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Archive for June, 2012

Bryn Mawr’s Website to be Refreshed in the Fall

Posted June 21, 2012

Over the summer, the College Communications Office and Web Services will be working with Berkeley, Calif.-based firm Addis Creson to refresh the College’s website, making use of the color palettes and typography standards found in the College’s new visual identity style guide. As in previous website-refresh projects, the refresh will take advantage of the standardization of Web pages […]

Conference Brings College Counselors and Higher Education Reporters to Bryn Mawr’s Campus

Posted June 21, 2012

Nearly 150 college counselors from many of the nation’s most highly regarded private schools were on campus recently for the Association of College Counselors in Independent Schools 2012 Summer Institute. In addition to the counselors, the summer institute brought several influential higher education reporters to campus for a panel discussion. Eric Hoover of The Chronicle […]

GSAS Student Irina Dubinina Awarded Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Posted June 21, 2012

Bryn Mawr GSAS student Irina Dubinina has been presented the Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Brandeis University. The award honors an individual who is involved in the co-curricular and extracurricular life of the campus, and more importantly, has had a significant impact on student’s lives as an exceptional teacher, mentor, adviser, […]

Zhiyin Ding ’15 Selected to Japan-America Student Conference

Posted June 21, 2012

Zhiyin Ding ’15 will represent Bryn Mawr College at the 64th Japan-America Student Conference. Ding will join 72 Japanese and American college students traveling throughout the U.S. to discuss some of the most pressing issues concerning both countries. Under the theme, “Share in the Present, Connect for the Future: Strengthen Ties to Inspire Change,” the […]

Request for 2013 Fulbright and Watson Fellowship Candidates

Posted June 21, 2012

The following email was sent by Isabelle Barker, assistant dean and director of student funding, to faculty and staff on Wednesday, June 6: Dear Colleagues, I write with updated information about post-graduate fellowships and with a request. As of this summer, I will be serving as Campus Liaison for the Watson Fellowship. The Watson Fellowship provides […]

GSSWSR’s Sandy Schram Awarded 2012 Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award

Posted June 21, 2012

Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race, a book co-written by Sandy Schram, visiting professor at the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, has been awarded the 2012 Oliver Cromwell Cox Book Award from the racial and ethnic minorities section of the American Sociological Association. The award recognizes sociologically-related books published in […]

Bern Schwartz Gymnasium Renovations Recognized by 2012 Educational Interiors Showcase

Posted June 21, 2012

Bryn Mawr College was featured in American School and University magazine’s 2012 Educational Interiors Showcase issue for the recent transformation of the Bern Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center. The magazine recognized the architecture firm Buell Kratzer Powell for their work on the renovation with a “gold citation.” “Elegant, yet modest expression. The visual connection between the […]

Ph.D. Candidate Jessica Lee Selected as Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellow

Posted June 12, 2012

Graduate School of Social Work Ph.D. candidate Jessica Lee has been selected as a 2012-13 Greater Philadelphia Schweitzer Fellow. The Schweitzer Fellowship program addresses the social factors that impact health by partnering with local community-based organizations to implement yearlong mentored service projects.  These projects are focused on issues such as unsafe housing, obesity, access to […]

Emily Kirchner ’12 Receives NACUFS Student Employee of the Year Award

Posted June 12, 2012

Recent Bryn Mawr College graduate Emily Kirchner ’12 has received the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Student Employee of the Year Award. This award is given annually to a full-time student on the basis of their reliability, quality of work, initiative, ability to work as part of a team, and overall […]

English Professor Katherine Rowe Among Speakers at Symposium Highlighting Shakespeare in New Media

Posted June 1, 2012

Bryn Mawr College Professor of English Katherine Rowe will be among the speakers at Interpreting Shakespeare Across Settings and Media, a June 2 symposium organized by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival. The symposium will feature influential theatre artists and intellectuals discussing how Shakespeare’s work lends itself to a broad range of media, interpretations, and settings. A […]