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Lauren Bacall   December 7, 2006: Federal Government Expands Bryn Mawr's National Flagship Language Programs; Chorale Visits Bright Hope Baptist Church; Video From Hepburn Launch Gala Available; Bi-College Music Ensembles Perform This Month; Combined Giving Campaign Raises More than $17,500; Lighted Fools Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Saturday Show at Haverford ... read more
Upright Citizens Brigade   November 30, 2006: Upright Citizens Brigade Brings Alternative Comedy to BMC; Biology Professor Wins NSF Grant to Study the Stop and Go of Rhythmic Behavior; Anthropologist to Discuss Evolution of Skin Color; Memorial Service for Margaret Hollyday; Social-Work Faculty Member to Be Remembered; On Campus: Party, Diversity and Architecture, Benefits Explained, Chilean Consul, Jewelry ... read more
comic cover   November 16, 2006: Center for Social Sciences Established in Dalton; Contemporary Female Artists in BMC Collections Get a Boost from NEH Curatorial Intern; Four Graphic Novelists to Present Work Nov. 30; Combined Workplace Giving Campaign 2006-07 Update ... read more
scene from play   November 9, 2006: A Slightly Nightmarish Midsummer Night's Dream; Fall Student Dance Concert Offers
Diverse Array of Styles; Workplace Giving Campaign Aims to Match Last Year’s Total; On Campus: Renaissance Men, Health-Care Reform ... read more
decorative image   November 2, 2006: Whodunit Ace Laura Lippmann to Speak; Gastronomica Editor to Discuss the History of the Feast in Europe; New Faculty: Ellen Stroud Links Cities, Environmental Studies Programs; 2006 Diversity Week Focuses on Deepening Relationships; Taste of Home Winners to Be Presented Saturday ... read more
photo of Beverly Burgess   October 26, 2006: Pulitzer Winner Richard Ford to Read; Bryn Mawr Undergrad Wins Research-Poster Competition; Kennedy School Prof, Clinton-Gore Adviser Elaine Kamarck to Speak; Evan, Parks to Read at Kelly Writers House; Chamber Music Society to Play Mozart, Stravinsky, Copeland; On Campus: Frederica de Laguna Lab Dedication, Student Ensembles Perform at Haverford, Halloween Parties, Folk Saints of Spanish America ... read more
  October 19, 2006: Critically Acclaimed Author Mary Gaitskill to Read; Revolutionary-Turned-Writer Kit Bakke '68 Returns to Bryn Mawr; United Way to Provide Scholarships to Nonprofit Leadership Program ... read more
  October 12, 2006: Clinton Visit Adds Luster to Students' Internships; Teaching and Learning Initiative Draws Mellon Foundation Support; New Program Encourages Knowledge Exchange Between Students and Staff; Bryn Mawr Rowing Coach Inducted Into UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame... read more
  October 5, 2006: New Program Guides Students to Conflict Management Resources; A Geological Approach to Topics from Primordial Soup to Oregon Wine; Report from the Virtual Field: Njuhi Karianjahi '09 ... read more
  September 28, 2006: Spoken Hand Percussion Orchestra Brings the Beat to Bryn Mawr; Siobhan Davies Performance Opens Conversation Between Art and Science; A Renovated Dalton Hall is Reopened, Reinvigorated (with video); Diversity Conversations Continue, Expand with Alternative Meeting Times
photo of Betsy Gauthier   September 21, 2006: Community Diversity Assistants Program Aims to Spur Dialogue in Intimate Spaces; Literary Lions (Or Is It Culinary Cougars?) Grace a New Bryn Mawr Cookbook; New Faculty: Jamie Taylor Interrogates 'Truth' in Witness Testimony; "Learning to Listen" Series Offers Campus Community Classical Music, Discussion in an Informal Setting; On Campus: Blood Drive, Visual Culture, Staff Association, Calling All Creative Minds ... read more
photo of Danner and Bacall   September 14, 2006: Literati, Glitterati Meet at Hepburn Center Launch Gala; Five Hepburn Fellows to Bring Expertise to Campus; Women, Sin, Crime and Guilt in Canaday; Novelist Zadie Smith to Read Sept. 19; Report From the Lab: Julia Ferraioli '07 and Leslie McTavish '08 Teach Robots How to Learn; Mideast Studies Initiative Welcomes Visiting Professor; SMDI Interns Present Multimedia Projects; On Campus: Bakeoff Winners, Med-School Deans Discuss Admissions Process, Whiting Fellows Present ... read more
photo of Zadie Smith   September 7, 2006: Acclaimed Novelist Zadie Smith to Open 2006-07 Reading Series; Garth Fagan Dance Troupe to Perform Friday, Sept. 15; Washington Monthly: Bryn Mawr is Number One; Professor Margaret Hollyday, 1947-2006; CEO Offers "Effective Grantsmanship" Seminar; SGA Election Schedule; On Campus: Hepburn Photo Exhibition, Shofar Blowing, County Fair ... read more
Nina Raoch '07   September 3, 2006: Hepburn Center Launch Brings Stars, scholars to Bryn Mawr; Performing Arts Series Opens Sept. 15 With Garth Fagan Dance; Recently Awarded Faculty Research Grants; Nina Roach '07 Reports from the Heartland and Hinterland of China; On Campus: Fall Convocation, MCC Open House, Faculty-Staff Reception, Spanish Cultural Series ... read more  

