College Sponsored Programs

HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute

The Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration, co-sponsored with Bryn Mawr College started in 1976.  Each year approximately seventy women administators and faculty from the United States, Canada, and Africa attend the two-week residential program on the Bryn Mawr College campus.  The curriculum prepares participants to work on issues currently facing higher education, with emphasis on the growing diversity of study body and the work force.

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Russian Language Institute

Bryn Mawr's Russian program will introduce you to the country's rich culture, language, literature, history, politics, and business. Many of our graduates have gone on to a variety of careers involving Russian at organizations such as the NSA and American Councils (ACTR/ACCELS) or have gone on to graduate programs in law, business, literature, political science, and economics.

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Bryn Mawr College Summer Institutes for K-12 Teachers

A series of two weeks institutes that bring together college faculty and precollege teachers to work together on ways to make science as open-ended transactional inquiry a more engaging and significant part of classroom experiences at all levels of the educational system.  Supported by a grant to the College from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the program was started in 1990.