding Helps Hundreds of Students With Summer Internships

Posted September 12, 2013
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Last week, Bryn Mawr Now featured the many students who sent us “postcard” blog posts about their summer internships and other activities, but they weren’t the only Mawrters keeping busy over the summer. Thanks to the generosity of Bryn Mawr College alumnae and other donors, Bryn Mawr students held internships from as far away as […]

Bryn Mawr Students Begin Post-Graduate Internships at CARE and Women’s World Banking

Posted September 12, 2013
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At the beginning of the 2013 spring semester, Bryn Mawr announced the creation of two paid post-graduation internships at major international organizations concerned with the global advancement of women. Those internships recently began as Madhavika (Maddy) Bajoria ’13 started at CARE in Washington D.C. and Ying (Susan) Gao ’13 at Women’s World Banking in New […]

Bryn Mawr Economist Publishes Research on Democracy and Economic Development in Connection With Course

Posted March 21, 2013
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In the course “Democracy and Development,” Professors Michael Rock (Economics) and Marc Ross (Political Science) join students in examining democracy’s “third wave,” which occurred from 1974 to 1990 and during which the number of democracies in the world grew from 39 to 117. The aim of the course is to get students to examine what […]