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Angela Allard ’14 Blends Cultural Awareness with Public Health Studies in Ghana

Posted October 3, 2013
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By Ivy Gray-Klein ‘14 Angela Allard ’14 spent this past summer volunteering for Unite for Sight, a nonprofit health organization devoted to empowering global clinics with a focus on eye health and preventing blindness. Stationed in Ghana, Allard facilitated check-ups and provided educational health talks. “I literally spanned the whole country,” said Allard. “I went […]

Inaugural Pensby Center Internship Honors the History of Diversity

Posted June 24, 2013
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A luncheon and discussion group served as the kickoff event of the inaugural Pensby Center summer internships at the College. The two interns, Alexis De La Rosa ’15  and Lauren Footman ’14, discussed their planned research and projects, centered on uncovering the history of diversity at Bryn Mawr College. The internships are the result of […]

Bi-Co Delegation Travels to Ghana to Broaden Partnerships and Opportunities

Posted January 24, 2013

A trip to northern Ghana by a Bi-Co delegation of five served as a relationship-building visit to the Titagya Schools, a partner in the Learning and Narrating Childhoods 360° course, as well as an opportunity to broaden the relationship between Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges with Ghanaian education organizations and government ministries. Term Professors of […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Light Goes On (Sometimes Literally): Summer Science Research at Bryn Mawr

Posted February 10, 2011
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Each summer since 1989, the College has provided 35 or more students with 10-week research stipends to conduct independent research under the guidance of Bryn Mawr faculty members in the sciences and mathematics … Read more»

The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship: An Introduction to the Academic Life

Posted February 3, 2011
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The Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellowship supports college students who are interested in academic careers and committed to eradicating racial disparities … 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»

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 […]

Internship Fair, Information Session Present Opportunities to Students

Posted November 30, 2009
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Preparing briefings for the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, sequencing and analyzing DNA, and digging into a transportation archive for evidence of a community’s response to the loss of a light rail line are among the many tasks Bryn Mawr students undertook during internships last summer. Students can learn more about how to find […]