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$1 Million Grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Recognizes Bryn Mawr as a Top Producer of Scientists

Posted May 31, 2012

Bryn Mawr College has received a $1 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to help the College build on its already-impressive history of preparing young women to become leaders in science research and medicine. Bryn Mawr’s grant is one of 11 Capstone Awards made to longtime recipients of HHMI funding. “These schools, collectively […]

K-12 Teachers Investigate Brain, Learning at Bryn Mawr

Posted August 19, 2010
photo of participants in k-12 science-teaching program

A diverse group of 12 Philadelphia-area educators recently spent three weeks investigating new approaches to learning at Bryn Mawr’s “Brain, Science, and Inquiry-Based Education,” a summer institute for K-12 teachers. Instructor in Biology Wilfred Franklin and Eleanor A. Bliss Professor of Biology Paul Grobstein hosted the program along with Jessica Watkins ’13, Jenna Pfeiffer ’12, […]