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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 […]

Economics Professor Michael Rock’s Research Highlighted by Wilson Center Panel and World Bank Papers

Posted August 8, 2013

Late last month Bryn Mawr Economics Professor Michael Rock was part of a Wilson Center panel titled “Asia: Urban Spaces, the Local Environment and Global Sustainability.” In addition, The World Bank recently published two of Rock’s papers that are based on his current research on China’s development: “Technological learning, energy efficiency, and CO2 emissions in […]

Bryn Mawr Economist Publishes Research on Democracy and Economic Development in Connection With Course

Posted March 21, 2013
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In the course “Democracy and Development,” Professors Michael Rock (Economics) and Marc Ross (Political Science) join students in examining democracy’s “third wave,” which occurred from 1974 to 1990 and during which the number of democracies in the world grew from 39 to 117. The aim of the course is to get students to examine what […]

Symposium Looks Beyond the Legacy of Oil

Posted January 31, 2013

Students in the 360° Course Cluster “The Transforming Legacy of Oil”  organized a symposium on Jan. 18, featuring a multi-disciplinary lineup of professionals discussing the impact of oil. The symposium, titled “Flourishing Beyond the Legacy of Oil,” opened with remarks by Professor of Growth and Structure of Cities Carola Hein. Student-moderated sessions focused on the […]

Professor of Economics Michael Rock Interviewed for Pakistani News Magazine

Posted November 15, 2012
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Pakistani news-magazine Herald conducted a live discussion with Professor of Economics Michael T. Rock on the topic of corrupt governments in unstable democracies, such as Pakistan. From the article: “Democratic governments in Pakistan have almost always been seen as corrupt. Recently, many senior members of the current administration have been facing serious allegations that they misused […]

Remarks by Yashaswini Singh ’13 at Women in Public Service Project Conference Now Online

Posted September 27, 2012
Student participants, from left to right: Kristie Hernandez, Scripps College; Dahna Black, Smith College; Yashaswini Singh, Bryn Mawr College; Olivia Low, Barnard College; Natalia Alvarez Diaz, Mount Holyoke College; Melda Salhab, Wellesley College; Ava Anderson, Mills College; and Claudia Garcia, Mount St. Mary

Singh spoke about the importance of equal access to economic resources for women around the world and was one of eight students from women’s colleges across the country to speak on the panel, which was held at Barnard College.

Yashaswini Singh ’13 Speaks at Women in Public Service Project Conference

Posted September 20, 2012
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Yashaswini Singh ’13 will be speaking at “A Global Conversation: Women Leaders Responding to the United Nations General Assembly,” hosted by the Women in Public Service Project (WPSP) and the U.N. General Assembly. On Monday, Sept. 24, the conference can be seen streaming live beginning at 6:20 p.m. EST. Singh will speak about the importance of […]

Economics Professor David Ross Testifies Before Philadelphia City Council in Support of Clean Air Act

Posted July 24, 2012
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Bryn Mawr Economics Professor David Ross recently spoke at a “citizens’ hearing” in Philadelphia’s City Council Chamber in support of a recently adopted resolution in support of the Clean Air Act. Professor Ross’ Statement to Philadelphia City Council Ross spoke specifically about the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed carbon standard for new power plants. “From an […]

Sarah Abbasi ’12: Meet a Mawrter

Posted March 29, 2012

In this week’s “Meet a Mawrter” video, Chicagoan Sarah Abbasi ’12 acknowledges that it took her a while to embrace Bryn Mawr’s traditions–but now she can’t imagine her Bryn Mawr experience without them.

360° for Fall 2012 Looks at the Global Impact of Oil

Posted March 15, 2012
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One of three newly designed 360° course clusters being offered for Fall 2012 examines the global impact of oil on the modern city and the world’s socioeconomic networks. “Transforming the Legacy of Oil” combines courses from Growth and Structure of Cities, Economics, and History to assess how oil has affected our built environment as well as local and global economies … Read more»