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Multi-Media Project Brings 15th-Century Processional to Life

Last summer, a small manuscript volume of liturgical music and prayers found a new home in Bryn Mawr’s Special Collections. Copied in the 15th century for a nun in the royal abbey of St.-Louis at Poissy, the processional contains the plainchant ...

Alicia Walker Receives Fellowship for Study of Gender Issues in the Art and Material Culture of B...

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Call someone an iconoclast today and you’re most likely thinking she’s a rebel, a non-conformist, an individualist. But back in 8th-century Byzantium, you would have meant something quite different. Derived from the Greek word for image-breake...

Scholarship Initiative Tops $5 Million, Quadrupling Goal

The 125th Anniversary Scholarship Initiative has exceeded all expectations by raising $5.3 million, more than four times the $1.25 million goal. The Board of Trustees launched this fundraising effort to celebrate the College’s 125th anniversary ...

Bryn Mawr’s 125th-Anniversary Mural Project Featured on Evening News

Action News Reporter Lisa Thomas-Laury of Philadelphia’s ABC affiliate reported on the mural just completed in connection with Bryn Mawr’s 125th-anniversary celebration in a piece that aired on Tuesday, May 31. The mural was created in...

At New York Gala, President Announces Scholarship Initiative’s Stunning Success

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Four hundred alumnae/i, parents, staff, and friends of Bryn Mawr College celebrated the College’s past, present, and future at the 125th Anniversary Scholarship Benefit at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City on April 27.  The fundraisin...

Video Collection Focuses on Award of 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle

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On Saturday, Feb. 12, Bryn Mawr College’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center presented the 2011 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Helene Gayle, president and chief executive officer of the international humanitarian organization CARE, in honor of he...

125th-Anniversary Gala in New York Will Raise Funds for Scholarships

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On Wednesday April 27, the College will host a fundraising gala at the home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. All proceeds of the event will support scholarships for Bryn Mawr students ... Read more »

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