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John and Joanne Payson ’75 MA ’09 Donate Art to Special Collections

Posted May 22, 2014
Art from Payson Gift

John and Joanne Payson ’75 MA ’09 rounded off a year of exceptional generosity by donating a collection of 20th-century prints and print portfolios to Bryn Mawr College’s Special Collections. The donation includes work by notable American artists who came to prominence in the 1920s and 30s, among them Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Jack Levine, […]

Student Artists Featured in Spring Art Exhibition

Posted April 11, 2013

Bryn Mawr’s Art Club hosted a Spring Art Exhibition Opening on April 9. Featuring a variety of student-created artwork, the exhibition includes photography, digital art, drawings, and paintings from: Meredith Davis ’13 Amelia Light ’13 Duong Nguyen ’13 Amelia Lee Zhi Yi ’13 Elizabeth Reilly ’14 Emelie Curl ’14 Prianna Pathak ’14 Sara Gladwin ’14 […]

Students Present Research Findings in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Computer Science, and More at Poster Session

Posted September 20, 2012

Research findings from more than 40 Bryn Mawr students who took part in the College’s Summer Science Research Program were on display in the Campus Center last week, where a steady stream of students, faculty, and staff stopped by to ask questions and find out more from the participants during the program’s annual poster session. […]

Extraordinary Gift by Jacqueline Koldin Levine ’46 and Howard Levine Reinvigorates Bryn Mawr’s Art Collection

Posted September 6, 2012
Howard Levine & Brian Wallace, curator and academic liaison for art and artifacts, in the Levines’ home gallery before the collection’s move

This summer, Jacqueline Koldin Levine ’46 and her husband, Howard Levine, have reinvigorated Bryn Mawr’s extensive collection of works on paper thanks to an extraordinarily generous gift of nearly 500 pieces. “Over the course of 20 years, Jacqueline and Howard have assembled an unparalleled collection of works by 19th and 20th century artists,” says Brian […]

Hanna Holborn Gray Fellows Present Research on Thursday, Sept. 15, and Thursday, Sept. 22

Posted September 14, 2011
Rachel Kesselman

Each summer, the college offers up to 15 Hanna Holborn Gray Research Fellowships, which give rising juniors and seniors $3,600 grants to pursue specialized research projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. The work can be the beginning of a senior thesis or a project that stands alone. The summer 2011 Hanna Holborn Gray […]

Diversity Leadership Group Selects Six “Class Dismissed” Projects for Funding

Posted May 12, 2011

As part of a yearlong initiative titled “Class Dismissed? Furthering the Dialogue About Class,” the Diversity Leadership Group and Diversity Council in early March invited members of the Bryn Mawr campus community to submit proposals for collaborative projects designed to spark dialogue on the topic of class. The group expected to select three proposals to […]

Growth and Structure of Cities Department Concludes 40th-Anniversary Celebration With Exhibition

Posted April 28, 2011
julie-beckman-19952

Bryn Mawr’s Growth and Structure of Cities Department concludes celebrations of its 40th anniversary with a show of student and alumnae/i work and a reception for faculty, students, and graduates on Friday, April 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the Goodhart atrium and Hepburn Teaching Theater. All interested faculty, students, and staff from the […]

Library Exhibition of Givens Collection Treasures Focuses on African-American Research Collections

Posted February 16, 2011
phyllis-wheatley-portrait

A new exhibition sponsored by the Friends of the Bryn Mawr College Library and the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research focuses on African-American research collections.

