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September 14, 2006

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Literati, Glitterati Meet at Hepburn Center Launch Gala

Lauren Bacall and Blythe Danner captivated an audience of more than 500 alumnae and friends of Bryn Mawr College as they accepted the inaugural Katharine Hepburn Medals.

 

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Five Hepburn Fellows to Bring Expertise to Campus

Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director of Planning and Development Michelle Francl has announced the names of five women who will serve as Hepburn Fellows during the Center's first two years.

     
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Women, Sin, Crime and Guilt in Canaday

A leading microhistorian a scholar who studies an era through the lives of ordinary people will speak at the opening of the Library's fall exhibition, Pointing Fingers: Women, Sin, Crime and Guilt, on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

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Novelist Zadie Smith to Read Sept. 19

Acclaimed British novelist Zadie Smith will give a reading at Bryn Mawr on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall. Free and open to the public, Smith's appearance is part of the College's yearlong Creative Writing Program Reading Series.

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Report From the Lab: Julia Ferraioli '07 and Leslie McTavish '08 Teach Robots How to Learn

This summer, Julia Ferraioli '07 and Katharine E. McBride scholar Leslie McTavish '08 worked as research assistants in Associate Professor of Computer Science Douglas Blank's developmental-robotics laboratory.

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Mideast Studies Initiative Welcomes Visiting Professor

This year, the Tri-College Middle Eastern Studies Initiative and the Bi-College Peace and Conflict Studies Program welcome Visiting Assistant Professor Tamara Neuman to the Bryn Mawr campus.

 

From Recent Issues:

 
Photo of pembroke arch   Washington Monthly: Bryn Mawr is Number One Last month, the College took the top spot among liberal-arts schools in the publication's annual college rankings, which aim to measure how well colleges and universities serve the public interest by fostering research, an ethic of national service and social mobility.
     
photo of Hollyday   Professor Margaret Hollyday, 1947-2006 As the academic year begins, the Bryn Mawr community struggles with the loss of a much-loved faculty member: Professor of Biology and Psychology Margaret Anne Hollyday, who died this summer after a hard-fought battle with cancer.
     
     
photo of Nina Roach in China   Report from the Field: Nina Roach '07 in Heartland and Hinterland of China   This summer Nina Roach '07, a senior major in the Bryn Mawr-Haverford East Asian Studies Department, visited areas of China that few tourists see. Here's her report on the trip.
     
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Bryn Mawr to Co-Host Microsoft Robotics Institute

The software giant cited Bryn Mawr's expertise in educational robotics software and innovative teaching methods in selecting the College to partner with Georgia Tech in the new venture.

     
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.

     
     
     

INSIDE BRYN MAWR

SMDI Interns Present Multimedia Projects

On Campus: Bakeoff Winners, Med-School Deans Discuss Admissions Process, Whiting Fellows Present

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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