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Professor of Education Alison Cook-Sather Quoted in Article on U.K. Website

Posted December 5, 2013

Professor of Education and Coordinator of The Andrew W. Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute Alison Cook-Sather is quoted in the article Classroom Practice – When Student Voice is Worth Shouting About on the website TESconnect, a U.K-based network of teachers and educators. Cook-Sather has been at the forefront of bringing student-voice research and practice into […]

Psychology Professor Clark McCauley Interviewed by the Terrorism Consortium START

Posted October 24, 2013

Professor of Psychology Clark McCauley, co-director of the Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, was recently interviewed by the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). A START investigator himself, McCauley explained how he became involved with the consortium and spoke about his thoughts on how “normal, unexceptional […]

History of Art’s Roya Rastegar to Serve on Two Film Panels in Coming Week

Posted October 3, 2013

Visiting Assistant Professor of History of Art Roya Rastegar will be moderating a panel “Claiming Space: Communities to Museums” at the Leeway Foundation’s REVOLVE Conference on Saturday, Oct. 5. The conference will convene artists, activists, cultural workers, organizers, scholars, and community leaders to celebrate examples from the past two decades where artists and cultural producers […]

Chemistry’s Michelle Francl Featured in Chemistry Journal’s 80th Anniversary Issue

Posted October 3, 2013

In celebration of its 80th year, The Journal of Chemical Physics has selected an article by Chair and Professor of Chemistry Michelle Francl as one of its “80 articles that highlight 80 years of outstanding work published in the journal.” Francl’s co-written article, “Self-consistent molecular orbital methods. XXIII. A polarization-type basis set for second-row elements,” […]

Creative Writing’s Daniel Torday Sells Debut Novel and Writes for Jewish Book Council

Posted August 14, 2013

As reported in Publisher’s Weekly, Visiting Assistant Professor Daniel Torday “sold his debut novel, The Last Flight of Poxl West, to Hilary Rubin Teeman at St. Martin’s Press. Rubin bought North American rights from agent Brettne Bloom at Kneerim, Williams & Bloom. The novel, set in the 1980s, is about a Jewish teenager growing up […]

Area Middle and High School Students Visit Bryn Mawr’s Science Labs

Posted August 9, 2013
Alicia Makepeace uses dry ice and soap to give visiting students a visual representation of a chemical reaction

A group of middle and high school girls from the Coatesville, PA, area recently visited Bryn Mawr’s science departments as part of a program called the Girls University for Engineering, Science, and Technology.

Geology’s Arlo Weil Named Geological Society of America Fellow; Pens Article in Magazine

Posted July 25, 2013

Professor and Chair of Geology Arlo Weil was recently elected as a Society Fellow by the Geological Society of America (GSA). Weil was recognized for his data-rich and comprehensive studies of fold-thrust belts, including those of Variscan Europe and the North American Cordillera. The Society Fellowship recognizes a fellow’s distinguished contributions to the geosciences through […]

Director of Dance Linda Caruso-Haviland Moderates PA Ballet Symposium on William Forsythe

Posted July 24, 2013

Director of Dance Linda Caruso-Haviland moderated a symposium at the Pennsylvania Ballet on “Fold, Collapse, and Shift: Ballet and Beyond in the Choreography of William Forsythe” in May. She has also written a feature article on Forsythe’s dances, which was published on the ballet’s website. From the website: “Like George Balanchine, whose work he greatly […]

Social Work’s Toba Kerson Presents Epilepsy Research at German, Austrian, and Swiss Conference

Posted May 16, 2013

GSSWSR Professor Toba Kerson was a panelist at a joint annual conference of the German and Austrian Societies for Epileptology and the Swiss League Against Epilepsy. At the conference, which in German is titled Dreilandertagung Epilepsie 2013, Kerson presented on the portrayal of epilepsy on YouTube. She was joined by three other panelists who are […]

Social Work’s Julia Littell Named Co-Chair of Campbell Collaboration Steering Group

Posted May 2, 2013

The Campbell Collaboration has elected Professor of Social Work Julia H. Littell as co-chair of their steering group. The organization is a nonprofit dedicated to the synthesis and dissemination of research on effects of programs and policies in social work and social welfare, education, crime and justice, and international development. Littell has been actively involved […]

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