Highlights from the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin November 2008 issue

From the Editor


College Obituary: Alain Silvera, Professor Emeritus of History


  • New tenure-track faculty
  • Food stamps and health
  • Ethnic weddings documented
  • Class of 2012
  • Beyond Conflicts Tri-College Middle Eastern Studies Initiative delves into a region of vast cultural and historical richness
  • Women, science, and leadership
  • Alumnae career network
  • 2008-09 Hepburn fellows named, medal to be awarded
  • A Legacy that Inspires


Smart Women, Strong Women

Renovation and expansion of Bern Schwartz Gymnasium will link the main campus to Cambrian Row, and provide both new social space and improved sports facilities.

Dathliad (Welsh for "celebration")
The inauguration of Jane Dammen McAuliffe as the eighth president of Bryn Mawr College

Black alumnae/i conference

Backstage Pass to Life
Mawrters make award-winning documentary films

On Course: Cultures of Technology

  • A Different Kind of Technosavvy
  • By Alicia Bessette

Online Special Feature: Our Farm, a Bryn Mawr tale by Doug Stenberg, PhD '87