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Manahil Siddiqi ’15 Pens Article on Women’s Health, Delegation to Nicaragua

Posted April 17, 2014

Manahil Siddiqi ’15 recently wrote an article on women’s health and her experience on a delegation to Nicaragua that appeared in the nonprofit organization ProNica’s newsletter. From the article, “The women I met in Nicaragua are a foundational part of a global women’s movement to address injustice and elevate the quality of life for women. […]

Students to Present at Chemistry Conference in Texas

Posted March 12, 2014

One graduate and six undergraduate students will be presenting at the 247th American Chemical Society’s National Exposition held in Dallas, TX later this month. Janielle Vidal ’14, Summer Baker Dockrey ’15, and Alicia Makepeace ’14 will be joined by their lab instructor, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jason Schmink. Summer and Alicia will report on a […]

Piper Martz ’16, Marie Edland ’17, and Maddie Lane ’16 to Present at Tri-Co Environmental Conference

Posted February 6, 2014

Piper Martz ’16, Marie Edland ’17, and Maddie Lane ’16 will be showing a presentation at the 2014 Tri-College Environmental Studies Student Conference, held on Saturday, Feb. 8 at Haverford College. The research for their presentation, titled “Bryn Mawr College Real Food Challenge,” began last year when the three students started a chapter of the […]

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,” […]

Bryn Mawr Congratulates the University City Science Center on its 50th Anniversary

Posted September 18, 2013

At Bryn Mawr, we understand the transformative power of a dynamic community of scholars and researchers. That’s why we’re proud to be a shareholder of the University City Science Center and to congratulate the Center as it marks its 50th anniversary. Since it was founded in 1963, graduate organizations and current residents of the University […]

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 […]

Chemistry Students Take Top Prize in Poster Session

Posted March 28, 2013

Research by Bryn Mawr chemistry students Sarah Burke, Ph.D. student and principal author, Sharan Mehta ’12, Roselyn Appenteng ’13, Terry Huh (Hfd ’14), and Professor Bill Malachowski (principal investigator) took home the top prize in a poster contest at the 2013 American Chemical Society-Young Chemists Committee Poster Session held at Drexel University last month. Burke, […]

Bloggingheads Discusses Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl’s Slate Article

Posted February 28, 2013

Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl created a lot of online buzz pointing out the possible dangers of benignly-named alternative medicines in a recent article in the online magazine Slate. Along with the nearly 1,500 comments and more than 6,500 Facebook “likes,” the science video blog Bloggingheads also discussed the story in a recent post.

“Save the World Through Science” Video by Sixth Graders with Support of Bryn Mawr Student Up for Online Award

Posted April 12, 2012

VOTING ENDS TOMORROW. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO VOTE. Working with the sixth grade class at Friends School Haverford last semester—as a Praxis placement for the course Changing Pedagogies in Math and Science Education—Claire Weichselbaum ’12 discovered firsthand how non-traditional approaches to science education can enhance learning and inspire future scientists. With support […]

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