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History of Art PhD candidate Shannon Steiner awarded 2-year Kress Foundation Fellowship

Posted April 30, 2015

Shannon Steiner received a two-year Samuel H. Kress Foundation Institutional Fellowship at the Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte (Central Institute for Art History) in Munich, Germany, which will support her dissertation research on the subject of Byzantine cloisonné enamel. The Samuel H. Kress Foundation is a premier source of grant and fellowship support for the study, preservation, […]

Chemistry graduate students make impressive showing at American Chemical Society’s poster competition

Posted April 2, 2015

The Philadelphia Younger Chemists Committee (of the American Chemical Society) held its 15th annual student poster session at the University of the Sciences on March 31st. Two graduate students from Dean Burgmayer’s lab, Doug Gisewhite (M.A. 2014) and Ben Williams (PhD candidate), co-presented their work, “Molybdenum Pyranopterin Dithiolene Complexes: Synthetic Models for Pyran Cyclization in […]

Report from the Field: Katherine Rochester’s Animated Year in Germany

Posted February 26, 2015

­­Before Pixar, before Looney Tunes, before Disney, there was Lotte Reiniger. “Who?” you might ask and we wouldn’t blame you for the Weimar-era director and pioneer of animation has been all but forgotten, particularly in U.S. histories of film. But, today, a Bryn Mawr doctoral student, Katherine Rochester M.A. ’12 is aiming to write Reiniger […]

Report from the Field: Alex Bray Hunts Medieval Images in Jordan

Posted February 19, 2015

Alex Bray (Ph.D. candidate, History of Art) is spending the academic year in Jordan. He has just completed a CAORC ACOR Pre-doctoral fellowship, and has now begun the SSRC IDRF-funded portion of his research travel. Thus far, Alex has been able to visit a number of sites and museums related to his research on images […]

Whiting Fellowship Winners: Johanna Best (Archaeology) and Maeve Doyle (History of Art)

Posted November 4, 2014

This year’s Whiting Fellows in the Humanities are Maeve Doyle (History of Art) and Johanna Best (Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology).  The Graduate Group in Archaeology, Classics and History of Art celebrated the recipients at its annual Whiting Fellows Presentation, October 21, 2014. The Fellows presented on their dissertation research and answered questions from a […]

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