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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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Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl Takes on Pseudo Science

UPDATE: Francl is interviewed by Al Jazeera America for a May 5, 2015 segment on this topic. Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl recently appeared ...

Google Doodle Calls Attention to Emmy Noether on 133rd Anniversary of Her Birth

Former Bryn Mawr faculty member Emmy Noether was the subject of the March 23 Google Doodle. Upon her passing in 1935, Albert Einstein wrote to  Th...

Bryn Mawr College’s Geology Department Still Rocks

Clair Johnson

Bryn Mawr’s Geology Department is the subject of a feature in the latest Main Line Today. From “Bryn Mawr College’s Geology Depar...

Creative Writing’s Daniel Torday Continues to Garner Media Attention with Debut Novel

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Fresh on the heels of this glowing review in The New York Times, Creative Writing Program Director Daniel Torday’s debut novel, The Last Flig...

President Cassidy Writes to The New York Times About the Underrepresentation of Women and Minorit...

Following up on her recent blog post on the topic, Bryn Mawr President Kim Cassidy sent a letter to The New York Times in response to a recent Char...

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