  July 13, 2006: Bryn Mawr Chosen to Co-Host Microsoft Robotics Institute; Actress-Environmentalist Blythe Danner to Accept Hepburn Medal; New Campus Signs ... read more  

photo of Lauren Bacall

  June 28, 2006: Screen Legend Lauren Bacall to Accept First Hepburn Medal; Mallory Research Partnership Honored for Lifetime Achievement; Commencement Speaker Judith Resnik: "Borders, Law, and Doors -- Opening"; Research Update: Junior Faculty Research Grants; Dean Karen Tidmarsh '71 Honored for Extraordinary Contributions to Bryn Mawr; McPherson Award Winners Announced ... read more  

Frisbee player

  May 11, 2006: Erin DeMarco Named BMC Soccer Coach; Chemistry Professor Goes Broccoli One Better in Search for Cancer Drug; Physics Grad Student Wins International Frisbee Title ... read more  

Dar WIlliams

  May 4, 2006: Dar Williams to Headline Hepburn Center Launch on Campus; Sarah Johnson '06 Wins Fulbright to Study Critical Theory in England; Disaster Zone Becomes a Classroom for Social-Work Student in Law and Social Policy Program; Awards Made to Students at May Day Convocation; Senior Lacrosse Standout Jen Lam Named Second Team All-Centennial Conference ... read more  

Laura Sockol

  April 27, 2006: Junior Wins Prestigious Beinecke Scholarship to Fund Graduate Study in Psychology; BMC Roboblimp to Take on Philly-Area Competitors; Seven Bryn Mawr Student Athletes Named 2006 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars; Bryn Mawr Tracksters Set Two School Records ... read more  


  April 20, 2006: Panel Discussion on Environment to Focus on Relationship of Knowledge to Policy; Bryn Mawr Students Perform in Philadelphia; Dances Address Perception, Race; Dancers, Players, Hoop Racers, Drummers to Grace Grand May Day April 30; Harriers Earn National Academic Honors; Public Buildings, Dorms Go Wireless, Next: The Great Outdoors; A Midsummer Night Outdoors with SPT; Rugby Routs Dickinson College, 49-15 ... read more  


  April 13, 2006: Bryn Mawr Seniors Awarded Fulbrights; First African Nobel Laureate in Literature, Wole Soyinka, to Read at Bryn Mawr; Award-Winning Poet Frank Bidart to Read; Spring Dance Concert Offers Eclectic Mix; Owls Honored by Centennial Conference, Inquirer; Director to Screen, Discuss Brown Like Dat; Beowulf Party Tonight Offers Pizza, DIY Computer Know-How; Bi-Co Chorale to Take on Verdi Requiem; "Love the Sin": Discussion Focuses on Sexuality, Religion ... read more  

Taiko drummer

  April 6, 2006: Taiko Drum and Dance Ensemble to Perform; Junior-Faculty Group Gives Young Scholars a Way In; Bi-Co Orchestra to Perform Berlioz, Stravinsky; "Religion on Campus Week" Shows Diversity of Faiths; Faculty Authors to Be Celebrated Tuesday; Bi-Co Chamber Singers to Perform in Historic Church; On Campus: Child and Family Well-Being Center Conference, Perennial Swap, The Drug War, Capoeira with Ron Wood ... read more  

Sonia Sanchez

  March 30, 2006: Sonia Sanchez to Give Reading at Bryn Mawr; Round One of Bi-Co Student Theater Festival Opens Tonight; CEO Hosts Site Visit for National Service Learning Conference; Conference Focuses on Environmental Disaster and Risk; April Fitness Month Offers Something for Everyone; Community Updates to Explore Campus Issues; On Campus: Ottoman Poetry, Renaissance Choral Music, Staff Meeting, Ambassador Speaks ... read more  

Alexander Quartet

  March 23, 2006: Internationally Acclaimed String Quartet To Perform; Author and Journalist Gershom Gorenberg to Deliver Talk; Installation, Exhibition Honor Female Poets of the Renaissance; April 3 Opening Features Two Lectures; Students from Philly Area to Present Research at Asian-Studies Conference at Haverford; Math and Science Educators Gather for Symposium; Student-Organized Conference Brings Experts Together for Discussion of Energy Insecurity; On Campus: Women's Center Fundraiser, Forum on Suffering, Crawford Retirement Party ... read more  

Judith Resnik

  March 16, 2006: Feminist Legal Scholar Judith Resnik to Deliver 2006 Commencement Convocation Address; Chemistry Major Awarded Thomas J. Watson Fellowship; Students Inspired by Katrina-Relief Trip; Grammy Winner Emanuel Ax Joins Faculty Members for Concert, Conversation; On Campus This Week: Mellon Fellow Speaks, Work-Family Discussion, Palestine Night, Book Launch for McBride Scholar; Documentary Premiering at Bryn Mawr Film Institute Touches on Bryn Mawr Excavations in Turkey; Lacrosse Team Opens Season with Show of Strength ... read more  

Diane Gibfried

  March 2, 2006: McBride Scholar's Book to Hit Stores March 13; Machteld Mellink, Pioneer of Turkish Archaeology and Defender of Cultural Heritage, Dies at 88; Great Hall Chamber Orchestra Gives Spring Concert; Bryn Mawr Athletes Recognized by Centennial Conference, National Field-Hockey Organization; Spring Sports Preview: Lacrosse, Outdoor Track and Field, Tennis and Rowing; Nominations Accepted for Thomas Prize in Diversity; Entries in Literary Contests Due March 20 ... read more  

