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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. […]

Send Bryn Mawr a Virtual Postcard this Summer

Posted May 15, 2014
Emily Adams

Last summer we loved finding out what you were up to via the Summer at BMC blog, which showcased virtual postcards and recurring blog posts from Mawrters on summer break. This year, we hope to again hear about your internships, beach reads, funded research, science hypotheses, archaeological digs, and time spent relaxing with friends, too! […]

Jacqueline Handy ’14 Reflects on Her Bryn Mawr Experience

Posted May 8, 2014

Handy will join the more than 300 other undergraduate members of the class 2014 and the graduating members of Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at Bryn Mawr’s Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17.

Tianyuan Zhang ’15 Reports Back From Internship in Sochi Russia

Posted March 27, 2014

Tianyuan Zhang ’15, as well as Sara Powell ’15 and Haverford student Katherine Mahoney ’14, spent three weeks interning at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia earlier this year. The three Russian majors worked as interns with NBCUniversal, broadcaster of the 2014 Olympics, serving as tour guides. “As Russian speakers, Sara, Kate, I all […]

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

Posted March 20, 2014
Ashley Hahn

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 and Haverford to Offer Enhanced Career and Professional Development Services

Posted April 4, 2013

The pressures on college students to have substantive internship and professional experiences before graduating have never been stronger. This fall, students at Bryn Mawr and Haverford will enjoy an even greater level of career and professional development services as each school launches independent centers that will continue to leverage the strengths of the Bi-Co model […]

Sydney Espinosa ’14 Experiences CSI Firsthand Through Funded Internship

Posted April 4, 2013
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For devoted CSI fan Sydney Espinosa ’14, an internship at the crime scene unit of the Forensic Science Division of the Austin Police Department in Austin, TX, was a grisly fairytale come true. But, she reports, “Living out the reality was infinitely more glamorous and interesting than anything I watched on TV.” In the field […]

SmartMoney Focuses on Bryn Mawr for Article About Generous Aid Packages Offered by Liberal Arts Colleges

Posted September 13, 2012

A recent article in SmartMoney about the generous aid packages often offered by private liberal arts colleges focuses on Nicole Barker, an “aspiring Egyptologist from Evanston, Ill.,” who was accepted by both Bryn Mawr and the seemingly much less expansive University of Illinois. From the article: “The aspiring Egyptologist from Evanston, Ill., had gotten into […]

Bryn Mawr Students Study in St. Petersburg as Part of Russian Flagship Program

Posted May 3, 2012
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Bryn Mawr students Marina Kec ’12 and Brandy Thoma ’12 have spent the past nine months immersed in Russian culture as part of a rigorous program available only at a few select colleges and universities. The Russian Flagship Program is an academic track open to all Tri-Co undergraduates who wish to attain superior Russian-language proficiency through an […]

Career Opportunities for Bi-Co Students Abound This Winter Break

Posted December 15, 2011

“Finding a mentor is invaluable for young women to succeed,” said Valerie Jarrett, the Obama administration’s senior adviser and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs, at the Women in Public Service Project‘s  inaugural colloquium on Thursday, Dec. 15. The WPSP’s goal is to increase women’s representation among leaders in the public […]

Opportunity May Knock at Summer-Funding Fair

Posted October 27, 2011

Last summer, some Bryn Mawr students traveled to Wyoming to collect data that may help determine how mountain ranges came to be distributed across western North America. Another spent time in Paris and Chicago, comparing the effects hosting World’s Fairs in the late 19th century had on the two cities’ development. Others worked to improve […]

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 […]

Elizabeth Held ’12 Named USA Today Collegiate Correspondent

Posted September 8, 2011
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This semester, Elizabeth Held ’12 is working for USA Today as a Collegiate Correspondent. She’ll be writing one article every week on the USA Today College website. Her first article, published on Sunday, is about pair of Princeton students who have taken a break from their own studies to start a nonprofit focused on education reform. […]

Bryn Mawr’s Summer Bloggers Are Going Places

Posted June 9, 2011
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Bryn Mawr Women Go Places in the Summer. That’s a fact—and it’s also the name of a blog by Bryn Mawr students about research and internships they’re conducting during the College’s summer vacation. They’re writing from (among other places) Washington, D.C.; Lusaka, Zambia; Baltimore, Maryland; Chicago; upstate New York; and Paris—Paris, France, that is—not the […]

Online Database Makes Bryn Mawr Collections Searchable

Posted March 3, 2011
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Now, for the first time, community members can browse through the College’s art and artifact collections online … Read more»

Hanna Holborn Gray Research Fellowship Offers a First Look at Long-term Independent Research

Posted January 20, 2011
2010 HHG Fellow Jen Rajchel

The Hanna Holborn Gray ’50 Research Fellowship gives rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to conduct independent research in the humanities and humanistic social sciences during the summer months, with guidance and support from experienced scholars … Read more»

Ann Lutes Johnson Summer Lecture Series Brings Prominent Women of Science to BMC

Posted June 24, 2010
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Astronomer Vera Rubin, whose work established the presence of “dark matter” in the universe, will give the first of two lectures in the Ann Lutes Johnson Lecture Series on Monday, July 12, at 4 p.m. in the Ely Room of Wyndham Alumnae House. Bryn Mawr alumna Nancy Craig ’73, who is renowned for her contributions […]

Bryn Mawr Women Go Places in the Summer … and Blog About It

Posted May 28, 2010
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Mumbai, France, Oregon, the lab, the theater, the city, the country, the burbs. A summer of service, a summer of research, a summer of work, a summer of learning something new. Mawrters go places in the summer! Now there is a forum for the musings of these intrepid adventurers: Bryn Mawr Women Go Places in […]