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

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 […]

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Report from the Field: Maggie Beeler co-organizes timely conference on cultural heritage preservation

The tragic news of the violent destruction of ancient artifacts and cultural heritage sites in the Middle East by Islamic State militants has prompted widespread condemnation and outrage from around the globe. Maggie Beeler (PhD candidate in Archaeology) and colleagues from the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University have organized a conference that, in light […]

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Report from the Field: Amy Wojciechowski Talks Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Amy Wojciechowski has been working with the Philadelphia Museum of Art Spotlight Educators program since August 2014.  This is her second position with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, having previously held a curatorial internship from September 2012 to November 2013 to work on the 2013-2014 exhibition Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis. The Spotlight Educators […]

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

­­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 […]

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The Graduate Group in Science and Math: The Road to Tenure

Graduate students in Chemistry, Math and Physics have organized two professional development workshops for the Spring 2015 term. The first of these workshops focused on the tenure process. Bryn Mawr’s own Professor of Math Lisa Traynor presented a revealing look at a process that can often seem obscure, even to graduate students training for academic […]

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