News Archive

Hannah Smith ’14 Talks Publishing, Politics, and Activism at Bryn Mawr

Posted February 21, 2013

On Feb. 12, the Huffington Post published junior Hannah Smith’s article, “Women’s Underrepresentation in Politics Makes Women’s Colleges Relevant.” In 2011, a piece by Smith was published on the New York Times blog “The Choice” about her experience choosing and attending a women’s college. The College Communications Office asked Smith to share her thoughts on […]

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe Explores Collaborative Opportunities in Asia

Posted July 17, 2012
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Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe recently traveled to Asia to meet with officials at a number of colleges and universities to discuss opportunities for collaboration and to take part in the 2012 Women’s Education Worldwide Conference at Nanjing University’s Ginling College in China. At Ewha Woman’s University in Korea, McAuliffe and Ewha President Sun-Uk Kim […]

“[the college news is] great”: An Intimate Sojourn with Judith Butler

Posted December 8, 2011
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By Maddy Court ’12 and Mary Zaborskis ’12 Originally published in the college news “I swim every day, I drink good Italian wines, I have a network of friends, many of whom are not in the academy. I like old movies—melodramas and film noir—and I travel,” says one Judith Butler, nonchalantly sipping her coffee. The late […]

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
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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.

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 […]

Urged to “Give Back,” Class of 2010 Graduates With 80% Participation in Senior Gift

Posted May 20, 2010
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“Nice women don’t change the world,” noted Nobel Peace Prize laureate Jody Williams at Bryn Mawr’s 2010 Commencement Convocation, urging graduates to speak up for their beliefs even when silence is the norm … Read more»

GSSWSR Student Wins Fulbright to Research Women’s Education in Ghana

Posted May 13, 2010
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How does adult education benefit women in Ghana, their families, and their communities? Kyra Turner-Zogbekor, a Ph.D. candidate in social work and social research, will use a Fulbright Research Grant to investigate that question next year in Accra, Ghana. Turner-Zogbekor will collaborate with the University of Ghana‘s Center for Gender Studies and Advocacy and its […]

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

Posted April 29, 2010
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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 […]