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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 […]

Professor of Education Alison Cook-Sather Returns from Residency at the University of Cambridge

Posted August 1, 2012
TLI Corodinator Allison Cook-Sather

Professor of Education and Coordinator of The Andrew W. Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute Alison Cook-Sather recently returned from her first residency as The Jean Rudduck Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge. Cook-Sather, who has been at the forefront of bringing student-voice research and practice into secondary-teacher preparation and college-faculty development, is the first […]

Teaching and Learning Initiative Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer Article

Posted January 20, 2011

In “Campus Skill Swap”,The Philadelphia Inquirer looks at Swarthmore’s Learning for Life program and Bryn Mawr’s Teaching and Learning Initiative. The article quotes Education Professor Alison Cook-Sather.

Bi-College Students and Philadelphia Public-School Partners Focus on College Access at Parkway West

Posted November 18, 2010
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Bryn Mawr and Haverford students volunteer every weekday at Parkway West High School in a program focused on college access for urban youth … Read more»

Free Registration for “Heritage and Hope” Conference Now Available to Bryn Mawr Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted September 9, 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.” To Register for Free Events To register, complete the online registration form. Click “yes” where asked […]

Founder of Kenyan Scholarship Fund Headlines Project Educate in Africa Fundraiser

Posted April 22, 2010
photo of Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, the founder of the Akili Dada scholarship fund for Kenyan girls, will speak at a fundraising gala sponsored by Project Educate in Africa this Friday, April 22, in Thomas Great Hall. The event will also feature party music, catering by a local African restaurant, and a silent auction of unique hand-made craft items […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The New York Times blog

Posted November 11, 2008

Trustee Lucy N. Friedman ’65, the founder and president of The After-School Corporation, is taking readers’ questions about New York City after-school programs.

Bryn Mawr in the Media: The Boston Globe

Posted September 9, 2008

“Skills-swap spawns education by twos” reports on a program created by aHaverford student based on Bryn Mawr’s Empowering Learners Partnership.

Howard Hughes Medical Institute awards $1.2 million Undergraduate Science Education Grant to Bryn Mawr

Posted May 1, 2008
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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded a $1.2 million Undergraduate Science Education Grant to Bryn Mawr College to help fund a host of initiatives. Chief among them are two yearly $5,000 fellowships to help matriculated Bryn Mawr science and math majors complete teaching certificates in secondary education; two postdoctoral fellowships; physical upgrades of classroom/laboratory […]