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May 10, 2007


Italian Professor Wins Grant to Travel to Florentine Libraries

Assistant Professor of Italian Roberta Ricci will travel to several important Florentine libraries where she will examine early copies of an epic poem written early in Boccaccio's career, including one in the poet’s own hand.


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Archaeology Graduate Student Wins Fulbright to Study in Athens

Catherine Person, a doctoral candidate in classical and Near Eastern archaeology, is one of three people worldwide who have won a 2007-08 Fulbright grant to fund a full year at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.




Fulbright Winner Indira Neill '07: A Sharp Eye on Culture

Indira Neill, a double major in history of art and German, has an interesting hypothesis about why she will be especially effective as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Bremen, Germany, next year. She’s perfect for the job, she says, because she doesn’t have a natural talent for languages.


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Anthropology Professor Philip Kilbride Awarded Fulbright to Study in the Czech Republic

To the list of 2007-08 Bryn Mawr Fulbright winners, add Professor and Chair of Anthropology Philip Kilbride, who will spend the spring of 2008 teaching, writing and doing research in the Czech Republic.


Fulbright Winner Hanna Reiss: When Healing Styles Collide

Anthropology major Hannah Reiss '07 will use her Fulbright fellowship to conduct an ethnographic study of the health-care choices made by pregnant women on a remote Indonesian island.


Cities Professor Carola Hein Wins Guggenheim Fellowship to Fund Study of the Global Architecture of Oil

Carola Hein has won a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship, awarded by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, on the basis of "distinguished achievement in the past and exceptional promise for future accomplishment."


Fulbright Winner Laura Brymer '07: Crossing Borders, Geographic and Disciplinary

A Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Hong Kong will offer Brymer an opportunity to travel to East Asia, an area that has long interested her. "It seemed like a great opportunity to go abroad, but not just as a tourist," Brymer says.

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A Herd of Frisky Robots Illustrates the Appeal of an Innovative Computer Science Curriculum

Twenty-four blue "Scribbler" robots were dancing, drawing and making music in a Park Science Building classroom as students showed off what they've accomplished in a groundbreaking computing course.



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