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Highlights from the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin Summer 2002 issue

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THE CREATION OF VALUE By Alicia Bessette
Five Bryn Mawr graduates, who moved to Santa Fe some 80 years ago in search of alternatives to European-derived concepts of culture, helped to reverse the exploitation of Native Americans and their art.

GATEWAYS TO THE WORLD By Lynn Litterine '96
What motivates volunteers? Norah Peters-Davis, Ph.D. '88, has studied national trends for two decades. Alumnae/i most often volunteer for Bryn Mawr to connect with other alumnae/i, for intellectual stimulation, to support women's education, and out of gratitude to the College.

'A RADIANT POET' By Karl Kirchwey
An ironist in the garden: the work of poet Jane Hess Flanders '62, who died in April 2001 of a rare cancer. The Flanders Fund for Poetry will be launched at Reunion with a reading of her poetry and dedication of a "Poetry Nook" alongside Pembroke East.

ON COURSE
"Political Philosophy in the 20th Century": Political Science 327, with Stephen Salkever, Mary Katharine Woodworth Professor of Political Science. Background readings from Plato to Kant and Nietzsche are required to join the contemporary discussion of the central questions of politics and philosophy.

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Conference on Welfare Reform expanded!
Bryn Mawr social work alumna debates policy with President George W. Bush
Mycenean barbecues
Social anthropologist Mai Yamani '79 on religion and politics in Saudi Arabia after Sept. 11.
Obituary: Joaquín González-Muela, Professor Emeritus of Spanish
Club of Great Britain jubilee

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