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Chemist Bill Malachowski Receives National Institutes of Health Grant to Research Possible Cancer Treatment

Posted September 8, 2011
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When talking about the research funded by his latest National Institutes of Health grant, which focuses on designing and synthesizing compounds that will inhibit the body’s production of an enzyme called indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) as a possible cancer treatment, Chemistry Chair Bill Malachowski uses a metaphor that sounds more like a Hollywood movie script than […]

Cities Professor Uses NEH Grant to Focus Modern-Architecture Course on Cultural Exchange, Citing International Students as Inspiration and Asset

Posted August 25, 2011
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As the number of students who come to Bryn Mawr from outside the United States has increased over the past few years, Carola Hein, a professor in the Growth and Structure of Cities Department, has become ever more acutely aware of a particular shortcoming in textbooks on modern architecture and urban form. “Buildings outside of […]

English Professor Katherine Rowe Awarded NEH Grant for “Mobile Shakespeare Scripts”

Posted August 5, 2011
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English Professor Katherine Rowe and collaborator Bruce Smith of the University of Southern California have been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to develop “Mobile Shakespeare Scripts.” As explained in this New York Times “Arts Beat” blog post, Rowe and Smith will use the $50,000 grant to “develop a portable electronic application: ‘Mobile […]