Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin
August 2010 issue

From the Editor


President’s column


  • Treasures
  • 2010 Convocation and Commencement honors
  • Heritage and Hope: global women’s education
  • Students receive grants and fellowships to study and serve
  • Bookstore volunteers feted
  • Stamp Commemorates Katharine Hepburn


Reunion: celebrating the arts
Curriculum changes New Alumnae Association officers

First fine arts majors at Bryn Mawr
By Deborah Chadwick Clearman ’72
Three students break the tradition.

Tell us
By Alicia Bessette
Jenny Sawyer ’02 summarizes works of classic literature in 60-second videos.

Career changers: Strategies for successful second careers
By Dorothy Lehman Hoerr
Alumnae tap into skills and interests.

Taking measure of disasters
By Alicia Bessette
On Course: Geology 209 takes a quantitative approach to natural disasters.

Carrying Social Justice Forward
GSSWSR: alumnae/i who exemplify the school’s mission


Speaking out
By Teresita Currie Schaffer ’66
National security begins with the economy at home.