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Archive for December, 2011

Planning Forums Draw 250 Members of Campus Community; Next Step: Report to Trustees

Posted December 15, 2011

Over 250 members of Bryn Mawr’s student body, faculty, and staff participated in the four community planning forums, sponsored by the College’s Thinking Forward Group (TFG) and the Campaign Planning Committee (CPC), that took place from late October through early December. The principal activity at the forum involved small groups of 6-10 participants considering six […]

Institutional Positioning Project Launched

Posted December 8, 2011

In connection with the work on strategic and comprehensive campaign planning being coordinated by the Thinking Forward Group and the Campaign Planning Committee, the College has begun an institutional-positioning project aimed at providing the Bryn Mawr community a shared vocabulary to talk about who we are, where we’re going, and why it matters. As part […]

Exam Week Stress Relievers Planned at President’s House, Campus Center, and Dining Halls

Posted December 8, 2011

Sunday marks the official start of exams week. While we’re sure most Bryn Mawr students aren’t sweating the end of the semester, there may be a few students out there feeling a bit stressed out. Never fear! A number of offices have activities planned in the days ahead to help you out. President Jane McAuliffe […]

Bryn Mawr Italian Club and Department Forge New Connections

Posted December 8, 2011

Last month the College’s undergraduate Italian club and the Italian Department hosted more than 40 students and professors of Italian, along with representatives of the Italian Consulate in Philadelphia, at a regional meeting of the Amici della Cultura Italiana, a network of student groups sponsored by the Coccia Foundation—an association dedicated to the active preservation […]

Where to Find Winter Break Schedules

Posted December 8, 2011
Break Schedules

Bryn Mawr’s academic Winter Break officially begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, and ends on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 8 a.m. But there’s more to life than papers and exams, and among the many support services that keep campus life chugging along, the holiday-related schedule changes vary. Most of the College’s offices will be […]

Committee on Appointments Seeks Letters

Posted December 8, 2011

From Faculty Appointments Coordinator Linda Butler Livesay on behalf of the Committee on Appointments: Dear Members of the Bryn Mawr College Community, Listed below are the cases the Committee on Appointments will consider in Semester II of the current academic year. If you wish to write a letter concerning any of the persons under review, […]

Tax Exemption and Year-End Payroll Information

Posted December 8, 2011

From Payroll Coordinator Lee Ann Brown: If you have exempted yourself from the Lower Merion Local Services Tax for not earning $12,000 in 2011 or working for a 2nd employer in Lower Merion Township, you must complete and return the attached 2012 Lower Merion Local Services Exemption form to the Payroll Office before the end of  December […]

Civic Engagment Office Sponsors Coat Drive

Posted December 1, 2011

The Civic Engagement Office is collecting coats, scarves, and mittens for ACLAMO Family Centers. The coats should fit small children (pre-school) and women (petite if possible). Coats are being collected until December 9 and can be dropped off at the Civic Engagement Office. Call Cathy Chezik at x7802 if you need to have coats picked […]

Schwartz Fitness Center Lost and Found Items Going Into Storage at Semester’s End

Posted December 1, 2011

A number of items have accumulated in the The Schwartz Fitness Center lost and found over the course of the semester. Everything from clothes and shoes to books and water bottles are in the bins behind the fitness monitor desk. Items in the bins will be moved to storage at the end of the semester, […]

More Cover Art from the Bryn Mawr Chemistry Department: Sharon Burgmayer’s Turn

Posted December 1, 2011
Bryn Mawr Professor of Chemistry Sharon Burgmayer contributed the cover image as well as a paper to this issue of Inorganic Chemistry.

Bryn Mawr chemists don’t stop at the publication of their work in prestigious professional journals; the new trend, it seems, is to publish their creative work on scholarly publications as well. A few months ago, Bryn Mawr Professor of Chemistry and Nature Chemistry contributor Michelle Francl conceived and helped execute a cover image for an […]