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Bryn Mawr Biology Students Present, Win Honors at Undergrad Bio and Chem Research Symposium

Posted November 18, 2010

Five Bryn Mawr students recently participated and three took prizes in the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Seniors Sara Marlow, Joanna Barkas, Amelie Raz, Emily Bergbower, and Alyssa Gagne spent Oct. 30 presenting their research in two poster sessions, during which they […]

Media: Bryn Mawr Teams With Other Colleges in Developing Humanoid Robot

Posted January 25, 2010

Bryn Mawr computer-science major Ashley Gavin ’10, who is researching walking algorithms for a robotic humanoid being developed by faculty and students at Bryn Mawr and a number of other U.S. and Korean colleges and universities, tells the Philadelphia City Paper how she’s also working to make science more accessible to kids. Bryn Mawr’s participation […]

NSF Awards Grant to Bryn Mawr and Spelman To Increase Number of Women in Mathematics

Posted January 24, 2008
photo: Rhonda Hughes

The National Science Foundation recently announced that it will invest a further $1.1 million in EDGE (Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education), a program founded and led by Bryn Mawr Professor of Mathematics Rhonda Hughes and Spelman College Professor of Mathematics Sylvia Bozeman. EDGE is designed to encourage women, especially women from underrepresented groups, to complete […]

New faculty: Michael Schulz ties relativity to quantum mechanics with string theory

Posted January 17, 2008
photo: Michael Schulz

Thanks to theories of relativity, science has developed ways to explain the relationships among energy, gravity, and mass, and with the rise of quantum physics, we have gotten a glimpse into the workings of subatomic particles. These hypotheses and laws have proven extraordinarily useful in expanding humankind’s understanding of the universe and of the individual […]