Inside Bryn Mawr

News and events for the Bryn Mawr College campus community

Professor Emeritus Frank Mallory Named ACS Fellow

W. Alton Jones Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Frank Mallory has been named a fellow by the American Chemical Society (ACS). A faculty member at Bryn Mawr since 1957, Mallory is best know for the “Mallory reaction,” which he discovered serendipitously as a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology in 1955. The Mallory reaction became [...]

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Sheena High, MSS/MLSP ’13 helps reunite family

One Step Away: A worldwide search for family pays off After 30 years estranged from his family, 82-year-old Sam Foster, known affectionately as “Mr. Sam,” is soon going to be reunited with them in England. His journey of homelessness and dedication to finding his family seemed stalled in a series of Philadelphia shelters and on [...]

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“StoryCorps” Coming to Campus for Move-In Day

First-year families! Making your plans for move-in day? We are excited to announce that StoryCorps, a national oral history project, will be on campus to record conversations between new BMC students and parents. Amidst the excitement of meeting roommates and making beds, we invite you to sign up for an interview appointment, as an opportunity [...]

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Honora Miller, MSS, MLSP ‘99 new appointment

Honora Miller, MSS, MLSP ‘99  is the newly appointed Director of the LGBTQ Commission of the County of  San Mateo, CA.  For the past eight years, Miller was Director of the County’s  Commission on the Status of Women.

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Bryn Mawr GSSWSR Students take home 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize in PSCSW Awards

The Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) is pleased to announce that first, second and third place prizes in the PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence competition have been won by recent student graduates. PSCSW gives awards annually to graduating master’s level social work students who submit a case based paper for review by a [...]

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Romana Lee-Akiyama, MSS/MLSP ’09 joins Women’s Way as the Director of Grantmaking and Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

Romana Lee-Akiyama, MSS/MLSP ’09,  joined WOMEN’S WAY as the Director of Grantmaking and Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives in June 2014. Romana is responsible for overseeing the Community Women’s Fund and WOMEN’S WAY Action Partners portfolios, as well as managing a technical assistance program for funded agencies. In her role, she hopes to further the organization’s [...]

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SEADS Project Featured in Campus Technology Magazine

The successful project to more fully integrate many of the Bi-Co’s administrative systems known as SEADS (Seamless Administrative Services) is featured in the latest issue of Csmpus Technology magazine. Titled “Better Together: Small Schools Find Common Ground for IT Projects,” the article includes quotes from Spencer Golden, interim co-CIO at Haverford and Bryn Mawr CIO [...]

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Kathy Schank, MSS ’98 Recipient of Teaching Awards

Kathleen Schank, MSS ’98 received the Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, which recognizes faculty members at colleges in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Also this year, she was given Delaware County Community College’s Gould Award for outstanding teaching. Schank graduated from DCCC in 1994. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Rosemont College and a master’s degree in [...]

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Mary Alice Duff, MSS/MLSP ’09, promoted to Chief of Staff at Episcopal Community Services

Mary Alice Duff, MSS/MLSP ’09,  has been promoted to Chief of Staff at Episcopal Community Services (ECS) in Philadelphia, PA.  In this position she takes the lead in managing and improving the performance of the agency’s programs and in facilitating the implementation of key strategic initiatives.  Her previous position was Director of Analytics and Impact.

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Grant to Develop Digital Collection of the College’s Past Highlighted on Technically Philly

The website Technically Philly recently highlighted the $39,650 grant  from the National Endowment of the Humanities Bryn Mawr has received to develop a digital portal containing letters, diaries, and scrapbooks of the first generations of its students.

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