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Archive for May, 2011

Communications with Incoming Class of 2015 to be Streamlined

Posted May 12, 2011

Throughout the summer, helpful information about computing discounts, the Zip Car program, bookstore specials and postal procedures, compete for the attention of the Class of 2015. Getting so much information from so many different departments can sometimes overwhelm students who are in the midst of high-school graduation, looking for work, and planning for college.  To […]

Jane McAuliffe Joins Other Presidents in Roundtable on the Future of Higher Education

Posted May 12, 2011

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education has just issued a report based on a roundtable discussion of 28 college and university presidents, including Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, on higher education’s role in meeting the nation’s need for a more highly educated and skilled population. The report can be read at the […]

Dining Services Wins Award for Harry Potter Themed Dinner

Posted May 12, 2011

The Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards are given out by the National Association of College and University Food Services to celebrate exemplary menus, presentations, special event planning, and new dining concepts, and provide an avenue for sharing ideas and creative presentations in campus dining services. This year Bryn Mawr’s Dining Services received a silver medal in the […]

Faculty and Staff Asked to Limit Use of Campus Parking on Afternoon of Friday, May 13

Posted May 12, 2011

To: All members of the Bryn Mawr Community From: Tom King, Director of Public Safety Subject: Parking on Convocation Day, Friday, May 13 Families and friends of graduating students will arrive on campus during the day, Friday, May 13, for Convocation which begins at 4:00 pm. We expect that parking will become very difficult that […]

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe Receives Honorary Degree from Victoria University

Posted May 12, 2011

On Thursday, May 12 Victoria University in the University of Toronto conferred the degree of Doctor of Sacred Letters honoris causa to Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe as part of the university’s convocation ceremony. According to the university’s website, it awards honorary degrees “to honour the exemplary lives of [those] whose contributions to society exhibit […]

Video Series Featuring Math Professor Rhonda Hughes Wins Emmy

Posted May 12, 2011

The National Science Foundation-funded “Science of NFL Football,” a series of 10 videos, four of which featured Professor of Mathematics Rhonda Hughes, has earned NBCOlympics.com and NBCLearn.com a Sports Emmy for Outstanding New Approaches in Sports Programming. Anassa Kata to Hughes for her commitment to spreading the good word about math to new audiences!

Retirement Celebration for Florence Goff

Posted May 12, 2011
photo of Florence Goff

Florence Goff, the College’s Associate Chief Information Officer and Equal Opportunity Officer, will retire this spring after decades of service to the College. Members of the campus community are invited to a reception in her honor on Thursday, May 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Wyndham Alumnae House. Goff’s impact on the College has […]

Summer Fit Club Schedule Starts May 16

Posted May 5, 2011

The summer Fit Club schedule starts on Monday, May, 16. May June July Yoga Wed 5-6 p.m. Wed 5-6 p.m. except 22nd Wed 5-6 p.m. Indoor Cycling T/TH 11:30-12:30 p.m. T/TH 11:30-12:30 p.m. except 14th and 16th T/TH 11:30-12:30 p.m. Zumba TH 26th 2, 9, 21, 23, 30th TBA