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October 25, 2007


Former Campus Compact Director Elizabeth Hollander '61 to Speak at Conference

The Katherine Houghton Hepburn Center will host "Community Engagement and Learning: Within and Beyond the Campus" on Friday, Nov. 9. Hollander's address is titled "Doing Good Well: Seeking Excellence in Community-Engaged Learning."


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Student with robot  

Peacebots Picket Robotic Violence

The peacebots that demonstrated at the Franklin Institute on Oct. 20 were programmed by four students from Associate Professor of Computer Science Doug Blank's introductory course in computer science, which uses robotics to introduce the basic principles of the discipline.


Bryn Mawr in the News: Gillian Grassie's Harp Beat

: This week's issue of CityPaper reports on Gillian Grassie '10, who is celebrating the release of her first full-length CD with a concert at Ardmore's Milkboy Coffee this Friday, Oct. 26. Grassie is a singer-songwriter with a unique approach to the Celtic harp.

Monica Chander  

New Faculty: Monica Chander Feels at Home With Students and Streptomyces coelicolor

For Chander, a graduate of Mt. Holyoke, a job at a small liberal-arts college for women fits her professional aspirations as perfectly as an alpha-2 receptor fits an adrenaline molecule.

Glass Object  

Roman Glass Exhibition Opens With Gallery Talk

The exhibition Shifting Sands: Roman Glass in the Bryn Mawr College Art and Archaeology Collections will open in the Kaiser Reading Room of Carpenter Library on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 4:30 p.m. with a gallery talk by the exhibition's curator, Joelle Collins.


Bryn Mawr in the News: Maya Ajmera '89, CNN (S)hero

CNN's "Heroes" series this week features Maya Ajmera '89, founder of the Global Fund for Children. Ajmera was nominated for the honor by actress Mira Sorvino.


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Bryn Mawr Teams with Renowned Philadelphia Artists to Offer Semester-Away Performance Program

Next fall, a small group of undergraduates from around the country will have a chance to "test-drive the life of an artist" in Philadelphia, the home of vibrant experimental performing-arts communities.

Rashid Khalidi  

Khalidi's Flexner Lectures Offer Expert's Perspective on the Cold War and Its Aftereffects in the Mideast

Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies and Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University, will deliver the Flexner lectures on the United States, the Middle East and the Cold War.


Bryn Mawr to Play Major Role in $2.5 Million Project to Develop Humanoid Robots

Bryn Mawr, four other U.S. universities and three Korean universities have been awarded a five-year grant for $2.5 million to advance humanoid-robot design and capabilities in the United States and Korea.



Combined Workplace Giving Campaign Aims to Strengthen College-Community Partnership

On Campus: Diversity — That's Funny; Fond Farewells; Trick-or-Treating; Second Flexner Lecture

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