Meaningful Contributions

'BMN' Archive

Jo Ellen Parker ’75 to lead Sweet Briar College

Posted February 6, 2009
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Jo Ellen Johnson Parker ’75 will become the 10th president of Sweet Briar College on July 1, Sweet Briar’s board of directors has announced. Sweet Briar, a liberal-arts college in central Virginia, was founded in 1901 and serves a population of about 800 students in a women’s undergraduate college and a coeducational graduate program in […]

Bryn Mawr in the Media: Morning Edition

Posted February 5, 2009
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Nina Jablonski ’75, author of Skin: A Natural History, talks about her latest research, which indicates that skin has changed color in human lineages much more quickly than scientists had previously supposed.

Two Bryn Mawr alumnae named top cancer fighters

Posted January 22, 2009

Last fall, the American Cancer Society bestowed its highest award, the ACS Medal of Honor, on four Americans: a lawmaker (U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy), a philanthropist (Jon M. Huntsman, founder and chair of the Huntsman Corporation), and two scientists. The scientists—Berkeley National Laboratory’s Mina Jahan Bissell and Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Susan Band Horwitz—are […]