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Archive for September, 2010

Kudos: Creative Writing Program’s Daniel Torday Named Book Review Editor for Kenyon Review

Posted September 30, 2010

Daniel Torday, the director of the Bryn Mawr College Creative Writing Program, has recently been named book review editor of the Kenyon Review, one of the nation’s oldest and most venerable literary magazines. Torday, along with the poet Zach Savich, will begin to assign reviews regularly for the Kenyon Review Online, the magazine’s increasingly popular […]

Colloquium to Explore Work of South African/Botswanan Writer Bessie Head

Posted September 30, 2010

This week, the Bryn Mawr College Department of English and Program in Africana Studies, in conjunction with The International Bessie Head Society, will host a colloquium on the literary works on Bessie Head, a complex figure whose work has been “the subject of provocative international debate and inquiry.” The colloquium will be held on Saturday, […]

Bryn Mawr’s Distinguished Whiting Fellows to Present Research

Posted September 30, 2010

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences‘ Whiting Fellows will present research on Tuesday, Oct. 5, at 5 p.m. in Carpenter B-21. The GSAS is one of seven distinguished graduate programs that receive funding from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation to support doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research. Whiting Fellows are chosen on […]

Cross-Country Team Asks for Help Naming Owl Mascot

Posted September 30, 2010

Bryn Mawr’s cross-country team has recently acquired a new owl mascot.  Coach Jason Hewitt invites the community to vote on the team’s suggestions to name the owl that will accompany them to all their cross country competitions. Vote at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VT9F3TB The cross-country squad finished 28th at last year’s NCAA Mid-East Regional Competition, and the team […]

President to Host Study-Abroad Showcase Monday

Posted September 30, 2010

Looking for a way to step onto the global stage? Studying abroad is an ideal way to immerse yourself in a different culture, and students often cite study abroad as one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of their lives. To see how a few Bryn Mawr students have fared in study-abroad placements recently, […]

Faculty and Staff Urged to Register for Emergency Notification

Posted September 23, 2010

The Bryn Mawr College Department of Public Safety strongly urges members of the faculty and staff to register for the College’s new emergency notification system. Although students have been automatically registered for the electronic service, the College’s records do not include all of the data necessary to register its employees, says Director of Public Safety […]

Zipcar Car Sharing Available to Bryn Mawr Students, Faculty, and Staff

Posted September 23, 2010

Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing service, is now available on the Bryn Mawr campus, says Student Activites Director Mary Beth Horvath. The Zipcar fleet at Bryn Mawr inclues one Toyota Prius (named Predator, after the College’s mascot) and one Scion xB (named Brynnie), which are parked in the Radnor parking lot in two space closest […]

Registrations Being Accepted for Sept. 28 Blood Drive

Posted September 17, 2010
Urgent Need for Blood Donors: Give Now

The Civic Engagement Office will host an American Red Cross blood drive in Thomas Great Hall on Tuesday, Sept. 28, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Donors must be age 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. To register for the drive, fill out the registration form on the […]

Mural Design Review Session on Thursday, Sept. 23

Posted September 16, 2010

As part of the 125th anniversary celebration of Bryn Mawr College’s “Bold Vision. For Women. For the World,” the College is partnering with the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program to create a mural in West Philadelphia highlighting advances in the education of women. On Thursday, Sept. 23, the Bryn Mawr community will have a chance to […]

Bi-Co Undergrads: Share Your Research on Digital Media and Humanities

Posted September 15, 2010

Digital media have a profound effect on everything from the way we buy shoes to the way we find mates—but what effect can (or should) new media have on scholarly work?  This Nov. 11 and 12, a group of Bryn Mawr and Haverford students will offer “Re: Humanities,” the first-ever international undergraduate symposium devoted to […]

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