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'Medal' Archive

Acclaimed musician and writer Patti Smith to be awarded Bryn Mawr’s Katharine Houghton Hepburn medal on Feb. 7, 2012

Posted November 14, 2012
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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

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
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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 […]

Mural Arts Director Jane Golden Awarded Hepburn Medal

Posted September 8, 2009
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Jane Golden and Jane McAuliffe

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»

“Women as Academic Leaders: Insiders with Outsider Values” Lecture by Nancy Cantor

Posted February 18, 2009
Nancy Cantor

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center and the Center for Science in Society present: Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President, Syracuse University “Women as Academic Leaders: Insiders with Outsider Values” Part of the “Celebrating Women Scientists as University Presidents” Lecture Series Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Ely Room, Wyndham Nancy Cantor is the 11th […]

Jane Golden to receive Hepburn Medal

Posted December 4, 2008
Jane Golden

The Katharine Houghton Hepburn Center of Bryn Mawr College will award the 2009 Katharine Hepburn Medal to Jane Golden, Executive Director of the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, in celebration of the programs’ 25th anniversary. The award ceremony to be held at the National Constitution Center on February 7, 2009. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served at 6, and the program will begin at 7:30, to be followed by coffee and dessert.

Screening of “Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors”

Posted October 27, 2008

October 27, 2008. Event: Screening of “Beyond Breast Cancer” by Saskia Subramanian Time: 7:30 pm, Location: Carpenter Library Bryn Mawr alum (Class of 1988) Saskia Subramanian  presented and discussed her documentary film “Beyond Breast Cancer: Stories of Survivors,” which was also screened at the 2008 Baltimore Women’s Film Festival. “Beyond Breast Cancer” chronicles the experiences […]