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

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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Psychology Professor Clark McCauley Questions Research Linking Hurricane Names to People’s ...

Researchers made headlines recently with claims that people view hurricanes with traditionally female names as less dangerous and therefore react d...

Bryn Mawr’s Russian Language Institute Highlighted in Inside Higher Ed Article

In an Inside Higher Ed article about the lack of young Russia experts in the United States, author Mark Lawrence Schrad points to Bryn Mawr’s...

Bryn Mawr Book Store Profiled in Boston Globe

The Bryn Mawr Book Store, a bookshop founded by alumnae/i, staffed by volunteers and located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, recently garnered a write...

U.K. Media Outlet Highlights Bryn Mawr’s Success with Sciences and at Providing Access

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Times Higher Education reporter Chris Parr recently sat down with Bryn Mawr President Kim Cassidy to talk about a range of issues including the Col...

English Professor Katherine Rowe Connects Shakespeare and House of Cards on Podcast


Professor of English and Director of Digital Research and Teaching Katherine Rowe discussed the connections between Shakespeare and Netflix dra...

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