Ancient Coin

  February 23, 2006: Blossoming GSA Wins National Award; NEH Curatorial Fellow Opens Exhibition of Coins; Defining the Ottoman Empire Through Its Literature; Penn Film-Studies Director to Speak on Essay Film; Body Image Council: A Week of Comfortable Genes; Public Meetings Invite Suggestions for Bryn Mawr Village Redevelopment Plan; Bryn Mawr Cager Breaks 1,000-Point Mark, Earns All-Centennial Conference Honors; Undefeated Badminton Team Downs Albright and Swarthmore at Bern Schwartz Gymnasium; Rockefeller Hall Advisers Win Citizenship Award ... read more  

Peace Corps Volunteer

  February 16, 2006: Award-Winning Writer Carol Muske-Dukes to Give Reading; BMC Ranks Among Top Producers of Peace Corps Volunteers; Interest in Justice Is Constant for Mellon Predoc; Bryn Mawr Receives Record Number of Applications; BMC Emerges as a Leader in Energy Conservation; Activism School: 'Tool Kit' Builds Organizing Skills; Chamber Music Society to Perform Feb. 25; On Campus: A Sampling of the Coming Week's Events ... read more  

Slam Team Logo

  February 9, 2006: Celebrated Author and Activist Rebecca Walker to Deliver Black History Month Keynote Address; Seán Curran Company Brings Wit, Physicality to Dance; Bryn Mawr Professor Wins Top Physics Honor; Hip-Hop for History: Nuyorican Slam Team at the Great Hall; Mellon Fellow Isabelle Barker Follows Workers Following Jobs Around the World; Bryn Mawr Community Comes to Officer's Aid; President Requests McPherson Nominations; Multimedia Institute Looks for Projects, Interns ... read more  

Toucans Illustration

  February 2, 2006: Terpsichorean Treats on the Home Turf; Lecture on 19th-Century Naturalist Opens Exhibition; New Faculty: Jonas Goldsmith; Bryn Mawr Now Blasts Off Into the Blogosphere; This Weekend's Vagina Monologues Performances Raise Awareness, Funds as Part of V-Day; Free Tax Preparation for Staff Members; On Campus: A Few Highlights of the Upcoming Week ... read more  

Rebecca Walker

  January 26, 2006: Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Paul Muldoon to Read; Geo Professor's Hypothesis Confirmed by Two Research Teams; Author-Activist Rebecca Walker, Nuyorican Slam Team Highlight Black History Month Activities; BACaSO Culture Show Celebrates Women's Strength; Center for Visual Culture Series Resumes Feb. 1; Red Cross Comes to Campus for Blood, Platelet Drives ... read more  

Maria Shaw

  January 19, 2006: Maria C. Shaw Becomes Sixth Bryn Mawr Grad to Win Archaeological Institute of America's Top Honor; Bryn Mawr Archaeology Major Emily Hammer '06 Virtually Reconstructs Ancient Assyrian Palace; New Faculty: Amanda Weidman; Track Team Opens Indoor Season at Ursinus Tomorrow; Diversity Conversations Continue with Praxis Talk; Spanish Cultural Series Welcomes All ... read more  

Acel Moore

  January 12, 2006: Pulitzer Prize Winner Acel Moore to Headline Martin Luther King Jr. Day Ceremonies at Bryn Mawr College; Rachel Robbins '06 Combines Art and Activism to Transform Women's Center; New Faculty: Nathan Wright; Exhibit of Ancient Artifacts from Bryn Mawr's Richard C. Bull Collection in Carpenter Library; Director of Athletics and Physical Education Amy Campbell Takes Princeton Post; Campus Events Mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 16; Owls Named to Inquirer's Academic All-Area Team ... read more  

  December 1, 2005: Emanuel Ax Wows Capacity Crowd at Thomas Great Hall; NIH Grant to Fund Study of Research Ethics; Need Advice on Creating a Digital Portfolio? Ask Audrey; BMC Senior to Make Conducting Debut at Bi-Co Chorale's Messiah ; Students Win Citizenship Award from Public Safety Department ... read more  

Emanuel Ax

  November 17, 2005: Seven-Time Grammy Winner Emanuel Ax to Play; Performing Arts Series Hosts Pig Iron Theater; Alumnae/i Online Community Tops 2,000 Members; Lecturers Discuss Unmarried Mothers' Views on Marriage and Motherhood; Teacher Mentors Gather at Bryn Mawr; Book Launch to Honor Author-Artist Mary Meigs '39; Honor Board Inaugurates New Student-Designed Web Site; Bryn Mawr Now Suspends Publication for Thanksgiving ... read more  

Eric Klinenberg

  November 10, 2005: Bryn Mawr Chemistry Podcast Cracks iTunes Top 100; Author of Heat Wave: Social Autopsy of a Disaster to Discuss Disasters, Poverty and Policy in Katrina's Wake; Reading Into Doing in Bi-Co Theater's King Lear; Parents Contribute Taste of Home to Dining Halls; Combined Workplace Giving Campaign 2005-06 Update; 15 Bryn Mawr Athletes Named to All-Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll this Fall; On Campus: Free Culture, Free Workshop, Free Lecture ... read more  

John Hollander

  November 3, 2005: Distinguished Poet and Scholar John Hollander to Read; Works by Acclaimed Sculptor Natalie Charkow Hollander on Display in Canaday Library; Lesbian Minister Beth Stroud '91 Loses Final Appeal; Freshwoman Named Second Team All-Conference; Bi-Co Student Dance Concert Offers Variety; On Campus: Face Value, Eagles Fever, Self-Governance Forum, Community Organizer Speaks, Journal Accepts Submission of Writing and Art ... read more  

