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'Civic Engagement' Archive

Flash Presentations & Professionization Workshop Oct. 25, 2012

Posted November 14, 2012

The “Flash Presentations” are a professional development gathering of the 2012 Hepburn interns where they share their summer internship experiences in a 3 slide PowerPoint presentation with representatives from the Career Development Office, the Dean’s Office, and Alumnae Office.

’06-’07 Fellow Karen Stephenson visits the College’s 360 program Perspectives on Sustainability

Posted January 31, 2012

Dr. Karen Stephenson, ’06-‘07 Hepburn Fellow and an expert on social network analysis, is visiting Bryn Mawr College on Wednesday, February 8rd, 2012 to talk with the students in the College’s 360 program Perspectives on Sustainability. This triad of courses, “Building Green: Sustainable Design Past and Present” taught by Dr. Carola Hein from the Growth [...]

2012 Summer Internships

Posted October 19, 2011

The Hepburn Center provides funding to a number of Bryn Mawr College students so that they may undertake summer internships to obtain practical, hands-on. experience in one of the Center’s three mission areas. Some internships will partner students with current or past Hepburn Fellows, but students can also seek out and propose internships of their [...]

Course offering Fall 2010 “Mural Arts”

Posted September 15, 2010

City 276: Mural Arts, Jane Golden and Shira Walinsky The class will involve discussions of murals historically and through the present day. The class will also explore community-based practice and grassroots organizing through readings, research and volunteering to help high school students with college essay preparation. Students will be involved in the making of a [...]

Trail of the unexpected: Street art in Pennsylvania

Posted April 13, 2010

Chris Coplans takes a tour of the striking murals that are transforming this vibrant city

Intersecting Communities: Colleges and Communities Partnering to Address Health Disparities

Posted February 24, 2010

Friday, March 19, 2010, 2 – 9:30 p.m. Bryn Mawr College Wyndham Alumnae House The conference is dedicated to the life and work of Kevin J. Robinson, Assistant Professor at the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research This conference brings together members of the Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore College [...]

Bryn Mawr’s Hepburn Center and Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Concrete, Steel, & Paint”

Posted February 5, 2010

Bryn Mawr’s Hepburn Center and Haverford’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship are co-sponsoring a screening of the documentary film “Concrete, Steel, & Paint” about the healing power of the Mural Arts Prison Project at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18th in Stokes Auditorium at Haverford College. Following the screening, there will be a discussion [...]

Social Entrentrepreneurship Workshop

Posted October 1, 2009

Getting Started and Making It Work! The Social Entrepreneurship Workshop is intended for Bryn Mawr and Haverford students interested in careers in social entrepreneurship. It is an interactive experience designed to provide practical and
strategic career-planning information. Apply by October 9.

Cultural Relativism vs. Human Rights: Women’s Global Issues, A Conference at Bryn Mawr College

Posted September 9, 2009

  Link to story Event: Cultural Relativism vs. Human Rights: Women’s Global Issues, A Conference at Bryn Mawr College When: Friday March 27th and Saturday March 28th, 2009 Where: Wyndham Alumnae House, Bryn Mawr College This conference will be free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Margaret Kelly at mkelly01@brynmawr.edu. Friday March 27th, 2009 [...]

Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Posted September 8, 2009

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Bryn Mawr President Jane McAuliffe, and a host of other luminaries gathered at the National Constitution Center Saturday to honor Jane Golden, executive director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, with the 2009 Katherine Hepburn Medal in recognition of her tireless efforts to build community through public art, engage at-risk youth, beautify the city and work toward social justice. Read more»

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