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Information Security Initiatives: Encrypting Desktops and Laptops

Posted 25 April 2018 | 4:10 pm

As part of the College’s continuing efforts to improve our information security, LITS is preparing to deploy full disk encryption technologies to College Windows and macOS devices. On a day-to-day basis, this change will not be noticeable to you.  However, it will better protect the data you have stored on your computer both when you’re […]

Creating an Augmented & Virtual Reality Course

Posted 25 April 2018 | 4:00 pm

This past semester, we’ve gotten to go into a different realm of educational technology: augmented and virtual reality course development. Throughout the course of the past year, we’ve been busy developing an experiential learning, or Praxis, course centered on developing museum applications for virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) platforms. The course also provided […]

Asian, Hawaiian-Inspired Food on the Main Line

Posted 24 April 2018 | 8:23 pm

As we enter the final weeks of classes, stress levels are at an all-time high. Prospective students and their families have seen me when I feel like I’m a mess! I believe it’s important to practice self-care, and also to take breaks. This weekend, self-care meant exploring Bryn Mawr (the town) as well as Ardmore, […]

Celebrating the Bengali New Year, 1425 (Bryn Mawr edition)

Posted 24 April 2018 | 8:22 pm

The 14th of April, 2018 marked the first ever time that my roommate Tanjuma and I were away from home for Pohela Boishakh (the first day of the Bengali year). In Bangladesh, Pohela Boishakh serves as the biggest cultural celebration in Bangladesh. Thousands of Bengalis dressed in red and white welcome the new year. My […]


Posted 24 April 2018 | 2:19 am

Bryn Mawr and Haverford student dancers take to the stage for Bryn Mawr College Dance Department’s annual Spring Dance Concert. The concert is the highlight of the Dance Department’s spring calendar and presents an eclectic range of dance styles, featuring works choreographed or restaged by faculty, guest choreographers, and advanced students. This year, nearly thirty […]

Medical Leave Bill of Rights: Very Rough Draft

Posted 23 April 2018 | 8:33 pm

Here is what I’ve pieced together from our conversation last night about medical leave and what changes we would like to see about the way students are treated. This is still in the works and I invite comments down below or via this form about what changes people would like to see! First and foremost, we […]

Project Management 101 for Mawrters

Posted 23 April 2018 | 3:46 pm

This guide gives a student-focused approach to basic project management techniques. [attachments]

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