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

Posted January 31, 2012
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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 and […]

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 […]

Meredith Monk Girlchild Revisited Sunday, Feb. 6, 2 p.m., McPherson Auditorium, Goodhart Hall

Posted September 15, 2010
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A groundbreaking performance when it premiered in 1973, Education of the Girlchild features Meredith Monk’s exhilarating voice, stirring presence, and the seamless melding of dance, music and visual theater for which she is renowned. Monk’s creation, one of the most influential works in the performance art movement, poetically conjures cycles of growth and change in […]

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 […]

Intersecting Communities: Colleges and Communities Partnering to Address Health Disparities

Posted February 24, 2010
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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 […]

Hepburn Center 2010 Summer Internships

Posted January 15, 2010

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center will offer 12 summer internships in 2010 to undergraduates interested in obtaining practical experience in one of the Center’s three areas of mission: film/theater, women’s health, or civic engagement. Some internships will link students with current or past Hepburn Fellows, or with other colleagues who have an affiliation with the […]

On the Front Lines: A Career in Philadelphia’s Dept. of Public Health

Posted October 1, 2009
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Carol Rogers will discuss the challenges and issues that have most engaged her during her 29-year career in the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and the insights her professional experience affords regarding the current crisis facing our nation’s health-care system. October 27 at 7:30 pm.

Screening of Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck’s film “Slippery Slope”

Posted September 12, 2009
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The Hepburn Center, Film Studies, and Gender and Sexuality Studies are delighted to co-sponsor a screening of ” Slippery Slope”, a film by 2009-2010 Hepburn Fellow Sarah Schenck. Schenck will introduce her film and be available for questions and conversation following the screening on Thursday, September 24, 2009 at 7:30 (Carpenter 21).

Hepburn Center Welcomes Filmmaker and Health Advocate as New Fellows; Previous Fellows to Return

Posted September 11, 2009
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Filmmaker Sarah Schenck ’87 and Philadelphia public-health advocate Carol Rogershave been selected as Hepburn Fellows for the 2009-10 academic year, Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center Director Leslie Rescorla has announced. In addition, 2008-09 Fellow Maya Ajmera ’89 will be returning to campus on Oct. 22 to lead a workshop on social entrepeneurship, and 2008-09 Fellow Ana […]

Maya Ajmera ’89, 2008-09 Hepburn Fellow, presents a screening of “War Child,” a documentary film about a child soldier supported by the Global Fund for Children

Posted September 10, 2009
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On campus to celebrate her 20th Reunion, founder and president of the Global Fund for Children, Hepburn Center Fellow Maja Ajmera ’89 presented a screening of War Child, a feature documentary film supported by GCF. C. Karim Chrobog’s directorial debut follows the life of Emmanuel Jal, a former child solider in Sudan’s civil war.

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