Professor McCormack

  October 27, 2005: NASA Picks BMC Physicist's Research for Further Study; Bryn Mawr Computer Scientists Win National Award; Chamber Music Society Welcomes Back Ketty Nez '87; Soccer Team Clinches Historic Victory Over Washington College; Shakespeare Performance Troupe Offers Measure for Measure This Weekend; On Campus: Community Update, International Education Week, Staff Association Seeks Crafts for Fair, FOL Book Sale ... read more  

Natalie Zemon Davis

  October 20, 2005: Natalie Zemon Davis to Give First Michael Powell Lecture; Watching Sleeping Beauty Wake; Spoken-Word Poetry Contest Caps Diversity Week; Summer at the Bench II: Imitation of Nature; Proposals Sought for Bi-Co Student Theater Festival; Speaker Offers Multicultural View of Eating Issues; Crew Holds Its Own Against Division I, II and III Teams; On Campus: President Seeks Topics for Community Update, Cordalene to Play at Aelwyd, Joe Soss Speaks on Welfare Reform ... read more  

K. Anthony Appiah

  October 13, 2005: K. Anthony Appiah to Deliver Flexner Lectures; Homer Translator Robert Fagles to Read; Undergraduate Summer Research in Molecular Biology; Combined Workplace Giving Campaign Opens; Seven Sisters Volleyball; Residence Council Sponsors Trick-or-Treating in the Dorms... read more  

Ana Castillo

  September 29, 2005: Critically Acclaimed Writer Ana Castillo to Read Oct. 6; Harvard University Press to Publish Appiah's Flexner Lectures; Bryn Mawr's Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research Celebrates 90-Year Anniversary; Flash Mob Creates Temporary Supercomputer; Steering Committee Establish for Hepburn Center; On Campus: Self-Governance Discussion, Be the Change Day, Learning to Listen, Panel on Summer Internships ... read more  

Philadanco Dancers

  September 22, 2005: Philadanco Performance Revives Masterwork; Novelist Jane Alison to Read Next Thursday; Hurricane-Relief Benefit Features Gumbo Ya-Ya; Geologist to Lead Hurricane-Issues Forum; Retirement-Plan Counselors to Visit Campus ... read more  

Alfred Lubrano

  September 15, 2005: New Mideast Studies Initiative Offers Lecture Series Through Local Adult-Education Program; Inquirer Reporter and Limbo Author to Discuss Class Mobility; Exhibit Focuses on Role of Sports in Early History of Women's Education; Exhibit Follows Iranian Art to Western Collections; BMC Soccer, Field Hockey Players Earn Centennial Conference Honors; Visual Culture Colloquium Series Begins Wednesday ... read more  

Alev Cinar

  September 8, 2005: A Fresh Look at Islamic Identity and Nationalism; Fiddler Offers "Globally Infused" Celtic Sound; Professor Dilexi Puts You in Charge; Canaday Library Exhibition Recalls Postimpressionists; BMCDS Wins Grand Prize in National Competition; Sept. 20 Blood Drive to Aid Hurricane-Relief Efforts; On Campus: Supercomputing, Diversity Conversations ... read more  

tennis player

  September 1, 2005: Bi-College Theater Faculty, Students Featured at Philly Live Arts Fest; Grant to Fund Study of "Empowerment" in Development Ethics; Owls Gear up for Fall Sports Competition; Chemistry Colloquium Series Begins With Novelist; On Campus: Shofar Blowing, Spanish Cultural Series, Faculty-Staff Reception ... read more  

Sarah Johnson '06

  August 25, 2005: Bryn Mawr Applicants Donate $22,000 to Nonprofits; Sarah Jonson '06 Scholar Brings Theory to Bear on Experience in Africa; Guest Coaches Get a New Take on Fieldwork; Chorale Auditions; Fall Convocation; Science-Research Poster Session ... read more  

Eileen Ivers

  August 18, 2005: Fiddler Eileen Ivers Kicks Off 2005-06 Performing Arts Series; Creative Writing Program Reading Series Opens With Novelist Jane Alison; Summer Institutes Bring Philadelphia-Area K-12 Teachers to Campus ... read more  


  June 30, 2005: Dance Professor Wins Grant to Reconstruct Historic Work; Alumna's Film Scores Rave Reviews Nationwide; Staff Member's Photography Featured in Exhibition; Bryn Mawr Fills Newly Redefined CFO Position; BMC Hires Full-Time Sports Information Director; Summer Recreation and Fitness Offerings ... read more  

Yu and Schechter

  May 26, 2005: Mellon Foundation Awards $2 Million Grant to Support Tri-College Islamic/Middle Eastern Studies Initiative; Carolyn Kay '05 Wins Fulbright to Teach in Korea; Students Publish Work in German Collection; Undergraduates Team with Scholar for Research Project; 2005 McPherson Award Winners Announced; Athletes Named to Centennial Conference Honor Roll ... read more  

Mary Lagdameo

  May 12, 2005: NEH Grant to Fund Wright's Book Project; Fulbright to Fund Professor's Study of Policy Impact of Urban Uprisings; Graduate Student Awarded Fulbright to Study in Athens; Mary Lagdameo '05 Awarded 2005 Fulbright Grant; English Professor to Receive Honorary Degree; Bryn Mawr Now Relaxes Schedule for Summer ... read more  

Catherine Conybeare

  May 5, 2005: Loeb Foundation Awards BMC Professors Fellowships; Students Collaborate on Physics Mural; Simonis Shatters Record Again; Dining Services Wins Gold in NACUFS Competition; Awards Made to Students at May Day Convocation; Reception to Recognize Faculty Authors; Athletic Association Awards Announced; Of Note on Campus: Congressional Testimony, Softball, Insight on Bullying of LGBT Youth ... read moree  

