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Archive for November, 2009

Students to Present Housing-Advocacy Research

Posted November 30, 2009

Four Bryn Mawr students will present research on housing advocacy that they conducted last summer under the supervision of Visiting Professor of Social Work and Social Research Sanford Schram on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room of Wyndham Alumnae House. Sabra Bhat ’10, Claude Heffron ’10, Abigail Olson ’10, and Victoria […]

Phebe Anna Thorne School Now Accepting Applications

Posted November 19, 2009

The Phebe Anna Thorne School is now accepting applications for the 2010-2011 school year. Bryn Mawr College staff and faculty are given priority for enrollment through the application deadline of Feb. 1. The Phebe Anna Thorne staff operates two schools, a preschool on Bryn Mawr’s campus and a kindergarten on Haverford’s campus.  The preschool is […]

New Century Saxophone Quartet to Perform in Great Hall

Posted November 19, 2009

Bryn Mawr College’s Performing Arts Series welcomes the New Century Saxophone Quartet to stately Thomas Great Hall on Friday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. as the group perform J.S. Bach’s “The Art of the Fugue” followed by contemporary counterparts, including commissions by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang and Saturday Night Live band director Lenny Pickett. […]

College Begins H1N1 Influenza Vaccinations

Posted November 19, 2009

Related stories about H1N1 (Swine) Flu and Seasonal Flu Seasonal flu vaccine now available for students Information about H1N1 (Swine) Flu for the Bryn Mawr College Community Oct. 16 update: Handful of mild cases, one student tests positive for H1N1 The Student Health Center held a vaccination clinic on Monday, Nov. 16, during which approximately […]

Staff Association Holiday Fair Set for Dec. 2

Posted November 19, 2009

Note corrected date: the fair is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 2, not Thursday, Dec. 3. Painters, jewelers, ceramists, bookbinders, knitters, bakers, and other artists from the ranks of Bryn Mawr’s staff and student body will offer their wares at the Staff Association’s annual Holiday Fair on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Former Philly Mayoral Candidate Sam Katz to Screen Excerpts From Series on Philadelphia History

Posted November 19, 2009

Philadelphia businessman and former mayoral candidate Sam Katz, will screen excerpts from his documentary film project Philadelphia: the Great Experiment on Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Carpenter Library Room 21. Katz is the executive producer of the documentary, a work in progress that he expects to take three years to complete. He […]

Political Scientist Jeremy Elkins to Lecture on Law and Globalization at Center’s Brown-Bag Lunch Series

Posted November 19, 2009

Jeremy Elkins, Bryn Mawr College associate professor of political science, presents “Beyond ‘Beyond the State’: Re-thinking Law and Globalization” on Friday, Nov. 20, in Dalton Hall, Room 25, from noon to 1 p.m.  Elkin’s talk is part of the Center for Social Sciences Third Friday Brown Bag Lunch Series. “Discussions of law and globalization typically […]

Staff Applications for TLI Learning Partnerships, Computing and Other Classes Due Nov. 25

Posted November 19, 2009

The Teaching and Learning Initiative (TLI) is accepting applications from staff members for its spring-semester programs. Staff members receive paid release time to participate in TLI programs. The goal of the TLI is to build community through fostering faculty, staff, and student collaborations in various experiences of and dialogues about teaching and learning. TLI programs […]

Celebrated Writer Julia Alvarez to Read; Musicians Will Perform Musical Setting of Her Poems by Haverford Professor

Posted November 19, 2009

Celebrated Dominican-American author Julia Alvarez, best known for her fictional works How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and In the Time of the Butterflies, will be joined by chamber musicians L’Ensemble for a night of words and music  at Bryn Mawr College’s Thomas Great Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. The evening […]

Benefits Update from Human Resources

Posted November 12, 2009

Assistant Director of Human Resources Marty Mastascusa  recently provided an update on several benefit issues, including medical ID cards, flexible-spending account open enrollment, and the 2010 pension salary reduction limits. The information follows. New Medical ID Cards All enrollees in Personal Choice, Keystone POS, and Keystone HMO were mailed new ID cards reflecting Nov. 1 […]

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