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Archive for April, 2013

Faculty Remember Retired Professor of Italian Nancy Dersofi

Posted April 25, 2013
Nancy Dersofi photo

At the meeting of the general faculty last week, a memorial minute for Nancy Dersofi, retired professor of Italian, was read by History of Art Professor David Cast and recorded in the faculty minutes. Ten faculty members (current and retired) wrote the memorial minute together with a former student. Our beloved friend and colleague Nancy […]

Tri-Co Digital Humanities Students Land “Summer of Maps” Internships

Posted April 25, 2013

Lena Ferguson ’13 and Julia Reeves ’13 (HC), both Growth and Structure of Cities majors, will spend a “Summer of Maps” interning with Azavea, a Philadelphia-based company specializing in geographic web and mobile software development and geospatial analysis services. Students in the Summer of Maps program partner with non-profit organizations in need of geospatial data […]

Owl Investment Group Takes Sixth in Adirondack Cup

Posted April 25, 2013

The Bryn Mawr College Owl Investment Group (OIG) was ranked sixth out of 18 in this year’s Adirondack Cup, an initiative through which college and graduate students can create their own hypothetical small cap portfolio for six months. The OIG finished with an investment return of 26.44 percent, beating the Russell 2000 market return of […]

Political Science’s Marc Ross Honored at International Studies Conference

Posted April 25, 2013

Professor Emeritus in Political Science Marc Ross received a Distinguished Scholar Award at the International Studies Association Conference held earlier this month. His award was in the ethnicity, nationalism, and migration category. ISA was founded in 1959 to promote research and education in international affairs. The organization cooperates with 57 international studies organizations in over […]

Save the Date: Second CEO Pop-Up Café on April 26

Posted April 25, 2013

The following email was sent by Nell Anderson, co-director of the Civic Engagement Office and director of praxis and community partnership programs, on Monday, April 22. Dear Bryn Mawr Community, We hope you will take advantage of the beautiful weather and come to the Civic Engagement Office’s 2nd Pop-Up Café on Friday, April 26, from […]

Student Hiring Changes Announced

Posted April 25, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Employment Manager Syndi Bleiweis on Tuesday, April 23. Beginning with the 2013 fall semester the College will only guarantee jobs for students who have a student employment award from the College. The reason for this change in policy is that the College student employment budget is […]

Student Photo Club Offers Informal Senior Portraits

Posted April 18, 2013
BMC Focus Photography Portraits

In the hopes of establishing a new on-campus tradition, the recently formed student photography club, BMC Focus Photography, is offering graduating seniors the opportunity for informal portraits in the weeks leading up to Commencement. There is no charge for the service, which allows seniors to be photographed by underclass students in locations on campus that […]

Barbara Miller Lane Named SAH Fellow

Posted April 18, 2013

Growth and Structures of Cities Professor Emeritus Barbara Miller Lane was named a fellow of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH). This fellowship is given to individuals who have distinguished themselves by a lifetime of significant contributions to the field. From the SAH website: “Almost 58 years ago to the day, Walter Gropius dictated a […]

Pensby Center Hosts “Safe Space Diversity Conversation” on Friday, April 26

Posted April 18, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Assistant Dean and Director of Leadership and Community Development Vanessa Christman on Wednesday, April 17. Dear Members of the  Bryn Mawr Community, The Pensby Center invites you to join us on Friday, April 26th from 12-2PM for the return of the Diversity Conversation series. Lunch will be served! We […]

Student Awards Ceremony to be Held on Thursday, April 25

Posted April 18, 2013

The Bryn Mawr community is invited to celebrate the many achievements of more than 100 students from the Undergraduate College, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research at an awards ceremony on Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. The event is held on the Pem […]

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