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  Bryn Mawr Now Archive: 2006  
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  
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