Highlights from the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin May 2010 issue

From the Editor


College Obituaries


  • Treasures: black and red-figured attic potter
  • New admissions and undergraduate deans named.
  • "Heritage and Hope: global women's education conference."
  • Black History Month Lecture: "Myth of the Strong Black Woman."
  • Student aid for Haiti
  • Elaine Cottler Showalter '62's literary on American women writers
  • Documentary criticizes Barnes Foundation move
  • Bryn Mawr part of group to revamp information theory
  • Slate of Alumnae Association Officers
  • Liberal arts skills in the world of finance
  • President's column.


Unexpected Challenges
By Alicia Bessette
Summer internships turn out potential leaders.

The First Job
By Tasneem Paghdiwala '04
Young alumnae choosing their career paths carefully.

Carrying Social Justice Forward
GSSWSR: leadership, community, radical roots and tradition/innovation.

Value added or subtracted?
By Alicia Bessette
Sociological model used to study popular music.

By Sophia Olender '12 and Bryce Pope '10

Speaking out
Kathryn Roth-Douquet '86
Military families need support and appreciation.