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Archive for May, 2010

Weekly Insider to Slow Down for Summer

Posted May 20, 2010

Today’s edition is the last issue of the Weekly Insider for the 2009-10 academic year. Expect to see Summer Insiders in June, July, and August with updates about everything from campus renovations to interesting summer research. A monthly publication schedule is planned, but special issues may appear if news is especially compelling or important. The […]

Graduates, Faculty Members Recognized With Special Honors at Commencement

Posted May 20, 2010

At Sunday’s commencement ceremony, President Jane McAuliffe presented some of the College’s highest honors to graduating seniors and members of the faculty. The Gertrude Slaughter Fellowship is awarded this year to two members of the graduating class for excellence in scholarship to be used for study in the United States or abroad. This year, the […]

Smart Women, Strong Women Web Page Now Shows New Construction Photos, Video

Posted May 20, 2010

The “Smart Women Strong Women” Web page has been updated with construction photos and a video featuring several Bryn Mawr students talking about the importance of athletics and exercise in their lives. The $7.5 million “Smart Women Strong Women” campaign will fund the renovation of Bern Schwartz Gymnasium, scheduled to be completed at the start […]

Math Students Give Presentation to Haverford Township Commissioners

Posted May 20, 2010

Students from Professor Victor Donnay’s Math Modeling and Environmental Sustainability class were recently featured in the Delaware County Daily Times for a presentation they gave to the Haverford Township board of commissioners on the pros and cons of using geothermal and/or solar energy to power the future Haverford Reserve recreation and environmental center.

Staff Picnic Scheduled for June 11

Posted May 20, 2010

The annual staff picnic will be held on Friday, June 11, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Sunken Garden (rain site:Wyndham). During the picnic, the winners of the staff McPherson Award and the Newberry Award will be announced. Service pins will be distributed as well. Staff members will be given two hours paid release […]

Faculty, Staff Invited to Play Tennis

Posted May 20, 2010
photo of tennis player

Beginning June 2, members of the Bryn Mawr faculty and staff are invited to meet each Wednesday at 4 p.m. for tennis at the Bryn Mawr courts. Tennis Coach Jill Breslin, Multimedia and Computer Specialist Rod Matthews, and Professor of Sociology David Karen “will be there every week with balls and a few rackets to […]

Campus-Wide Power Shut Down on Monday Evening

Posted May 13, 2010

Facilities has scheduled a complete campus power shutdown from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, May 17th. Please remember to turn off or unplug your computers, printers, copiers, and other sensitive electronics before you leave on Monday. Remember to turn the copiers and printers back on Tuesday morning before you start your day. Please […]

Benefits Manager’s Overview of Changes Due to Health-Care Legislation

Posted May 13, 2010

President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, followed by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 on March 30, 2010. These laws, collectively known as health-care reform, are broad in scope and will affect many aspects of health insurance in the United States over […]

BMCDS Wins Award for Black History Month Dinner

Posted May 13, 2010

Bryn Mawr Dining Services added another to its long list of awards when it earned a silver medal in the Loyal Horton Dining Awards Contest sponsored by the National Association of College and University Food Services last month.The award will be presented at the association’s national annual meeting in July. BMCDS scored a silver medal […]

Reception Honors Career Development’s Jane Finkle

Posted May 6, 2010

The Career Development Office invites the Bryn Mawr Community to a reception honoring Jane Finkle, the office’s assistant director and pre-law adviser, from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 12, in the Dorothy Vernon Room of Haffner Hall. Finkle is leaving Bryn Mawr on May 31. Finkle came to Bryn Mawr in 2003 with a masters […]

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