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February 9, 2007


President Vickers to Retire

When Nancy J. Vickers steps down from the presidency of Bryn Mawr in June 2008, she will have led the college for 11 years, during which time she has presided over a $225 million capital campaign and applications to the College have increased by 40 percent.


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Psychology Professor to Become Chief Academic Officer

Associate Professor of Psychology Kimberly Wright Cassidy has been appointed provost-elect of the College. She will assume the duties of provost-elect on July 1, become acting provost in January 2008 and take office as provost in June 2008.

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana to Blaze onto Goodhart Stage

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, hailed by The New York Times as "one of New York's most skilled and enterprising Spanish dance troupes," will bring its fiery performance style to Goodhart Theater at 8 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 16.


Lifelong Activist Grace Lee Boggs, Ph.D. '40, to Speak

Grace Lee Boggs, who embarked upon a life of political activism after earning a Ph.D. in philosophy at Bryn Mawr in 1940, will return to the College on Sunday, Feb. 11. After a film screening, she will give a talk on transforming education and inner cities.


Linda Bierds, Poetic Interpreter of Science and History, to Read and Teach at Bryn Mawr

Award-winning poet Linda Bierds, who has been called "our premiere verbal portraitist of the space-time continuum," will give a public reading on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m., in the Ely Room at the Wyndham Alumnae House.

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Julianne Malveaux  

Economist Julianne Malveaux Headlines Black History Month

Economist and pundit Julianne Malveaux will highlight Bryn Mawr's observance of Black History Month with a keynote address titled "The Unfinished Business of Economic Justice" on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Thomas Great Hall.

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Bound and Determined Exhibition Opens with a Lecture on the History of Bookbinding

A new exhibition will open Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the Rare Book Room in Canaday Library with a lecture by Daniel Traister, curator of research services at the Annenberg Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Pennsylvania.

Lauren Bacall  

Video From Hepburn Launch Gala Available

At the gala celebration of the launch of the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center in Philadelphia in September, videographers recorded the awards ceremony at which Lauren Bacall and Blythe Danner received the first Katharine Hepburn Medals. Excerpts from the ceremony are now available for download.





Varied and Ambitious Dance Faculty Concert Set for Goodhart Stage Tonight

Vagina Monologues Performances This Friday, Saturday in TGH

BMC and BMFI to Host Director Matt Tauber






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