Black History Month Keynote Address: "Notes from the Cultural Autobiography of a Freedom Singer/Bernice Johnson Reagon/ Wednesday, Feb. 13 

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February 14, 2008

Bryn Mawr and McAuliffe: Love at First Sight
Jane Dammen McAuliffe

"I had been told that the Bryn Mawr community is both close-knit and welcoming, but I was still overwhelmed by the outpouring of warmth I received from all corners of the campus when my appointment was announced," said Jane Dammen McAuliffe, the Georgetown University dean and Islamic-studies scholar who was appointed president-elect of Bryn Mawr last Friday.

Community members packed Thomas Great Hall to meet McAuliffe on the afternoon of her appointment, expressing enthusiasm for her résumé, her listening skills and her ideas about Bryn Mawr.

Roller-Coaster Tour Offers Unusual Perspective on Bryn Mawr's Campus
Campus Center

The Admissions Office's "Roller Coaster Tour" is a playful and inventive approach to the virtual campus tour. It is now posted on the Bryn Mawr Web site as the capstone video in the "Webisodes" series.

The tour takes viewers on a five-minute circuit of campus that includes a dining hall, a dorm living room, a library, classroom and administration buildings, athletic playing fields, and other important sites of student activity. It pauses for a longer look at campus landmarks, and student tour guides are introduced at a few critical locations.

Dance Faculty Concert Offers Top Talent in Intimate Space
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Dance enthusiasts will find an embarrassment of riches at Bryn Mawr this weekend. After Friday brings India Jazz Suites to Goodhart Theater, Saturday offers performances by some of Philadelphia's top terpsichorean talent in the intimate and welcoming space of the Pembroke Dance Studio at this year’s Faculty Dance Concert at 7:30 p.m.

The annual performance offers a chance to see the work of some of the accomplished dancers and choreographers who teach in Bryn Mawr’s dance program, performed by professional dancers from Philadelphia’s thriving dance scene.

Q & A: Career Development Director Liza Jane Bernard on Getting a Job

Liza Jane BernardOn Friday, Feb. 22, representatives from 79 nonprofit organizations will be coming to Haverford for the Bi-College Career Development Office's annual Not-for-Profit  Career Fair. We asked Liza Bernard, director of the Career Development Office, for advice to students as they go about their job searches.

Bryn Mawr in the News
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Bryn Mawr’s April Fools’ Day Announcement Makes Headlines

The April 1 news that Bryn Mawr was dropping the vowels in its name to be more “Twitter-friendly” was picked up by several media outlet...

Mellon Fellow in Humanities Roya Rastegar to Curate at LA Film Festival

Roya Rastegar, an Andrew W. Mellon post-doctoral fellow in the humanities, will be curating a new Los-Angeles-centric section in the Los Angeles F...

Seven Sisters Style Previewed by Vanity Fair

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Vanity Fair recently ran a pictorial preview of the book Seven Sisters Style: The All-American Preppy Look, a new fashion photography book by Rebec...

Dining Services’ “Milkshake Mania” Makes the Wall Street Journal

In a humorous Wall Street Journal piece about taking high school juniors to tour colleges, Rob Lazebnik writes: “Colleges generally save thei...

Marcia Cantarella ’68 Discusses College Costs on NPR’s “Tell Me More”

Marcia Cantarella ’68, the author I CAN Finish College: The Overcome Any Obstacle and Get Your Degree Guide, was interviewed along with Stanford ...

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