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Film Screenings, Colloquium Among Highlights of Meredith Monk Residency

Posted January 27, 2011

When Meredith Monk visits campus next week as a Hepburn fellow, students will have the opportunity to attend workshops and spend time with one of the world’s most celebrated interdisciplinary artists. Registration still open for free ”Dancing Voice/Singing Body” workshops. Among the highlights of Monk’s fellowship are free screenings of several films that either are […]

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

Posted January 27, 2011
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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 […]

Bryn Mawr College, Main Line MLK Association Celebrate MLK Day

Posted January 13, 2011
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In addition to its annual hosting of the Main Line Martin Luther King Association’s celebration of King’s life and legacy, Bryn Mawr College will recognize Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a number of service projects for the college community. Details about College-sponsored day-of-service projects can be found on the Civic Engagement Office’s website. The […]

Hogwarts Dinner at Bryn Mawr College Celebrates the End of Classes

Posted December 13, 2010

Hundreds of students filled Thomas Great Hall as dining services hosted a wildly popular Harry Potter-themed end of classes celebration. Bryn Mawr College Dining Services’ December 2010 Hogwarts-themed end-of-the semester dinner in Thomas Great Hall. Dining Services staff members  played the roles of the Hogwarts faculty, and several of their young relatives acted as Hogwarts students. […]

Exhibition Celebrates Completion of Semester I of First 360°

Posted December 9, 2010
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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 […]

Helene Gayle, Chief Exec of CARE, To Receive 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal

Posted November 18, 2010
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To Attend the Ceremony To reserve a space at the award ceremony, fill out this form on the Hepburn Center’s website. Tickets also available at the door. The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center at Bryn Mawr College will present the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian […]

College Hosts Hundreds During Activities-Packed Family Weekend

Posted November 11, 2010
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More than 500 friends and family members of Bryn Mawr students joined Bryn Mawr alumnae and faculty and staff on campus last weekend for the most well-attended Family Weekend the College has ever held. The weekend featured student performances; on-campus painting of the College’s 125th mural; alumnae field hockey, soccer, and basketball games; and much […]

Family Weekend Celebrates Bryn Mawr’s 125th, Athletic Association’s 120th

Posted November 3, 2010

From Friday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 7, Bryn Mawr will host almost 525 members of students’ families at Family Weekend 2010. The three-day event will feature activities all over campus led by faculty, staff, and students. The visitors will attend lectures by faculty and staff, receive tours of the campus and of Philadelphia, and […]

Symposium and Reception to Honor Retiring Art Historian, Former GSAS Dean Dale Kinney

Posted September 30, 2010
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On Wednesday, Oct. 6, Eugenia Chase Guild Professor in the Humanities Dale Kinney will be honored by current and former students from around the country—including Alicia Walker ’94, who will take Kinney’s place on the history of art faculty next year—at a daylong symposium in Wyndham’s Ely Room. As the seminar draws to a close, […]

U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer Gives Keynote Address for “Heritage and Hope”

Posted September 30, 2010
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After a reception in which they could calculate their global footprint, create a miniature mudslide, step in front of a green screen and try their hand at weather forecasting, and walk through the iconic giant heart,  participants in the “Heritage and Hope” Conference settled into the Franklin Institute’s main hall to hear from  Melanne Verveer, […]

Bryn Mawr Alumnae and Students Get Together for an Evening of Networking

Posted September 16, 2010

As part of the Alumnae Volunteer Summit on Saturday, Sept. 11, nearly 125 Bryn Mawr students had the opportunity to connect with nearly 50 alumnae at a Conversations on Careers Dinner in Thomas Great Hall. The career networking event was co-sponsored by the Alumnae Association and the Career Development Office. Alumnae at the event  work […]

Convocation Kicks Off 125th-Anniversary Celebration With a Call to Educate Women Worldwide—and a Party

Posted September 2, 2010

Bryn Mawr’s Fall Convocation 2010 marked the official start of the College’s 125th anniversary with colorful ceremony and a stirring speech from President Jane McAuliffe, who asserted that Bryn Mawr  is ideally positioned to serve as  “a voice for the education and empowerment of women worldwide.” The president then invited the community to  a picnic […]

Staff Members Honored at Picnic

Posted June 24, 2010
Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe (right center) with 2010 McPherson Award Winners (from left) Sally Allison, Vanessa Christman, and Dawn Bruton.

President Jane McAuliffe and Human Resources Director Joe Bucci presented the 2010 McPherson Awards for Excellence and Service to three members of the College’s staff at the staff-appreciation picnic earlier this month. A fourth staff member was recognized for environmental stewardship with the Newberry Award … Read more»

Reunion Attendance Expected to Increase by 25 Percent

Posted May 20, 2010
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More than 800 Bryn Mawr alumnae/i, including several from the class of 1940, will be returning to campus Friday, May 28, through Sunday, May 30, to take up their lanterns at Reunion 2010 … Read more»

May Day Celebration in Pictures

Posted May 6, 2010
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Warm weather and sunny skies made for a truly “Grand” May Day. The day was photographically captured by Amanda Cegielski ’09. View a slide show of all of Cegielski’s stunning photos from the day on Flickr.

Grand May Day Scheduled for May 2

Posted April 23, 2010
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This year’s May Day celebration will occur on Sunday, May 2. All of the day’s events are free, and most are open to the general public … Read more»

Founder of Kenyan Scholarship Fund Headlines Project Educate in Africa Fundraiser

Posted April 22, 2010
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Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, the founder of the Akili Dada scholarship fund for Kenyan girls, will speak at a fundraising gala sponsored by Project Educate in Africa this Friday, April 22, in Thomas Great Hall. The event will also feature party music, catering by a local African restaurant, and a silent auction of unique hand-made craft items […]

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 […]

McAuliffe Welcomes Vickers Back for Portrait Unveiling

Posted March 26, 2010
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The new portrait of President Emeritus Nancy J. Vickers unveiled in Thomas Great Hall last week differs from the official portraits of Vickers’ predecessors in one surprising particular: it is the first of Bryn Mawr’s presidential portraits to be painted by a woman … Read more»

Exploring the Diversity of the Black Experience: Black History Month at Bryn Mawr

Posted January 28, 2010

“The Black experience is not monolithic,” Katie Merrill ’12 and Mikecia Witherspoon  ’12 explain as they describe the theme for this year’s Black History Month programming, which they have co-chaired.  “Although there is a group identity among African Americans, we are individuals with our own stories.” Bryn Mawr kicks off Black History Month on Friday, […]

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