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August 2011

From running a city like Las Vegas to fighting discrimination in medicine and taking care of grandchildren, Bryn Mawr alumnae have always been at the forefront of social change. In the museum world, graduates in art history play a leading role in shaping these institutions for the future. Give us your feedback on the online and print Bulletin. We’re experimenting with new ideas and new ways of communicating with all of you.

On the cover: Catharine H. Roehrig, M.A. ‘77, a curator in the department of Egyptian art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, stands among fragmentary statues representing the female pharoah Hatshepsut. Photo by Chris Smith.

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Awards

Awards

The College presents the M. Carey Thomas Award, the Class of 2011 wins five Fulbrights, and alumnae receive numerous honors.

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Achievements

Achievements

Highlighting the achievements of Patty Gerstenblith ’71, Eileen P. Kavanaugh ’75, Rachel Simon ’81, and Karen Kerr ’89.

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News

News

Changes to Bryn Mawr’s graduate programs, plans to enhance faculty mentoring, and more.

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Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

GSSWSR alums were busy during Reunion 2011, discussing the practice of social work in different cultures and celebrating their alumnae/i’s achievements.

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Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

Elizabeth Bolman, M.A. ’92, Ph.D. ’97, exposes the Red Monastery in Upper Egypt while George Morrow, M.A. ’77, chooses a career in biotechnology.

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President’s Column

President’s Column

President McAuliffe explains how the College and alumnae are making meaningful differences in the world through partnerships and individual achievement.

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Oh, What a Night!

Oh, What a Night!

The 125th Anniversary Scholarship Benefit helped the College raise $4 million. View our photo gallery of this extraordinary evening.

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Boomerang Kids & Granny Nannies

Boomerang Kids & Granny Nannies

Adults are returning to the nest and elders are flocking back to grandchildren. Multigenerational living is back—but challenging nuclear family norms.

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So you want to be a curator?

So you want to be a curator?

Career advice from alumnae/i, part of our Curators for the 21st Century feature.

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Reunion 2011

Reunion 2011

Our summary and photo gallery of Reunion 2011!

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Women Doctors Still Face Discrimination

Women Doctors Still Face Discrimination

Physician Linda Brodsky ’74 argues that the healthcare workplace has to change to improve the ranks of physicians.

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On Course: Uomini D’Onore

On Course: Uomini D’Onore

Italian 255 explores the mafia and Sicilian “men of respect” through cinema and literature.

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Generations… unite!

What is the thread that binds the generations together and creates the larger Bryn Mawr community?

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Art student goes to the Met

Art student goes to the Met

History of art Ph.D. candidate Angélique Wille is chosen as a Slifka Fellow.

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Books

Books featured in the August 2011 issue, including those being read on campus, books by alumnae, and books by faculty.

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Open Positions

Two new positions in Alumnae Communications and Alumnae Engagement are open; learn more and apply!