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Archive for August, 2012

Chief Enrollment and Communications Officer Jenny Rickard Accepts Position at University of Puget Sound

Posted August 30, 2012

The following email was sent on behalf of President Jane McAuliffe by the President’s Chief of Staff Emily Espenshade on Monday, Aug. 27: Dear Faculty, Students and Staff, Just as our academic year is about to begin, I must convey some unhappy news.  Jenny Rickard, our Chief Enrollment and Communications Officer, has accepted a position at the […]

The International Student Friendship Program Seeks Volunteer Hosts

Posted August 23, 2012

The following email was sent by Patricia Lausch, assistant director of international programs, on Tuesday, August 22 to faculty and staff: Dear Colleagues, I am writing to extend to you the opportunity to participate in the International Student Friendship Program.  On August 26, 2012, we will welcome over 95 new students from outside the U.S. to Bryn […]

Bryn Mawr’s Glenn Smith Named President-Elect of National Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers

Posted August 22, 2012

Bryn Mawr College Director of Facilities Glenn Smith was named president-elect of APPA, the national association of higher education facilities officers, at the organization’s annual meeting in July. Smith will serve one year as president-elect and become president for a year beginning next summer. APPA originally was the Association of Physical Plant Administrators but now […]

GSSWSR Professor Julia Littell Participates in Several Panels and Seminars During the Summer

Posted August 22, 2012

GSSWSR Professor Julia H. Littell participated in a number of seminars, conferences, and panels during the summer. In May she participated in a seminar on the elements and essential characteristics of effective psychosocial treatments held at the London School of Economics. Later that month, she moderated a panel discussion on systematic reviews at the international […]

Dean of Admissions Attends Conference in China and Meets with Chinese High School Counselors and Students

Posted August 16, 2012

Bryn Mawr College Dean of Admissions Laurie Koehler was one of 21 Western college and university officials to attend a week-long conference in Beijing aimed at helping the admissions officials better understand the Chinese educational system and better assess Chinese applicants. The conference took place during the last week of July and featured presentations on […]

Bryn Mawr Student Lakshmi Somasundaram Pens Article for India Abroad

Posted August 9, 2012

In the latest issue of India Abroad, Lakshmi Somasundaram ’13 writes about a trip she took to Costa Rica. Somasundaram has written for the magazine’s “Teenspeak” section since age 12. She is a psychology major with a concentration in neural and behavioral sciences.

Web Services’ Juliana Perry And Catherine Farman Present on WordPress At EdUi Conference

Posted August 9, 2012

Juliana Perry and Catherine Farman of web services will give a presentation on sustaining a WordPress network at edUi 2012, a conference for higher education web professionals. Their presentation, titled “What the !$#% Was This Plugin for Anyway?! Maintaining a Sustainable WordPress Multisite Install,” will discuss the best practices to promote blog stability and ease […]

New Bryn Mawr IDs Will Qualify Students to Vote Under Pennsylvania Voter-ID Law

Posted August 3, 2012

As part of the “SEADS” initiative to better integrate administrative services between Bryn Mawr and Haverford colleges, Bryn Mawr will be issuing new identification cards to all students, faculty and staff this fall. Bryn Mawr Featured in Media Coverage of Changes to College IDs Caused by New Pennsylvania Voter ID Law The College has also […]

GSSWSR Professor Jim Martin Conducts Symposium at National Social Work Conference

Posted August 1, 2012

Bryn Mawr College Professor of Social Work and Social Research Jim Martin, along with Associate Professor Nadine M. Bean and Professor Richard W. Voss from West Chester University, conducted a symposium at the recent National Association of Social Work Conference held in Washington, D.C. The symposium, titled, “Social Work Education on Serving Veterans and Military […]