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  Bryn Mawr Now Archive: 2005  

  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  

photo of relay team

  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  
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