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April 10, 2008

Diana Tung

A step toward the sweat-free sweatshirt: BMC endorses labor-practices proposal
At the urging of student activists, Bryn Mawr has joined the ranks of colleges and universities endorsing the Designated Suppliers Program, an ambitious new framework for collective action against sweatshop labor practices, President Nancy J. Vickers and the BMC Sweatshop-Free Coalition have announced.

 

Enrique Sacerio-Gari

Q&A: Enrique Sacerio-Garí on Cuba
Next Wednesday, April 16, Dorothy Nepper Marshall Professor of Hispanic and Hispanic-American Studies Enrique Sacerio-Garí will give the final talk in the "Our Neighbor, Cuba" lecture series sponsored by Main Line School Night. Sacerio-Garí, a Cuban immigrant who advocates reconciliation between his homeland and the United States, recently returned from a trip to Cuba. Here, Sacerio-Garí briefly answers a few questions about his topic for Bryn Mawr Now.

 

Manthia Diawara

Africana Studies conference: the changing meaning of black identity in the United States
The presidential campaign of Barack Obama, an African American who is not descended from American slaves, has brought unprecedented public attention to the complexities of black identity in the United States. What does it mean to be black in the United States today? Next Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19, the Africana Studies Program will explore that question with a conference titled "The Changing Meaning of Black Identity in the United States."

Around the Bi-Co this weekend: Tenure, the movie; Choosing sides: GLBT people of color; Jumping Off Bridges screening and discussion; Berlioz Requiem; Creative Writing faculty reads
An overview of some of the events coming up at Bryn Mawr.

 

Bryn Mawr in the News
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Archaeology Professor Peter Magee Quoted in The National (UAE)

As archaeologist debate dramatic changes in society during the Bronze Age in south-eastern Arabia, Professor of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeol...

Geology’s Don Barber Quoted in Baltimore Sun Article on Rip Tides

Associate Professor of Geology Don Barber was quoted by The Baltimore Sun for an article on the dangerous rip tides that have been occurring at Ma...

Bryn Mawr Takes Top Spot in Washington Monthly Ranking for Third Straight Year

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For the third year in a row, Bryn Mawr has been ranked number one among liberal arts colleges in the Washington Monthly annual ranking of U.S. coll...

Manahil Siddiqi ’15 Featured in Huffington Post Blog

Manahil Siddiqi ’15 is among the students participating in a summer internship featured in this blog post by Huffington Post blogger Diane Pr...

Bryn Mawr’s Decision to Go Test Optional Makes Headlines

Bryn Mawr’s decision to adopt a test-optional admissions policy made the front page of the July 25 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer. The ...

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