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Bryn Mawr President Travels to Jordan As Part of Interfaith Forum

Posted December 1, 2011
President Jane McAuliffe at the entrance to the king

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe joined Muslim and Catholic scholars, intellectuals, and clerics from 18 Islamic and non-Islamic countries in a three-day interfaith forum focused on the theme “Reason, Faith and the Human Person.” Read more »

Fall 2011 360° Explores the History, Science and Practice of Meditation and Other Mindful Practices

Posted March 31, 2011
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This fall a group of faculty and students will contemplate contemplation in a 360° course cluster that  explores the history, science and practice of meditation and other mindful practices. “360°: Contemplative Traditions” comprises three classes plus an independent study (a fourth course) that share an interest in contemplative or mindfulness traditions and practice. The courses […]

Bryn Mawr President Gives Keynote at Launch of New Cross-Cultural Research Initiative

Posted December 9, 2010
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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe addressed dozens of other scholars, religious leaders, and business people in New York in November at the launch of Contending Modernities: Catholic, Muslim, Secular. Contending Modernities is a cross-cultural research initiative based at the University of Notre Dame. Participants are “scholars, public intellectuals, and experts in Catholicism, Islam, and secularism from around the world,” […]