Inside Bryn Mawr

News and events for the Bryn Mawr College campus community

Update on Campus Diversity Initiatives

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by President Kim Cassidy on Tuesday, November 18. Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff: At the end of September I wrote to you to share our plans to bring new attention to issues of race, racism, diversity, and inclusion at Bryn Mawr.  Since that time many people [...]

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Bryn Mawr Mourns Passing of Professor Emeritus of Physics and Computer Science John R. Pruett

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by President Kim Cassidy on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Dear Faculty, Students and Staff, I write with more news of the life and career of John R. Pruett, Professor Emeritus of Physics and Computer Science, who passed away on November 10, 2014. Professor Pruett received his BA, [...]

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Flu Shot Reimbursement

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Employee Relations and Benefits Specialist Mary Eldon on Monday, November 17. Independence Blue Cross will reimburse up to $25 for flu shots obtained in a location other than a doctor's office. In order to claim this reimbursement you should submit the form linked below to [...]

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Breakfast with Santa for Children of Faculty and Staff

Student Activities is hosting a breakfast with Santa for the children of faculty and staff on Saturday, December 13, from 9–11 a.m. in Thomas Great Hall. Crafts, photo with Santa, and a gift from Santa are provided for all children. The cost is $15 per adult and $10 per child. To register please visit this Wufoo form. Registration [...]

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Benefit Update: Retirement Plan Salary Reduction Maximum, TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Director of Human Resources Marty Mastascusa on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Retirement Plan Salary Reduction Maximum  The IRS increased the maximum limit on annual retirement plan salary reduction contributions for 2015: http://www.brynmawr.edu/humanresources/SalaryReductionsLimits.html If it is your intent to reach the 2014 maximum and are not already set up [...]

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Scheduled Power Outage

There will be a scheduled campus-wide power outage on Friday, November 28, from 7–3 p.m. Some buildings may receive intermittent power during this period, but Facilities does not anticipate normal power to be restored to the entire campus until 3 p.m. The purpose of the outage is to replace the final piece of equipment in the main [...]

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Delmas Foundation Grant Awarded to the Greenfield Digital Center

The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women's Education, housed at Bryn Mawr College Special Collections, has recently been awarded a grant from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation in support of the Digital Center's second conference, Women's History in a Digital World 2015. The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation promotes the advancement and perpetuation of humanistic inquiry [...]

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JoAnne Fischer, MSS ‘73 recipient of the 2014 Maternal Child Health Outstanding Leadership & Advocacy Award

JoAnne Fischer, MSS ‘73 received the 2014 Maternal Child Health Outstanding Leadership & Advocacy Award during the Martha May Eliot Luncheon at the annual American Public Health Association Conference. This award recognizes leaders who serve at a local, state or national level and have made significant contributions to the field by creating the political will [...]

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Dr. Toba Kerson and Dr. Judith McCoyd podcast: In Response to Need: An Analysis of Social Work Roles Over Time

Dr. Toba Kerson and Dr. Judith McCoyd were recent guests on University of Buffalo School of Social Work podcast series and spoke on “In Response to Need: An Analysis of Social Work Roles Over Time”. Dr. Laura Lewis, University of Buffalo School of Social Work Director of Field Education, conducted the interview. In this episode, [...]

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Professor Jim Martin recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award for Social Work Practice

On 24 October,  Bryn Mawr College, Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Professor Jim Martin was recognized by the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work as the 2014 recipient of their “Distinguished Alumni Award for Social Work Practice." Jim is a 1983 graduate of the University’s Social Work Doctoral Program. The award [...]

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