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News from the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Summer Internship Spotlight: Zachary Silvia

This past summer, Zachary Silvia served as the trench supervisor at the Tarsus - Gözlükule site under the direction of Aslı Özyar, Boğaziçi University. The archaeological excavation at Tarsus – Gözlükule, located in the Mersin province of Southern Turkey, is a mound site of the well-known ancient city of Tarsus located in the Cilician Plain. The [...]

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Professor Dale Kinney to serve as acting director of the Graduate Group

For the 2014-2015 academic year, former dean of the GSAS and Professor Emerita Dale Kinney will serve as acting director of the Graduate Group. The Group is thrilled to see Professor Kinney in this role, since it was her idea to found the Graduate Group in the first place. Professor Kinney believed that Bryn Mawr’s [...]

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Summer Internship Spotlight: Michelle Smiley

This summer, Michelle Smiley served as a graduate student intern at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the department of photography under curator Diane Waggoner. Michelle spent much of her time doing research for an upcoming exhibit of nineteenth-century photography on the east coast of the United States, titled [...]

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Alumni News: Susan Shifrin (PhD 1998)

Alumna Susan Shifrin (PhD 1998) was featured in the news for bringing art education to those living with Alzheimer’s. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, Shifrin has started a branch of ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer’s, a national organization that aims to use art to enrich and improve the lives of those suffering from dementia. Shifrin insists [...]

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GSAS Alumna to join National Academy

Naomi Halas, M.A. ‘84 and Ph. D. ‘87 in physics at Bryn Mawr College, was elected to join the National Academy of Engineering for her research in nanoscale engineering of optical resonances and lineshapes.  Prof. Halas is currently the Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds appointments as Professor of Biomedical [...]

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