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Wyndham to Host Holiday Season Buffet

Posted December 10, 2009

On Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wyndham Alumnae House will host its annual holiday season buffet. Reservations can be made by calling 610-526-5236. The buffet costs $18.50 per person plus tax and gratuity. This year’s buffet consists of a Seven Fishes Buffet Menu, with choices of vegetable pastina soup, seafood stew, […]

A Holiday Break To-Do List

Posted December 10, 2009

Happy Holidays everyone! Here are a few helpful hints (we hope) to keep in mind before you close up shop. Make sure you completely turn off all computers and other electronic devices in your office and work space. Back up any important files. Empty refrigerators of perishables. Make certain windows are closed and locked. Modify […]

Teaching and Learning Intitative to Host Final Celebration on Dec. 14

Posted December 10, 2009

The Teaching and Learning Initiative (TLI) will be hosting its end-of-semester celebration on Monday, Dec. 14, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the Ely Room at Bryn Mawr’s Wyndham Alumnae House. The celebration will recognize participants from both the staff-student and the faculty-student branches of the TLI for their work throughout the semester. Staff, student, […]

Draft of Middle States’ Self Study Available on Provost’s Web Page

Posted December 10, 2009

The Bryn Mawr community is being urged to review and comment on the draft of the Middle States Self Study now posted on the Provost Office’s Web site. A user name and password for accessing the report was sent to all community members in an e-mail from the Provost’s Office and can be obtained by […]

H1N1 Vaccine Available on Walk-In Basis to Those in Risk Groups

Posted December 10, 2009

The Health Center has received an additional shipment of H1N1 flu (aka “swine flu”) vaccine and it is now available on a walk-in basis for no charge to faculty and staff, as well as students, in the following high risk groups: those 24 and younger anyone 24-65 with a chronic medical condition anyone who is […]

Bryn Mawr Celebrates the Holidays at Wyndham on Dec. 16

Posted December 10, 2009

President Jane McAuliffe invites all faculty, staff members, and their families for an evening of food, drinks, and holiday cheer and celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 4 – 6 p.m. at Wyndham Alumnae House. This year, staff and faculty are invited to bring a new children’s book for pre-school to 5th-grade readers to be […]

Yale Art Historian to be Featured Speaker at 7th GSAS Symposium: “The Anxiety of Influence and Appropriation”

Posted December 3, 2009
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Robert Nelson, Robert Lehman Professor or History of Art at Yale University, will be the featured speaker and respondent at the  Seventh Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Symposium, titled “The Anxiety of Influence and Appropriation,”  to be held on campus Friday, Dec. 4, from 4 to 7 p.m.  and Saturday, Dec. 5, from 8:15 […]

Artist Rosamond Purcell Lecture: “Vegetable Lambs and Elephant Birds: Classifying the In-Between”

Posted December 3, 2009

Artist Rosamond Purcell, whose extraordinary photographs and installations of natural-history specimens have been featured in numerous books and exhibitions that explore the interaction of art and science, will speak at Bryn Mawr on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 4:30 p.m. in Carpenter Library 21. The talk, titled “Vegetable Lambs and Elephant Birds: Classifying the In-Between,” will […]

Rhoads Hall Fitness Center Opens; Haverford Eases Access to Its Fitness Center for Bryn Mawr Faculty and Staff

Posted December 3, 2009

The Schwartz Gymnasium Fitness Center has successfully been relocated to the former dining room in Rhoads Hall. The hours of operation for faculty and staff are Monday-Friday 7:00 am-1:30 p.m. Faculty, staff, and students can also use Haverford’s fitness center, located in the Douglas B. Gardner ’83 Integrated Athletic Center (GIAC). To make it easier […]

Committee on Appointments Seeks Letters

Posted December 3, 2009

Five faculty members will be considered for initial reappointment in Semester II of the current academic year, the Office of the Provost recently announced. If you wish to write a letter concerning any of the persons under review, please send it to Linda Butler Livesay, c/o the Office of the Provost, Taylor Hall 104, or […]

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