Winter 2002 cover

Highlights from the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Bulletin Winter 2002 issue

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ONE WOMAN'S FLAME By Elena McFadden '95
This wildland firefighter looks forward to every part of her job, from digging in the dirt to the outstanding people with whom she works.

A novelist ponders the divide between fact and art, fiction and non-fiction, in writing about her sister, Beth, who was diagnosed as an infant with mental retardation and has created a dynamic life by riding on city buses.

POP CULTURE POST 911 By Dorothy Silver Samuels '73
New York Times editorial board member Dorothy Silver Samuels looks at the American obsession with celebrities and "reality TV," parodied in her first novel, that continues even in the wake of the events of September 11.

Growth and Structure of Cities 185: "Urban Culture and Society" with Professor Gary McDonogh and Assistant Professor Juan Arbona.

book Alumnae/i Books

September 11 remembered
Canaday Library exhibition: Dedicated to the Cause: Bryn Mawr Women and the Right to Vote."
Co-deans of the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research named.
Harris L. Wofford honored.
Undergraduates get hands-on experience during summer internships.
Summer science research projects.
New artificial intelligence and robotics lab.
Swindler Prize awarded.
Faculty Obituaries: Paul Weiss, Phyllis Pray Bober.