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Archive for March, 2011

Math Awareness Month: Not Just for Majors

Posted March 31, 2011

No mathematical background is necessary to enjoy Math Awareness Month events, says Associate Professor and Chair of Mathematics Leslie Cheng. The series, dedicated to making math more accessible, includes a lecture by a mathematical humorist and student performances of his skits as well as a talk on math in The Simpsons and Futurama. A discussion […]

April Fitness Month Dedicated to Ray Tharan

Posted March 31, 2011

The Department of Athletics has announced that this year’s annual April Fitness Month will be dedicated to longtime staff member Ray Tharan, who died in 2009 after 26 years of service to the College. On Friday, April 1, the dedication will be formalized when a plaque honoring Tharan will be unveiled in the Fitness Center. […]

2011 a Busy Year for GSSWSR’s Sanford Schram

Posted March 31, 2011

Visiting Professor of Social Work and Social Research Sanford Schram will see in print three books he co-authored or co-edited later this year. The titles are: Change Research: Collaborative Research Methods for Social Workers and Advocates, co-authored with Corey Shdaimah and Roland Stahl and published by Columbia University Press with a scheduled publication date of […]

Memorial for Legendary Professor of Greek Mabel Lang to Take Place in Thomas Great Hall on Sunday, April 3

Posted March 31, 2011

A memorial service for Mabel Lang, Katharine E. McBride Professor Emeritus and Paul Shorey Professor Emeritus of Greek, will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 3 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. A reception will follow. Lang, who passed away last July at the age of 92, left a lasting legacy with her contributions […]

Nominations Open for Newberry Award for Environmental Responsibility

Posted March 31, 2011
Newberry Award nomination form

Download the Newberry Award nomination form Download the Bryn Mawr College Green Plan Nominations are now being accepted for the Newberry Award, a $1,000 prize given annually to a staff member who embodies the spirit of the College’s Green Plan by putting its principles into practice in the workplace. The award may be made to […]

BMC to Buzz for Change Next Wednesday

Posted March 31, 2011

Register for Buzzing for Change The Buzzing for Change program will be visiting Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, April 6, in the Main Lounge of the Campus Center from 1 to 5 p.m. This is a one day, student-run charity event in which participants either shave or cut their hair for Locks of Love, an organization […]

Vanguard Retirement-Counseling Sessions Still Available

Posted March 31, 2011

From Benefits Manager Martin Mastascusa: You may schedule an appointment with Vanguard through or by calling 1-800-662-0106, Ext. 14500.  Vanguard sessions are 45 minutes in length. Sessions will be held in Human Resources. Please note that since both TIAA-CREF and Vanguard handle their own scheduling, you do not make an appointment through Human Resources. […]

Mellon Mays Program Announces New Fellows

Posted March 30, 2011

Bryn Mawr’s Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program has announced this year’s new Mellon Mays Fellows: Sakina Abdus-Shakur ’13 of Philadelphia, Pa. Adbus-Shakur is a philosophy major. Rachel Kutten ’13 of Montgomery Village, Md. Kutten is a sociology major and English minor. Samantha Lopez ’13 of New York, N.Y. Lopez is a mathematics major. Jomaira Salas […]

Students Admitted to Class of 2015 to Visit Campus

Posted March 24, 2011

We’ve mailed (actually, we posted decisions online)!  The Office of Admissions has admitted the Class of 2015. “This year Bryn Mawr received a record number of applications. We are excited by the energy of our admitted students and can’t wait to welcome them to campus,” said Dean of Admissions Laurie Koehler. To help students make […]

Special Courses Offered for Fall 2011 in Connection with Flexner Lecturer Judith Butler

Posted March 24, 2011

Five Bryn Mawr courses will be offered in connection with Judith Butler’s residency at Bryn Mawr as the Flexner Lecturer. The curricula of these five courses will build upon Butler’s historical works and her new topic.  Faculty members teaching these courses will incorporate Butler’s three lectures and the scholar herself into the curricular and co-curricular […]

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