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Archive for May, 2013

Professor of Sociology Mary J. Osirim Named Interim Provost

Posted May 29, 2013

The below email was sent by Bryn Mawr Provost Kim Cassidy on May 29. I’m writing to let you know that Bryn Mawr College Professor of Sociology Mary J. Osirim has agreed to serve as the College’s Interim Provost beginning July 1 for a two-year term. Mary brings a wealth of administrative experience and a […]

Yuhou Xia ’13 Runner-Up for National Award Given to Top Female Undergradaute Math Student

Posted May 22, 2013

Yuhou (Susan) Xia ’13 was named runner-up in the national Alice Shafer Award, given to the top female undergraduate in mathematics in the country. Xia has taken mathematics courses throughout the Tri-Co and completed graduate-level coursework at University of Pennsylvania, where she is currently pursuing an independent study for her honor’s thesis. According to the […]

Two Pieces by Alessandra Davy-Falconi ’16 Published in Philadelphia Literary Outlets

Posted May 22, 2013

Alessandra Davy-Falconi ’16 had two pieces published this spring. Snowfall was published in Philadelphia Stories and 4Giv appeared in the literary magazine Apiary. Davy-Falconi has previously been published in The Marble Collection: High School Magazine of the Arts, was a winner of the 2011-2012 Helen Creeley Poetry Contest, and read her work at the 12th […]

Bryn Mawr News Publications Slow Down for Summer

Posted May 16, 2013

Today’s editions are the last issues of the Weekly Insider and Campus Weekly for the 2012-13 academic year. We’ll have a special post-Commencement edition some time next week. Expect to see Summer Insiders in June, July, and August with updates about everything from campus renovations to interesting summer research. Special issues may appear if news is especially compelling or important. The […]

Drop Us a Line!

Posted May 16, 2013

Do you have an exciting internship, fellowship, or research opportunity lined up? Are you traveling abroad? Road tripping across the U.S.? Spending quality time with family and friends? Let us know! Send Bryn Mawr College a “postcard” of your summer adventure (or staycation) by filling out a few quick questions and sending a picture via […]

Update to Student Hiring Policy

Posted May 16, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Employment Manager Syndi Bleiweis on Tuesday, May 14. Dear Faculty and Staff members, I would like to clarify a few items related to the changes in student hiring. In my previous email I stated that you can hire a student without employment aid but they must […]

Social Work’s Toba Kerson Presents Epilepsy Research at German, Austrian, and Swiss Conference

Posted May 16, 2013

GSSWSR Professor Toba Kerson was a panelist at a joint annual conference of the German and Austrian Societies for Epileptology and the Swiss League Against Epilepsy. At the conference, which in German is titled Dreilandertagung Epilepsie 2013, Kerson presented on the portrayal of epilepsy on YouTube. She was joined by three other panelists who are […]

Proposals Welcomed for Tri-Co Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship Funding

Posted May 16, 2013

The following email was sent to faculty and staff by Director of Digital Research and Teaching Katherine Rowe on Thursday, May 9. Dear Colleagues, We are excited to announce the next round of Tri-Co DH grants for faculty and staff. For those wanting to pursue summer work, the Steering Committee will expedite proposals received by May […]

Staff Picnic to be Held on June 3

Posted May 13, 2013
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The Staff Picnic will be held on Monday, June 3 from noon to 2 p.m. on the Wyndham Lawn. Winners of the staff McPherson Award and Newberry Award will be announced and service pins will be distributed. Staff are given two hours paid release time to attend the picnic. Rain site is Wyndham Alumnae House.

Chemistry Major Terry Huh ’14 Receives Research Fellowship

Posted May 9, 2013

Chemistry Major Terry Huh ’14 has received a $5,000 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Chemistry Society Division of Organic Chemistry. Huh is researching a new and efficient synthetic strategy that can, in the long run, be useful in building complex, biologically active molecules. The Division of Organic Chemistry annually awards summer undergraduate research […]

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