Lecture on African-American Research Collections Opens Exhibition at Bryn Mawr

Posted February 3, 2011
phyllis-wheatley-portrait

A special lecture on Feb. 8 will mark the opening of the exhibition “The Arts of Social Justice: The Archie Givens, Sr. Collection of African American Literature” … Read more»

Exhibition Features Objects Collected by Arctic Anthropologist Frederica de Laguna

Posted January 27, 2011
photo of tupilaq monster carved of ivory

A special exhibition tells the story of professor Frederica de Laguna’s groundbreaking work as an archaeologist and ethnographer in the arctic

Keynote by Scholar of Hip-Hop Pedagogy, Exhibition Highlight Black History Month Calendar

Posted January 27, 2011
photo of Marc Lamont Hill

Activist, scholar and cultural critic Marc Lamont Hill, an anthropologist of education who has been identified as one of the leading public intellectuals of the hip-hop generation, will provide the keynote address for Bryn Mawr’s 2011 celebration of Black History Month. Hill, who regularly provides commentary for media outlets including NPR, the Washington Post, Essence […]

Exhibition Celebrates Completion of Semester I of First 360°

Posted December 9, 2010
parkway

On Friday, Dec. 10, students from 360°: Changing Education will celebrate the successful first semester of this exciting new interdisciplinary and interactive educational experience for students and faculty with an informal reception and exhibition of work (both visual and textual) from the semester. The reception will take place from 3-5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 10, on […]

Worlds To Discover: 125 Years of Collections at Bryn Mawr College Opens

Posted September 16, 2010

Worlds to Discover: 125 Years of Collections at Bryn Mawr College officially opens in Canaday Library on Thursday, Sept. 23, and will run through May 28, 2011.

Bryn Mawr Celebrates Founding with Cake, Conference, Art Exhibition, and Mural Event on Sept. 23

Posted September 16, 2010

On Sept. 23 1885, Bryn Mawr’s first group of students entered Taylor Hall. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of this event, Bryn Mawr has a full day of activities scheduled. 12:30 p.m: Birthday cake ceremony on Merion Green (Campus Center rain location) with a cake provided by Charm City Cakes of Food Network’s Ace of […]

Plans for 125th Anniversary Include International Conference on Women’s Education

Posted April 8, 2010

As the first U.S. women’s college to offer students the chance to pursue a Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College has had since its founding in 1885 a bold vision for women and for the place they should occupy in the world. “Bryn Mawr is unique in that from its founding, the College placed no academic limits […]

Red Grooms Exhibition: Iconic Pieces and Previously Unseen Works

Posted March 4, 2010
grooms_nighthawks

Bryn Mawr College’s 2010 spring exhibition, Old Masters and Modern Muses: Red Grooms’s Portraits of Artists, 1957-2009, showcases more than 30 works of art by prominent American artist Red Grooms … Read more»

Darwin’s Ancestors Exhibition to Open Thursday, Oct. 22, With Lecture on Early Geneticists

Posted October 15, 2009
darwin-in-punch

The new exhibition Darwin’s Ancestors: Tracing the Origins of the “Origin of Species,” will open on Thursday, Oct. 22, with a lecture by Swarthmore College Professor of Biology Scott Gilbert, titled “Disagreements among Friends: How T. H. Morgan and E. B. Wilson’s Agreeing to Disagree Helped Establish Genetics and the Modern Synthesis.” Read more»

Exhibition on women’s colleges opens Monday with discussion of Bryn Mawr campus life through the decades

Posted February 27, 2009
Photograph of Parade Night, 1911, from the Bryn Mawr College Special Collections

The new exhibition “The Very Best Thing in a Girl’s Life”: Early Women’s Colleges in Fiction and Fact draws on the Bryn Mawr College library’s large collection of turn-of-the-century fiction about college girls, and on scrapbooks, diaries, and correspondence from some of Bryn Mawr’s earliest graduates. Read more »

“Documenting Ethnic Wedding Traditions” features photographs by Katrina Thomas ’49

Posted September 18, 2008

“Documenting Ethnic Wedding Traditions in America: The Photographs of Katrina Thomas,” an exhibition of work by Katrina Thomas ’49, opened on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Canaday Library Class of 1912 Rare Book Room. The exhibition was curated by Tracie Wilson, 2007-08 Postdoctoral Fellow in Scholarly Information Resources, and Jenny Castle ’09. The images in […]