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November 30, 2006

Upright Citizens Brigade  

Upright Citizens Brigade Brings Alternative Comedy to BMC

The Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company will bring 90 minutes of the freshest, most daring, long-form improvisational and sketch comedy the nation has to offer to Goodhart Theater on Friday, Dec. 8, at 8 p.m.


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Professor Brodfuehrer  

Biology Professor Wins NSF Grant to Study the Stop and Go of Rhythmic Behavior

Professor of Biology Peter Brodfuehrer hopes to shed some light on the initiation and termination of rhythmic movements of all sorts by investigating one of the simplest examples of it: swimming in the medicinal leech.

Nina Jablonski  

Anthropologist to Discuss Evolution of Skin Color

On Monday, Dec. 4, Bryn Mawr will welcome Nina Jablonski '75 back to the College to give a lecture titled "The Evolution of Skin Color" and sign copies of her book Skin: A Natural History, recently published by the University of California Press.

From Recent Issues:

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Four Graphic Novelists to Present Work Nov. 30

Bryn Mawr's Center for Visual Culture and Department of History will present four acclaimed figures in the rising field of literary comics at "New Frontiers in Cartooning and Graphic Novels: Jessica Abel, Alison Bechdel, Gabrielle Bell and Lauren Weinstein."

Dalton Hall  

Center for Social Sciences Established in Dalton

As an extensively renovated Dalton Hall opened this fall to bring four Bryn Mawr departments in the social sciences together under a single roof for the first time, its denizens busied themselves with creating a new conceptual space as well.

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New Faculty: Ellen Stroud Links Cities, Environmental Studies Programs

Stroud's research explores relationships between cities and the far larger environments of which they are a part — relationships that sometimes take surprising forms.

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Bryn Mawr Undergrad Wins Research-Poster Competition

Beverly Burgess '07, a double major in biology and psychology, recently won first prize for most outstanding undergraduate poster at the Drexel University College of Medicine's Discovery Day, an annual event at which the results of biomedical research are presented.

photo of Judy Wicks   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.


Memorial Service for Margaret Hollyday

Social-Work Faculty Member to Be Remembered

On Campus: Party, Diversity and Architecture, Benefits Explained, Chilean Consul, Jewelry







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