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June 28 , 2006

Lauren Bacall


Screen Legend Lauren Bacall to Accept First Katharine Hepburn Medal

The award, which recognizes "women whose lives, work and contributions embody the intelligence, drive and independence of Katharine Hepburn," will be presented to Bacall at Philadelphia's Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Sept. 9.


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Frank Mallory

Mallory Research Partnership Honored for Lifetime Achievement

W. Alton Jones Professor of Chemistry Frank Mallory and his wife and research partner Sally Mallory '59, M.A. '60, Ph.D. '63, were invested as fellows of the Inter-American Photochemical Society — an honor only 12 other scientists have received.

Judith Resnik

Commencement Address: "Borders, Law and Doors — Opening"

Judith Resnik '72, the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, examined contemporary attitudes toward "the foreign" through the lens of politics and law, called for a return to Constitutional principles and decried torture.

Catherine Riihimaki   Research Update: Junior Faculty Members Win Grants The Bryn Mawr faculty brought in a near-record number of research grants last academic year, the Provost's Office reports. Read brief overviews of research projects for which three young faculty members a chemist, a geologist and a literary scholar have recently won funding.

From Recent Issues:

William Malachowski  

Chemistry Professor Goes Broccoli One Better in Search for Cancer Drug

Scientists at the Lankenau Insititute for Medical Research turned to Bryn Mawr Assistant Professor of Chemistry William Malachowski to help them create a more potent version of a compound found in broccoli as a potential cancer-immunotherapy drug.

Dar Williams  

Dar Williams to Headline Hepburn Center Launch on Campus

Folk-pop singer/songwriter Dar Williams will bring her insightful lyrics and energetic vocals to Bryn Mawr College Friday, Sept. 8, in one of several events to launch the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center.

Sarah Johnson  

Sarah Johnson '06 Wins Fulbright to Study Critical Theory in the United Kingdom

Sarah Johnson '06, a political-science major whose senior thesis uses the example of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to critique the structure of modern political sovereignty, has won a Fulbright Fellowship to study in England.


Junior Wins Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship to Fund Graduate Study in Psychology

Laura Sockol '07, a double major in English and psychology, is one of just 20 college juniors in the nation to win a 2006 Beinecke Scholarship, with a total award of $32,000 to fund graduate study.



Maypole dancers

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.

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.





Dean Karen Tidmarsh Honored for Extraordinary Service to BMC

McPherson Award Winners Announced









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