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Archive for February, 2014

Student Activities Sponsors Flower Show Trip on Saturday, March 1

Posted February 27, 2014
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For more info on events sponsored by the Office of Student Activities, visit their website or join their Facebook group.

Russian Language Institute Named “Best Russian Program” by Nerdscholar

Posted February 27, 2014

Bryn Mawr’s Russian Language Institute was named “Best Russian Program” on Nerdscholar’s list of favorite summer language programs. Nerdscholar, an online resource helping students make informed college decisions, highlighted six college/university summer language programs with categories such as “Best Faculty Ratio,” “Most Immersive,” and “Best Program for Language Teachers.” From the post: Bryn Mawr upholds […]

The Children’s Bilingual Theater Selected for Creating Community Award

Posted February 27, 2014
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The Children’s Bilingual Theater, founded by Jordan Schwartz ’15, was selected by the Cobb County Commission and the Cobb Community Relations Council for a Creating Community Award. The purpose of these awards is to recognize an individual, team or organization that has done something unique in making a positive contribution to the inclusion of any […]

TLI Project on Campus Diversity Invites Student Participation

Posted February 26, 2014

The organizers of the TLI project on “Our Growing Diversity and the Student Experience at Bryn Mawr College” invite all students to participate in student-run focus groups for the project. From the organizers: As BMC becomes increasingly diverse, we want to be sure that we are supporting and responding to all students as best we […]

TIAA-CREF and Vanguard Counseling Sessions Available

Posted February 26, 2014

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Director of Human Resources Marty Mastascusa on Tuesday, February 25. Representatives from TIAA-CREF and Vanguard will be on campus on the following dates for individual counseling sessions in the Human Resources Conference Room: TIAA-CREF: Friday, March 21                  Vanguard: Thursday, March 20 […]

Haffner Update: Township and BMC Board Give Approvals

Posted February 26, 2014

The renovation plans for Haffner Hall continue on schedule. The College has completed the Lower Merion Township Zoning, Historic Commission, and Land Development review processes and has a green light to proceed with the design. The Buildings and Grounds Committee also endorsed the latest design ideas at the February Board of Trustees meeting, where the […]

Campus-Wide Power Outages Planned for Saturday, March 8

Posted February 26, 2014

The below email was send by Director of Facilities Glenn Smith on Wednesday, Feb. 6. The ice storm and resulting campus-wide electrical outage on February 5-6 caused damage to our high voltage electrical substation.  Although PECO power is now fully restored, this damage has left us in a vulnerable condition with fewer options should another […]

Math Alumnae Panel to be Held March 4

Posted February 26, 2014

The Mathematics department is hosting an alumnae panel on Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in Park 338. This panel is part of Math Awareness Week, which takes place from Feb. 26‑March 5. Panelists include: Bianca Boranda ’13 Quantitative Financial Analyst Chatham Financial Anagha Kumar ’11 Graduate Student in Biostatistics University of Pennsylvania Meagan Neal […]

Opening Party for Student-Curated Exhibition “A Century of Self-Expression”

Posted February 20, 2014

A Century of Self-Expression: Modern American Art in the Collection of John and Joanne Payson is an exhibition curated by students in the Exhibiting Modern Art 360° that marks the centennial of the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art (more popularly known as the “Armory Show”) and explores the way visual, cultural, and intellectual conditions […]

Diversity Conversation on Microaggressions Rescheduled

Posted February 20, 2014

The following email was sent to faculty, students, and staff by Assistant Dean and Director of Leadership and Community Development Vanessa Christman on Thursday, February 20. Dear Members of the Bryn Mawr Community, The “Recognizing and Responding to Microaggressions” Diversity Conversation originally scheduled for 2/13 (a bad weather day) has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 27th from 12-1:30 PM. Diversity Conversation: “Recognizing and […]

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