Chris Kingsley

  April 28, 2005: Cities Major Wins Watson Fellowship to Study Electronic Democracy Worldwide; Summer Programs Prepare Students for College; Simonis Sets New School, Conference Records in Fastest NCAA Division III 800-Meter Run This Year; Athletics Clubs Offer Do-It-Yourself Approach to P.E.; Symposium Offers Resources for Civic Engagement; Alumna Seeks Dishes, Dish for Bryn Mawr Cookbook; On Campus: Hayley Thomas Awards, Chamber Music, Community Picnic, Race for the Cure ... read more  

Katherine Rowe

  April 21, 2005: $250,000 Mellon Grant Sends Rowe Back to School; Three Owls Named Arthur Ashe Sports Scholars; May Day Celebration to Be Held on May 1; Conference to Examine 1974 "Revolution of Flowers"; Alumnae Authors to Read in Quita Woodward Room; Runners Smash Records in 1500, 400 and 400 Hurdles; Drexel E-Learning Coordinator to Discuss Podcasting and Screencasting of Lectures; On Campus: April Fitness Month, Jim Wright Faculty Research Talk, Tri-Co Film Forum Lecture ... read more  

Andie MacDowell, Rachel Simon

  April 14, 2005: Movie Based on Simon's Book to Air on CBS May 1; Feminist Poet and Essayist Adrienne Rich to Read; Sara Di Rienzi '06 Wins Goldwater Scholarship; Bi-Co Chorale to Perform Brahms Requiem; Spring Dance Concert Offers Variey; Nanotechnologist Naomi J. Halas, M.A. '84, Ph.D. '86, will be featured on Nova Science Now to air on PBS on Tuesday, April 19; Conference To Address Guantánamo Prison; Madcat Film Festival Comes To Bryn Mawr; Bryn Mawr Alumnae to Offer Advice on Publishing ... read more  


  April 7, 2005: Judith Butler to Discuss Abu Ghraib Photos; Three-Day Workshop to Focus on Health and Medicine in Africa; Defrocked Lesbian Minister to Speak; Podcasting Comes to Bryn Mawr; New Faculty: Roberta Ricci; Badminton Player Ranked Among Nation's Best; Student Theater Group Presents Othello With a Twist; Economics Mini-Symposium Takes on Social Security; On Campus: Bi-Co Orchestra, April Fitness, Daughters and Sons ... read more  

Liz McCormack

  March 31, 2005 : Physics Professor Wins ACE Fellowship; Pacifica Quartet Performs; Top Authority on Film Preservation Speaks; Cities Professor Publishes The Capital of Europe; New Faculty: Dianna Xu; Admissions Office named for Louise Horwood Alden Cohen and Dr. Jonathan Cohen; Owls Win Centennial Conference Academic Honor; On Campus: April Fitness Month, "In the News" Page ... read more  

Kate Sears-Sann

  March 24, 2005: Kate Sears-Sann '05 Awarded Watson Fellowship; Great Hall Chamber Orchestra Makes Its Debut; Bi-Co Theater: Conquest and Queens; "Stop Bitching Start a Revolution" Plays Thomas; Conference to Examine Challenges Facing Urban Schools; Diversity Week Begins March 28; Bone Marrow Testing Aims for Bi- and Multiracial Donors; On Campus: Foraging for Eggs, Allen on Cultural Transitions, Green Bikes ... read more  

Ann Garrels

  March 17, 2005: French Grad Student Wins International Essay Prize; President of Kyrgyzstan Awards Medal to BMC Professor; Celebrated Fiction Writer Antonya Nelson to Read; Intrepid NPR Reporter to Give Commencement Speech; Black Meets White, Man Meets Woman, Dance Meets Theater in Tongue Smell Color; New Faculty: Michael Rock; Spring Sports Promise Excitement; April Fitness Month Offers Many Paths to Wellness; BMC Sends Runners to Race for the Cure; In Sports: Owls Clean Up in Badminton Championship, Lacrosse Season Looks Up, Field Hockey Team Wins Academic Awards ... read more  

Joanna Simonis

  March 3, 2005: Simonis Top Performer at Conference Championship; Lane Receives Mellon Emeritus Fellowship; Philadelphia Bids Farewell to Jilline Ringle '86; One Star Hotel Plays Bryn Mawr; BMC Basketball Player Named to All-Conference Team ... read more  

Cherríe Moraga

  February 25, 2005: Hughes Receives National Mentoring Award; Celebrated Latina Feminist Cherríe Moraga to Speak; Living Large in the Bronze Age: The Mycenaean Feast; New Faculty: Kate Thomas; Education Researcher Karen Gallas to Speak at Haverford; In Sports: Bryn Mawr Ends Basketball Season with First Conference Win; On Campus: Emotion in Music, Oscar Celebration, Sisterhood Culture Show ... read more  

Clark McCauley

  February 17, 2005 : Bryn Mawr Professor Named Co-Director of Homeland Security Study Center; Culture, Conflict and the Peace Process; Acclaimed Architectural Historian to Speak; New Faculty: Cheryl Chen; Senior Dance Majors Present Concert; Chamber Music Society to Play Next Week; Community Update: Facilities; In Sports: Last Basketball Game of Season Tuesday ... read more  

Kevin Powell

  February 10, 2005: Hip-hop Poet-critic to Discuss Race and Power; Fiction Writer Charles Baxter to Read; Dance Concert Features Top Choreographers; New Faculty: Mehmet-Ali Ataç; Winged Words Alight in Canaday Library; Vagina Monologues Performances this Weekend; Campus Center Redesign: Livelier Space, Better Café; In Sports: Bryn Mawr Runner Continues to Smash Records; Indie Rockers Illumina to Play Sunday ... read more  

