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Conference Celebrating Chinua Achebe Novel Convening at Tri-Co on October 6–9

Posted September 25, 2014

Members of the Tri-co community are hosting (IR)REVERENCE: a conference in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s novel, Arrow of God from Oct. 6–9 at Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore Colleges. In 1964 Chinua Achebe published his novel Arrow of God. There have been events across the world celebrating the 50th anniversary of this […]

2013 Hanna Holborn Gray Fellowship Presentations

Posted September 26, 2013
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The 2013 Hanna Holborn Gray Fellows will be presenting their work on Wednesday, Oct. 2, and Thursday, Oct. 3, from 4-7 p.m. in Thomas 224. The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, October 2, 4-7 p.m. Panel 1: Danielle Arad-Neeman ’13 (History) Ingrid Asplund ’13 (History of Art) Yue Xie ’13 (History of Art) Panel 2:  […]

Bringing Back Childhood For the Future of Society

Posted September 12, 2013

Conference – Bringing Back Childhood For the Future of Society A 3-day multi-disciplinary educational and advocacy conference for parents, teachers, health professionals, social workers and everyone concerned about children’s health and well-being. Friday, September 20th – Sunday, September 22nd Over 20 break-out sessions from which to choose Sessions led by national experts on children, art, poetry, nature, […]

Graduate Student Appreciation Week Held April 8-12

Posted April 3, 2013

April 8-12 is Graduate Student Appreciation Week at Bryn Mawr. See below for a list of events happening throughout the week. Monday, April 8 Panel on Bryn Mawr Graduate Studies in the Community 4:30-6:30 p.m. Dalton 300 Open to undergraduate and graduate students Refreshments served Confirmed Panelists: – Julia Kent (Director of Global Communications and […]

Symposium Honoring Political Science Professor Stephen Salkever to be Held April 19

Posted March 28, 2013

A symposium and reception honoring the retirement of Professor of Political Science Stephen Salkever will be held on Friday, April 19, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Those interested in attending the lunch must RSVP to Barbara Burns at “Teaching and the Liberal Arts” 9:30: Coffee and Pastries 9:45:  ­­­Introduction 10:00–11:30: Panel One: The Idea of  […]

Bryn Mawr President Takes Part in Symposium “Religion and the Liberal Aims of Higher Education” at Boston College

Posted November 29, 2012

Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe joined five current and former university presidents and a group of distinguished scholars at Boston College earlier this month for a two-day symposium to discuss the place of religion amid the liberal education aims of higher education. Held as part of Boston College’s sesquicentennial celebration, “Religion and the Liberal Aims […]

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Holds Career Symposium

Posted November 21, 2012

Bryn Mawr College’s graduate students received advice and connected with alumnae/i of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at the Graduate Career Symposium held earlier this month at the Wyndham Alumnae House. More than 50 graduate students and alumnae/i attended the symposium, which was a collaborative effort by the Graduate Student Association, GSAS Dean […]

Registration Now Open for International Colloquium on the “Next Wave” of Women’s Advancement

Posted November 8, 2012

This December, Bryn Mawr will host the Next Wave colloquium, which brings together a dynamic international mix of established and emerging leaders on Tuesday, Dec. 4, to discuss strategies to work for women’s advancement. Speakers and audience members will explore: expanding sustainable economic opportunity for women post-2015 broadening women’s participation in civic and political life new […]

Ph.D. Candidates Stella Diakou and Carrie Robbins Named Whiting Fellows

Posted October 18, 2012

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will be featuring the work of Whiting Fellows Stella Diakou and Carrie Robbins, Ph.D. candidates, at a research-presentation event on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 4:30 p.m. in Carpenter B-21. The GSAS is one of seven distinguished graduate programs that receive funding from the Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation to support doctoral students […]

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 […]

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