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Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Posted February 11, 2009
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Jane Golden and Jane McAuliffe

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, and a host of other luminaries gathered at the National Constitution Center Saturday to honor Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the 2009 Katherine Hepburn Medal in recognition of her tireless efforts to build community through public art, engage at-risk youth, beautify the city and work toward social justice.

Maya Ajmera ’89 to speak on her journey from Bryn Mawr to global social entrepreneurship

Posted November 24, 2008

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Katherine Houghton Hepburn Center will present a talk by Hepburn Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89, the founder and president of the Global Fund for Children, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room of Wyndham Alumnae House. The Global Fund for Children (GFC) makes small grants to innovative community-based organizations working with […]

Chat about Candide with Arden’s artistic and managing directors

Posted September 19, 2008

In conjunction with the Arden Theatre’s production of Candide—a staging of Leonard Bernstein’s musical version of Voltaire’s classic satire—the Hepburn Center has organized a discussion led by Artistic Director Terry Nolen and Managing Director Amy Murphy, a 2008-09 Hepburn Fellow, about the background of the play, the major themes and issues it raises, and the […]

Hepburn Center appoints new fellows, announces plans for fall semester

Posted September 5, 2008

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center will be welcoming three Hepburn Fellows to campus this year: Amy Murphy, managing director of Philadelphia’s Arden Theatre Company; Maya Ajmera ’89, founder and president of the Global Fund for Children; and Ana María López, ’82, associate dean for outreach and multicultural affairs, associate professor of clinical medicine and pathology, […]

Former Hepburn Fellow Karen Stephenson to discuss social-network analysis as a tool for social change

Posted April 17, 2008
Stephenson photo

On Thursday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in Wyndham House’s Ely Room, the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center will present “Social Network Analysis as a Tool for Social Change,” a talk by 2006-07 Hepburn Fellow Karen Stephenson, who has continued to work with Bryn Mawr students and faculty members since her tenure as a fellow last […]

On campus this week: Disabilites and communication; Bi-Co Orchestra; International Justice Week; Collective memory of intractable conflicts; Local food and wine with Judy Wicks, the Fit Club

Posted April 3, 2008

Symposium: Access, Awareness and Allies. Have you ever been challenged to understand or be understood by someone with a disability that affects communication? Have you been curious about sign language interpreters or transcribers in your class? Have you seen a request for a note-taker for a classmate and wondered what that’s all about? The Office […]