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April 17, 2008

June Lee

Investment group's experiments in finance contribute valuable experience, funds for campus improvements
In the 1970s an anonymous alumna donated $100,000 to Bryn Mawr with the express purpose of creating a student group that would introduce its members to the world of high finance by allowing them to invest the money in the stock market. In the years since, the group has funded everything from concerts to treadmills for the gym with the returns on its investments.

 

Clark McCauley

Bryn Mawr College welcomes the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict to its new home
The Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, which was established a decade ago at the University of Pennsylvania, has moved to Bryn Mawr. Co-directors Clark McCauley and Marc Ross will host a reception to celebrate the Center's official Bryn Mawr opening on Monday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m.

 

Students with Faculty

BMC students, faculty present their work to science educators and legislators in D.C.
An interdisciplinary contingent of three faculty members and three students who all have personal experience with new approaches to science education at Bryn Mawr visited Washington, D.C. early this week to compare notes with other innovative educators and present their work to legislators on Capitol Hill.

 

Zaineb Tambawalla

Opinion sampler: Five Bryn Mawrters discuss their voting decisions (or lack thereof)
As the hotly contested Pennsylvania Democratic primary approaches, the candidates are, in the words of the Philadelphia Inquirer, "jostling for youth votes in a fashion that has never been seen here before." Bryn Mawr Now asked five Bryn Mawr students whom they favor in the upcoming primary.

 

Karen Stephenson

Former Hepburn Fellow Karen Stephenson to discuss social-network analysis as a tool for social change
On Thursday, April 24, at 8 p.m. in Wyndham House's Ely Room, the Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center will present "Social Network Analysis as a Tool for Social Change," a talk by 2006-07 Hepburn Fellow Karen Stephenson, who has continued to work with Bryn Mawr students and faculty members since her tenure as a fellow last year.

 

On campus this week: Working out whiteness; Perspectives on blackness; "Just Social" music festival explores hybridity and heritage; The role of religion in international relations; Owl Investment Group senior career panel
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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