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Archive for February, 2013

“Give a Hoot” In Support of Bryn Mawr College

Posted February 14, 2013

On February 20, more than 250 brightly-colored signs will appear along Bryn Mawr’s pathways, pop up on dining hall tables, and decorate doorways. It’s all part of “Give a Hoot” at Bryn Mawr, celebrating its fifth anniversary this year. Give a Hoot seeks to educate community members about the crucial role philanthropy plays in sustaining […]

Former Bryn Mawr President Harris Wofford to Receive The 2012 Citizens Medal

Posted February 14, 2013

On February 15, 2013, President Obama will welcome to the White House the recipients of the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation’s second-highest civilian honor. Among those being honored is Bryn Mawr’s fifth president, Harris Wofford. “It is my distinguished honor to award these individuals the 2012 Citizens Medal for their commitment to public service,” […]

Comedian Dick Gregory Gives Keynote Address for Black History Month

Posted February 14, 2013

Comedian and social activist Dick Gregory will present a keynote address on Feb. 28 at 7:30 in Thomas Great Hall in celebration of Black History Month. Gregory uses social satire to discuss issues ranging from race relations and women’s rights in the U.S., to violence, world hunger, capital punishment, drug abuse, and health care. The […]

Events on Feb. 7 and Feb. 12 Cause Campus Parking Restrictions

Posted February 7, 2013

The Wyndham and Benham Gateway parking lots will be used for valet parking for events on Thursday, Feb. 7 and Tuesday, Feb. 12, and parking restrictions will be in place. On Thursday, Feb. 7, the lot in front of Wyndham will close at 2 p.m. for the remainder of the day.  The Benham Gateway lot […]

Message to Students About Dining Services Changes

Posted February 7, 2013

Dear Students, We have read your letter regarding the Dining Services budget issues and appreciate your interest and concern for our dining program.  Clearly, the program is very important to student life at the College.  We have always been impressed with the work students perform in the dining halls and know that we would not […]

President McAuliffe and Senior Advisor Susan Sutton Co-Write ACE Article on Internationalization of Liberal Arts Colleges

Posted February 7, 2013

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe and Senior Advisor for Internationalization Susan Sutton have co-written an article on “Internationalizing Learning Communities at Liberal Arts Colleges” for the latest in a series of briefs created by the American Council on Education and the Boston College Center for International Higher Education. The twice-yearly briefs provide a succinct overview […]

Bryn Mawr Featured in “Guide to the Best Women’s Colleges”

Posted February 7, 2013

Bryn Mawr is among the colleges featured in a “Guide to the Best Women’s Colleges” posted by the website VitaminW, which describes itself as “Your daily dose of women’s news, philanthropy, and business.” From the VitaminW website: Located only ten miles outside of Philadelphia, the Bryn Mawr campus brings together the lush greenery of the […]

Nominations Open for 2013 Newberry Award

Posted February 6, 2013
2012 Newberry Nomination Form

The following email was sent by Ann Ogle on Wednesday, Feb. 6 2013 Newberry Nomination Form Dear Friends: Six years ago, the College and the Staff Association created the Newberry Award. This is an award to be given to a staff member or a group of staff members who best embody the spirit of the […]

Italian’s Roberta Ricci Presents Her Book on Boccaccio and Tasso

Posted February 5, 2013

The Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia and the America-Italy Society of Philadelphia hosted Professor of Italian Roberta Ricci, who presented her book, Remember the Author: Touching Your Own Text, Boccaccio and Tasso, on Feb. 1. Her book examines the presence and connections of four different literary codes—that of the author who writes, the author […]

2013 McPherson Fund for Excellence Awards

Posted February 5, 2013

UPDATE: The deadline for McPherson award nominations has been extended to Friday, March 8 The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by President Jane McAuliffe on Monday, Feb. 8: Dear Friends, As the spring semester gets underway, I write to encourage you to nominate outstanding individuals in the Bryn Mawr community for […]

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