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Archive for April, 2012

May 8 Reception to Honor James Wright as he Leaves for Appointment in Athens

Posted April 26, 2012

The Bryn Mawr community is invited to attend a reception in honor of Professor and William R. Kenan Jr. Chair in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology James Wright, Ph.D. ’78, on Tuesday, May 8. The reception will be held from 3-5 p.m. in the Ely Room at the Wyndham Alumnae House. In […]

Customized Stationery Online Ordering Available Through BMC E-Market

Posted April 26, 2012

The following email was sent by Tracy Kellmer, director of College Communications, on Monday, April 23: Dear Faculty and Staff, The Purchasing department has announced that they have added a new punch out supplier to E-Market called Office Depot Copy and Print.  We have worked with this supplier to create customized stationery products.  If you need to purchase […]

Project Educate in Africa Club Challenges Bryn Mawr Community to Donate 1,000 Children’s Books

Posted April 26, 2012

The following email was sent by Malate-Ann Atajiri ’12, president of Project Education in Africa, on Wednesday, April 25: Hello! Bryn Mawr’s Project Educate in Africa club is soliciting the help of Bryn Mawr faculty and staff to help us set up the Asakraka Community Library in Ghana. This semester we were able to raise enough […]

Web Services’ Catherine Farman Presents on Responsive Design at Philly’s First Women-in-Tech Summit

Posted April 26, 2012
photo of Catherine Farman

Bryn Mawr Web Developer/Designer Catherine Farman ’08 got in on the ground floor as a presenter at the inaugural Philadelphia Women In Tech Summit at the Wharton School on Saturday, April 21. In a workshop titled “A Mobile Website is a Waste of Your Time: Get Started with Responsive Web Design,” Farman advocated a design […]

Food Cart Offers New Choices for Campus Community

Posted April 19, 2012

Bryn Mawr’s Food Cart re-opened on April 16 with a new name, new options, and a new location.  “Mawrsels” will be located outside of Guild Hall for the rest of the semester, weather permitting.  It is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Now run by students, “Mawrsels” offers a variety of […]

Professor of Economics Michael Rock To Deliver the Mohamed Sadli Memorial Lecture at the University of Indonesia

Posted April 19, 2012

Bryn Mawr Professor of Economics Michael Rock will deliver the Mohamed Sadli Memorial Lecture at the University of Indonesia on April 24. Rock’s lecture focuses on what Indonesia can learn from China’s experience with saving energy and CO2 in its energy intensive industries. The lecture is based on a commissioned paper on the same topic […]

Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl Profiled in Recent Edition of Science News Prime

Posted April 19, 2012

Bryn Mawr Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl was profiled in a recent edition of Science News Prime, the weekly iPad complement to the monthly magazine Science News. From the article: “Today Francl studies the physical chemistry underlying molecules with unusual structures, such as twisted chains that resemble Möbius strips. And her words bring the wonders of […]

Research by Assistant Professor of Biology Mike Sears Highlighted in Science Magazine

Posted April 19, 2012

The lead article in the latest issue of the magazine Science features research by Bryn Mawr Assistant Professor of Biology Mike Sears. The article highlights the increased use of highly sophisticated computer modeling by biologists. Sears and a colleague from Arizona State University are using biophysical computer models to try to explain why certain lizards […]

Bryn Mawr Celebrates National Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Posted April 12, 2012
Grad Student Appreciation Week Poster image with photo of McPherson

A keynote address by President Emeritus Mary Patterson McPherson, Ph.D. ’69, will open a week of events celebrating graduate education at Bryn Mawr from Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20. Graduate Student Appreciation Week at Bryn Mawr includes two public lectures and a research symposium at which students will present their work to the […]

Tri-Co Announces First Annual Film Festival

Posted April 12, 2012

The following email was sent by Erica Cho, visiting assistant professor in history of art and film studies, on Monday, April 9:  We are pleased to announce the first Tri-Co Film Festival to be held on Wednesday evening May 2, 2012 featuring the best work by filmmakers from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore Colleges! All Tri-Co […]

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