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April 13, 2006

Jodi Eisenberg

Bryn Mawr Seniors Awarded Fulbrights

Two Bryn Mawr seniors have been awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships for 2006-07. Jodi Eisenberg, a major in comparative literature, will teach in Spain; Katherine Klenn, an English major with a minor in anthropology, will teach in South Korea.


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First African Nobel Laureate in Literature, Wole Soyinka, to Read at Bryn Mawr

Wole Soyinka, who in 1986 became the first African to be awarded the Nobel Prize in literature, will read from his just-released memoir You Must Set Forth at Dawn on Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall.


Award-Winning Poet Frank Bidart to Read

Frank Bidart, a recipient of the Academy of American Poets' prestigious Wallace Stevens Award, will give a reading at Bryn Mawr on Friday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ely Room of Wyndham Alumnae House.


Spring Dance Concert Offers Eclectic Mix

Bryn Mawr, Haverford and Swarthmore students will perform in the concert, to be presented in Bryn Mawr's Goodhart Theater at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 21, and Saturday, April 22. The performance is free and open to the public; a reception will follow each performance.


Owls Honored by Centennial Conference, Inquirer

Three Bryn Mawr athletes have recently won significant honors - one for sportsmanship from the Centennial Conference and two for athletic and academic performance from The Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Shadia Bel Hamdounia  

Chemistry Major Awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowship

Chemistry major Shadia Bel Hamdounia '06 will spend next year studying birthing practices in Denmark, India and South Africa, thanks to a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. The prestigious grant is awarded annually to about 50 graduating seniors nationwide.



Shadia Bel Hamdounia  

Students Inspired by Katrina-Relief Trip

A contingent of Bryn Mawr students spent Spring Break in tents pitched on ground that Hurricane Katrina had flooded with oil-refinery toxins last September. Their service as volunteer relief workers impressed on them the severity of the devastation that still remains, but it also affirmed their faith in human resiliency.



Director to Screen, Discuss Brown Like Dat

Beowulf Party Tonight Offers Pizza, DIY Computer Know-How

Bi-Co Chorale to Take on Verdi Requiem

"Love the Sin" Discussion Focuses on Sexuality, Religion




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