Peace Corps Volunteer

  February 3, 2005: Bryn Mawr Among Top Contributors to Peace Corps; Jump Rhythm Jazz Project to Perform February 11; $1 Million Grant from Starr Foundation to Support Financial Aid; Pepper's Ghost to Play Thomas Great Hall; On Campus: Tsunami Relief, Shopping, Black History Month Lecture; In Sports: Bryn Mawr Scholar-Athletes Set Milestones in Track and Basketball ... read more  

Rachel Robbins

  January 27, 2005: Writer Kevin Powell Headlines Black History Month; Founders of LGBT Students of Color Group Attend National Summit; Bryn Mawr Track Athletes to Compete in McElligott Invitational; Bryn Mawr Mourns Loss of Economics Major Ashley Elser; Community Update to Focus on Undergraduate Recruitment; Play, Workshop, Film Series Mark Body Image Awareness Month; On Campus: Recycled Art, Race and Juries, and the Tsunami ... read more  

Danny Hoch

  January 20, 2005: Professor and Student Colleagues Work to Bring African Writer's Correspondence to Light; BMC Will Pay New Fee on Behalf of International Students; Hip-hop Theater Performer Danny Hoch to Perform at BMC; Mapping New Worlds in Canaday Library; Lusty Cup to Continue Expanded Operations and Offerings; On Campus: Consciousness, Coffee, Conflict, Celebration ... read more  

Martin Luther King, Jr.

  January 13, 2005: Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Be Observed on Bryn Mawr Campus; BMC Wins Grant to Test Technology for Writing Instruction in the Sciences; Beth Stroud '91 to Appeal Loss of Ordination; Performing Arts Series this Spring: Hip-hop Theater, Dance, Chamber Music; Spring Reading Series Offers Baxter, Nelson, Rich; New on the Web: Online Ordering, Body Image Council; On Campus: Comedy Night, Learning to Listen ... read more  

Beth Stroud

  December 9, 2004: Bryn Mawr Alumna Loses Church Trial, Retains Hope; 'Tis The Season For Holiday And Student Concerts; Combined Giving Campaign Raises More Than $15,000; On Campus: Bookshop Offers Online Ordering; Stressbusters For Students; Bryn Mawr Now Pauses For Winter Break ... read more  


  December 2 , 2004: Bryn Mawr Students Find Inspiration In South Africa; Song And Dialogue On Violence And Peace; Application Fees Reapplied; New Nonprofit Leadership Institute Offers Open House; On Campus: Seven Sisters Basketball, Logo Contest, Love's Labor's Lost, Student A Cappella ... read more  

Merian Soto Danceers

  November 18 , 2004: Bessie Award-Winning Choreographer Merián Soto To Present Latest Work; J ournalist Matt Rees To Speak On Middle East Conflict; Oscar-Nominated Director To Screen Two Films; Critical Media Literacy Series Presents Film Screening; On Campus: Renaissance Diversity; Thanksgiving Lunch At Wyndham; Feminism Past And Present, Local And Global; Smoke Signals; Breakfast With Santa; Staff Association Festivities; Uncommon Grounds Temporary Move ... read more  

Richard Howard

  November 11 , 2004: Pulitzer-Winning Poet Richard Howard To Read; Student Biologist Wins Prize In Poster Session; Scholar To Speak On Early Modern European Scholarship; Singer-Songwriter Brandon Patton To Perform; Community Update Offers A Look At Bmc Budget Process; Three Campus Building Projects To Be Presented; On Campus: Bi-Co Fall Student Dance Concert; Kop Saturday Shuttle; Artistic Activism; Cosimo's Black Widow; Dessert With The Honor Board; Wagner And Brahms At The Bi-Co; Pension-Plan Counseling; You Voted Now What? ... read more  


  November 4, 2004: 2004 Pulitzer Winner Edward P. Jones To Read At Bryn Mawr; Lafarge Honored; Bi-Co Theater Troupe To Perform Chekhov's Three Sisters; Tri-Co Conference To Address Issues Of Deafness; On Campus: Parents Compete In Cooking Contest; Bmc, Hc Directories Available;Combined Workplace Giving Campaign Update ... read more  

Susan Pace Hamill

  October 28, 2004: Law Professor To Present Moral Case For Tax Reform; Hhs Honoree Rachel Simon '81 To Speak At Whyy Forum; Phebe Anna Thorne Kindergarten Dedicated At Reception; Bryn Mawr's Center For Visual Culture Partners With Slought Foundation; Bryn Mawr's Chamber Music Society To Perform Oct. 30; Combined Workplace Giving Campaign Update; Staff Members Serve On Campus Committees ... read more  

Still from Brother to Brother

  October 21 , 2004: Brother To Brother Director To Give Sneak Preview; Polling Expert To Speak; Guantanamobile Project On Its Way; Friends Of The Library To Sponsor Introduction To Book Collecting; Former Forest-Service Chief To Deliver Rothenberg Lecture; Frederica De Laguna, Founder Of BMC Anthropology Department, Dies ; On Campus: National Denim Day, Tree Dedication, Ethnic Notions, Advertising And Body Image ... read more  

Giant Puppet

  October 7 , 2004: Bread And Puppet Theater To Perform; Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Poet Charles Wright To Give Reading; Arun Gandhi To Speak On Nonviolence On Oct. 19; In Canaday Gallery: From Dumpster To Divinity; Memorial For Michael Powell To Be Held Oct. 22; Combined Workplace Giving Campaign Starts Oct. 18; On Campus: Sustained Dialogue, Community Update Series, Bi-Co Mathematics Colloquium, Philosophy Colloquium, Lecture On South Africa ... read more  

