On Friday March 18, Elizabeth Niemeyer (Physics ‘94, University of Texas JD) and Emily McNabb (Mathematics AB/MA ’07, Wharton MBA) came to Bryn Mawr to talk about their career paths as part of the Pen Y Groes lunch series hosted by President Kim Cassidy. Niemeyer is a Patent Lawyer at Finnegan in D.C. and McNabb is a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Philadelphia. Most of the student attendees were Math majors. There were three Physics majors present. Continue reading →
On Sunday, I attended the Penn Philippine Association Culture Show: Balikbayan at the International House in University City. It was my first time attending a Penn student event, so I felt a little out of place. I didn’t know anyone and I was going alone, but I still enjoyed the buffet dinner and the show.
I’m not really the party-going type, but I was curious to see what East vs. West would be like this year, so I stopped by for an hour and left. Half of that time was spent waiting on line to get in, the other half was dancing in the dark with my friends. I feel like the average prospective student wants a genuine picture of what the party scene is like at women’s colleges like Bryn Mawr and colleges in general. Here are a few things you should know about the East vs. West party: Continue reading →
Yesterday was the second and final day of Re:Humanities 2016: Bleeding Edge to Cutting Edge. (For Day 1, read here.) The day was filled with undergraduate student presentations and a workshop led by Moya Bailey, a Dean’s postdoctoral scholar of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies and Digital Humanities at Northeastern University. Continue reading →
Today, Re:Humanities 2016: Bleeding Edge to Cutting Edge started. I am part of the Re:Hum Working Group, comprised of students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore Colleges, and we have assembled a fantastic series of presentations by undergraduates engaging with contemporary currents in digital humanities and scholars who both apply digital methodologies in traditional humanities research while posing critical questions about those technologies.