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Bryn Mawr Mourns the Passing of Esteemed Professor of Anthropology Philip Kilbride

Posted September 19, 2012

Esteemed Professor of Anthropology Philip Kilbride passed away on Saturday, Sept. 15. On Monday, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe sent a brief note to the Bryn Mawr community with the sad news. Today, McAuliffe sent the below message, which includes details about a life celebration that’s being held Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7 -9 p.m. […]

Changes to Take Place in Bryn Mawr Graduate Programs

Posted July 21, 2011

This spring, Bryn Mawr’s Committee on Academic Priorities (CAP), the provost’s office, the general faculty, and the administration wrapped up two separate processes aimed at enhancing Bryn Mawr’s academic strength. Both processes have impacted graduate studies at Bryn Mawr College. Over the past year, CAP, which is a representative body composed of faculty members, has […]

Bryn Mawr Technical Director of Theater Hiroshi Iwasaki, Creator of Imaginary Worlds, Dies at 59

Posted December 2, 2010

Bryn Mawr College and the Philadelphia theater community both suffered a great loss with the death last week of Hiroshi Iwasaki, 59, a longtime member of the College’s arts faculty and technical director of the Bryn Mawr-Haverford Theater Program. As one of the area’s leading designers of sets, costumes, and lighting, he made imaginary worlds […]

Legendary Professor of Greek Mabel Lang Dies at 92

Posted July 23, 2010
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Professor Emeritus of Greek Mabel Lang, a celebrated classical scholar and a Bryn Mawr icon for generations of students, died at home in Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, July 21. Lang served on the Bryn Mawr faculty for 45 years, publishing 12 books and more than 50 articles; she taught introductory Greek to almost 1,000 students … Read more ยป

Staff Members Honored at Picnic

Posted June 24, 2010
Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe (right center) with 2010 McPherson Award Winners (from left) Sally Allison, Vanessa Christman, and Dawn Bruton.

President Jane McAuliffe and Human Resources Director Joe Bucci presented the 2010 McPherson Awards for Excellence and Service to three members of the College’s staff at the staff-appreciation picnic earlier this month. A fourth staff member was recognized for environmental stewardship with the Newberry Award … Read more»

Reunion Attendance Expected to Increase by 25 Percent

Posted May 20, 2010
photo of alumnae/i parade

More than 800 Bryn Mawr alumnae/i, including several from the class of 1940, will be returning to campus Friday, May 28, through Sunday, May 30, to take up their lanterns at Reunion 2010 … Read more»

Ray Tharan Memorial Fund Honors Longtime Athletic Department Staffer

Posted March 9, 2010

A new fund has been established in honor of the late Associate Director of Athletics Ray Tharan, who died last fall after 26 years of service to the Bryn Mawr Department of Athletics and Physical Education. Director of Athletics, Physical Education, and Wellness Kathleen Tierney, joined by her predecessors Amy Campbell (1999-2006) and Jen Shillingford […]

Event Postponements and Cancellations

Posted February 9, 2010

Because severe winter weather is predicted for the Philadelphia area, a number of events scheduled to take place at Bryn Mawr College have been postponed or canceled. College Communications recommends that anyone planning to travel to the College for an event on Wednesday, Feb. 10, or Thursday, Feb. 11, check the College’s online calendar before […]

Influenza Update: Handful of Mild Cases, One Student Tests Positive for H1N1

Posted October 16, 2009

Related stories about H1N1 (Swine) Flu and Seasonal Flu Seasonal flu vaccine now available for students Information about H1N1 (Swine) Flu for the Bryn Mawr College Community Prior to the fall break, a handful of Bryn Mawr students had been treated by the Student Health Center for mild flu-like symptoms. One student who lives off […]

Administrative Reorganization Continues with New Appointments, New Web Site, and More

Posted October 6, 2009
Interim Dean of Admissions Chuck Rickard

Bryn Mawr College President Jane McAuliffe and members of the recently formed student services organization met in the Benham Gateway building Sept. 29 to hear from Chief Enrollment and Communications Officer Jenny Rickard and others about the latest progress in creating a new student-services structure at Bryn Mawr. Read more»

Information for the Bryn Mawr Community about H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

Posted August 19, 2009

Update: Sept. 16, 2009 Information about Seasonal flu vaccines Information about seasonal flu vaccines for the Bryn Mawr College community is available on this Web page. The Student Health Center has registered with the Pennsylvania State Health Department to be a provider of the H1N1 vaccine when it becomes available. The Health Center will e-mail […]

Staff members honored at picnic

Posted July 1, 2009
President Jane McAuliffe, McPherson Award winner Beth Iushewitz, and Human Resources Director Joe Bucci

President Jane McAuliffe and Human Resources Director Joe Bucci presented the 2009 McPherson Awards for Excellence and Service to staff members Nell Anderson, Beth Iushewitz, and Bryn Thompson at the staff-appreciation picnic. Read more»

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The New York Times

Posted June 22, 2009

As part of an article on the smaller steps colleges are taking to save money, The New York Times reports on a “virtual swim meet,” between Bryn Mawr and Dickinson College, in which each team swam in their home pools and compared times to determine the winners.

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted June 22, 2009

Neil Patrick Harris and Amy Sedaris are among the stars of the upcoming film The Best and the Brightest, which has been filming on Bryn Mawr’s campus and at other Philadelphia-area locations, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Posted June 22, 2009

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell spoke at a rally at Bryn Mawr College in support of expanded autism services and warned that proposed budget cuts would reverse years of progress in autism treatment.

Bryn Mawr adopts new testing policy promoting greater flexibility and emphasis on subject mastery

Posted June 3, 2009

Bryn Mawr College, hard on the heels of an admissions year bringing a record number of applications, has completed a review of what enables success in its highly selective undergraduate college. Finding that subject-oriented tests are often more informative than other standardized tests at Bryn Mawr, it has opened more options for tests submitted with applications. Read more »