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Hundreds Gather for “Heritage and Hope” Conference

Posted September 30, 2010

Educators, activists, and policymakers from around the world forged connections at “Heritage and Hope: Women’s Education in a Global Context,” a conference held in honor of Bryn Mawr College’s 125th Anniversary Sept. 23-25 … Read more&raquo

Kristof Informs, Inspires in “Heritage and Hope” Closing Keynote

Posted September 30, 2010

Urging conference participants and students to seek opportunities to advance worldwide gender equality, New York Times columnist and author Nicholas Kristof closed the “Heritage and Hope” conference on an optimistic note.

U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer Gives Keynote Address for “Heritage and Hope”

Posted September 30, 2010

After a reception in which they could calculate their global footprint, create a miniature mudslide, step in front of a green screen and try their hand at weather forecasting, and walk through the iconic giant heart,  participants in the “Heritage and Hope” Conference settled into the Franklin Institute’s main hall to hear from  Melanne Verveer, […]

Bryn Mawr Celebrates Founding with Cake, Conference, Art Exhibition, and Mural Event on Sept. 23

Posted September 16, 2010

On Sept. 23 1885, Bryn Mawr’s first group of students entered Taylor Hall. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of this event, Bryn Mawr has a full day of activities scheduled. 12:30 p.m: Birthday cake ceremony on Merion Green (Campus Center rain location) with a cake provided by Charm City Cakes of Food Network’s Ace of […]

“Heritage and Hope: Women’s Education in a Global Context” Opens Registration on May 1

Posted April 29, 2010

As part of Bryn Mawr College’s 125th anniversary, the College will host an international conference celebrating the empowering heritage of women’s education and charting a course for its future titled “Heritage and Hope: Women’s Education in a Global Context.” Alumnae, students, staff, and others interested in attending the conference can register online via the Bryn […]

Plans for 125th Anniversary Include International Conference on Women’s Education

Posted April 8, 2010

As the first U.S. women’s college to offer students the chance to pursue a Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College has had since its founding in 1885 a bold vision for women and for the place they should occupy in the world. “Bryn Mawr is unique in that from its founding, the College placed no academic limits […]

Medieval-Studies Conference to Explore Translation

Posted February 8, 2010
manuscript illumination of Nicholas Oresme translating Aristotle

On Saturday, Feb. 20, Bryn Mawr will join the Delaware Valley Medieval Association (DMVA) in hosting a medieval-studies symposium. “Translatio and Translation in Medieval Europe,” to take place in Wyndham Alumnae House from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will examine an important aspect of medieval thought in a variety of contexts. “The concept of translation […]

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