Mary Karr

  September 30 , 2004: Vanessa Kerry Speaks At Bryn Mawr; Bestselling Author Of The Liars' Club To Read; Fellowship Offers New Model For Library Training; Eminent Scientists To Discuss Science Policy And Politics; "Virtual Bryn Mawr" Passwords Simplified; On Campus: SGA Elections, Debate Watches, Trustees, Bus To Philly ... read more  

Michelle Francl

  September 23 , 2004: Newbery Medalist Paula Fox Opens Reading Series; Two Bryn Mawr Scholars Win Publication Awards; Chemistry Professor Michelle Francl Organizes "Flash Mob"; Online Calendar Integrated With Activities List-Serve; President Vickers Lays Out Direction Of College; On Campus: Coffee Hour, Learning To Listen, Mathemagician, Gsas Science Symposium, Night Owls ... read more  


  September 16, 2004: Ballet Hispanico To Perform; New Minor To Pair Computing With Traditional Disciplines; Lecture On Medieval Responses To Ancient Monuments To Open Exhibition; Lgbt Health Pioneer To Speak At Bryn Mawr; S mart Women Vote Initiative Aims To Register, Educate Voters; Web Stewards To Meet As Keyserve Deadline Approaches; Discussions To Take On Hot Topics; Reginald Collier, Major Bryn Mawr Benefactor, Dies; On Campus: Community Update Rescheduled, C2 Web Site, Blood Drive, Markson Reception, Dinshaw Talk ... read more  

Uncut Pages THeater Company

  September 9, 2004: Theater Company Of Bryn Mawr Students Performs At Fringe; Center For Visual Culture To Emphasize Film And Video In Fall Colloquium Series; Bryn Mawr Crew Coach Remembers Olympic Gold Moment; Summer Multimedia Institute Shows Off Completed Projects; Dining Halls Offer More Choices For Meals And Schedules; On Campus: Community Service Event, Diversity Conversations, Presidential Office Hours ... read more  

Paula Fox

  September 2, 2004: Bryn Mawr Professor Leads Federal Language Initiative; Award-Winning Author Paula Fox To Open Reading Series; "The Invention Of Antiquity" To Be Exhibited In Canaday; Inside Bryn Mawr; President Vickers Initiates Community Updates Series; ; Learning To Listen Series Returns To Bryn Mawr; Spanish Department's Cultural Series Begins Sept. 6; On Campus: Fall Frolic, Shofar Blowing, Retirement Reception ... read more  

Christopher MacDonald-Dennis

  August 26 , 2004: 2004-05 Performing Arts Series To Open With A Performance By Ballet Hispanico; Christopher Macdonald-Dennis To Head New Office Of Intercultural Affairs; Diversity Leadership Group Forms; New And Improved Facilities Greet Bryn Mawr Students;Tripod Gets New Look And Added Features; Bryn Mawr Welcomes Class Of 2008; Fall Convocation To Be Held Monday, Aug. 30 ... read more  

Robot and professors

  August 12, 2004: Graduate School Of Social Work And Social Research Receives Funding For Leadership Institute; Computer Scientists Learn Robotic Programming Language Developed At Bryn Mawr; Phantom Planet to Perform At Bryn Mawr; Feasibility Studies Underway For Potential Renovations; College Web Stewards to Switch From Dreamweaver To Contribute ... read more  

lab crew

  July 22, 2004: Chemistry Professor And Research Group Receive Funding To Continue Quest For New Molecules; New Study Shows No Experts Necessary To Recognize Troubled Marriages; Neh Awards Challenge Grant To The Graduate School Of Arts And Sciences; Public Affairs' Tracy Youells To Make Philadelphia Poetic Debut Aug. 2 ... read more  

Jaonna Simonis

  June 18, 2004: Bryn Mawr Wins $1.2 Million HHMI Grant for Science Education; Physics Major Wins APS/IBM Research Internship; Runner Joanna Simonis Wins Medal in NCAA Track Championship; Bryn MAwr Wins Sherman Fairchild Foundation Grant; Remembering Julie Painter, Michael Powell; McPherson Winners; Erdman Hall Wins Historic Preservation Award.... read more  

students with robot

  May 13, 2004: Students Program Tour-Guide Robot; Undergraduate and Ph.D. Candidate Join Forces in Research Project; Track Athletes Achieve National Standards; Graduate Students Win Prestigious Fellowships; May Day Awards ... read more  

Beth and Rachel Simon

  May 6, 2004: Rosie O'Donnell to Play Lead Role in Movie Based on Rachel Simon's Book; Physics Prof Leads Nationwide Science-Education Reform Project; Update: Faculty Research Grants and Awards ... read more  

Professor Rock

  April 29, 2004: New Economics Professor to Join Bryn Mawr; Phebe Anna Thorne School to Add Kindergarten; Two Nights of Performances to Benefit Thorne Center; Bryn Mawr Contingent Joins March on Nation's Capital; Bettws-Y-Coed Open House to Be Held May 3; Influential Educational Psychologists Featured at Seminar; Faculty and Staff Authors to Be Honored at Reception; SGA Presidents Hope to Revive Seven Sisters Conference ... read more  

Maypole Dancers

  April 22, 2004: Renowned Classicist Leslie Kurke '81 to Speak; Traditional May Day Celebration to Be Held May 2; Bryn Mawr's Lacrosse Team Ties Its Winning Record; Innovative Digital-Image Technology to Be Introduced at BMC; BMC Children Nominate Spongebob Squarepants for Presidency; Bryn Mawrters Stage "Marry-In" to Support Gay Rights; Reception to Honor Retiring 33-Year Veteran Rabeeya ... read more  

Dancers rehearsing

  April 15, 2004: Alice Goff '04 Awarded 2004 Fulbright Grant; Eight New Works to Be Premiered at Dance Concert; Bryn Mawr Faculty Poets to Read on April 26; Haverford-Bryn Mawr Chorale to Perform Beethoven Works; Artist Merrill Mason to Speak; Update: Faculty Research Grants and Awards; Memorial Service for Dean Hayley Thomas Set for Monday; Ball of Physics Show Offers Fun for Audiences of All Ages; Transgender Advocate Daniel Soltis '98 to Lead Workshop ... read more  


  April 8, 2004: Two Bryn Mawr Juniors Named Goldwater Scholars; Bi-Co Orchestra to Perform Spring Concert; Update: Faculty Research Grants and Awards; Ethnographer to Discuss America's Multiethnic Future ... read more  

Kinsey Sicks Poster

  April 1, 2004: Five Poets to Read at Tribute to Marianne Moore '09; Kinsey Sicks "Dragapella" Quartet to Perform; Documentaries on the Vietnamese Immigrant Experience to Be Presented; Owls Outdoors Plans Hike in Andorra Natural Area; BMC Scholar Athletes Named to National Academic Squad; Bryn Mawr Alumnae to Offer Advice on Publishing ... read more  


  March 25 , 2004: Anna Deavere Smith to Deliver Convocation Address; Sculptor Steven Gontarski to Visit Bryn Mawr; Leading Proponent of Superstring Theory to Discuss Nature of the Universe; Renaissance Choir to Give Concert of Musical Anomalies; Bryn Mawr to Host Evening with Poet and Journalist Luis Francia; Bryn Mawr Community Mourns the Loss of Beloved Dean, Hayley Thomas; Cambrian Row Open House to Be Held; Bryn Mawr Math Team Performs Admirably in Competition; Retirement-Plan Counselors to Visit Campus... read more  

Anthony Hecht

  March 18, 2004: Pulitzer Prize-Winner Anthony Hecht to Read at Bryn Mawr; Conference Comparing Global Conflicts to Be Held; Oscar-Nominated Alumna to Discuss Work on Seabiscuit; Bryn Mawr-Haverford Theater Company to Stage Big Love; Art Historian to Introduce Innovative Web Project; Archaeologist to Discuss History of Jerusalem Conflict; Students to Perform Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing; Diversity Week Begins; Peace and Conflict Studies Instructor Wins Slogan Contest... read more  


  March 4, 2004: Daedalus Quartet's Sounds to Soar Through Goodhart; Symposium to Address Issues Raised by Globalization; Students Organize First Bryn Mawr Olympics; Literary Contests Offer May Day Recognition, Cash Prizes; Students Reject Pass/Fail Resolution, Ask for Bar at Well-Attended Plenary Meeting ... read more  

Margaret Drabble

  February 26 , 2004: Leading English Novelist Margaret Drabble to Read; "Picturing Women" Symposium Draws Scholars and Artists from Around the World; Yale Psychologist to Give Keynote Adress at Child and Family Well-Being Conference; Dolorean and Illumina to Rock Campus Center; Rescorla Lectures on Aggressive Behavior in Children and Adults; Latin Dance Workshop; Plenary Resolutions; Not-for-Profit Career Fair... read more  

Frank Mallory

  February 19, 2004: Nikki Giovanni to Give Black History Month Keynote Address; Lecture Series Considers Social Issues Affecting Children; Chamber Music Society to Perform All-Mozart Program; Panel to Examine Chilean Coup's Effect on Literature; Sisterhood Culture Show Rounds Out Black History Month ... read more  

students working

  February 12 , 2004: Students, Faculty Members Build Supercomputer; 'Cataloging Fever' Strikes Student Organizations; Sociologist to Lecture on Racial Identity; Center for Science in Society Symposium Considers Beauty; Student Wins Scholarship for Study in Finland ... read more  


  February 5 , 2004: Chuck Davis African American Dance Ensemble; Filmmaker Aisha Simmons; Lecture on Witchcraft in Africa; President Nancy Vickers Interviewed on WHYY; Sistah Mafalda and the Kuumba Performers; Learning to Listen Series; Dance in Your Own Backyard; First Friday Bus Trip; A Day on Your Own in the Big Apple... read more  


  January 29, 2004: Poet Nikki Giovanni Highlights Black History Month; "Picturing Women" Project Continues with Artist's Talk; Artist, Curator Discuss Public Art Project; Two Performances of Vagina Monologues Planned for V-Day Weekend; SGA Vote Assures Mawrters a Seat on the Bus; Brown-Bag Sessions on Information, Meaning and Noise Begin Today; Friday Diversity Conversations Resume ... read more  

Robin Reineke

  January 22, 2004: Student Commended for Human-Rights Work in Thailand; Professor and Students Research Home Ownership for Low-Income Philadelphians; Body Image Council Plans Events for Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Month; Coffee Hour Revived; Spanish Cultural Series Open to All; Exhibitions Open ... read more  


  January 16, 2004: Recent Graduate Wins Rhodes Scholarship; Students Reach Out to Local Schools With Dance;Indie Rockers Athenaeum Perform in Great Hall; Archaeology Prof Studies New Technology, New Ideas; Junior Wins Scholarship for Study in China; Money Available in Special-Events Fund; Observation of MLK Day; Renovations and Moves; New Web site ... read more  
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