September 29, 2014 |
Mario Maurin, 85, the Eunice Morgan Schenck 1907 Professor Emeritus of French at Bryn Mawr College for two decades, died Saturday, Sept. 20, of cancer at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Maurin, of Rosemont, received his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, all by the age of 22, "a noteworthy accomplishment" for so young a man, said Bryn Mawr College president Kim Cassidy. He joined the staff at Bryn Mawr College in 1953 as an assistant professor in the French department.
March 6, 2014
D ANIELA HOLT VOITH, 59, of Center City, is majority partner at Voith & Mactavish Architects, which opened in 1988. Voith, who has degrees from Yale's School of Architecture and Bryn Mawr College, focuses on planning and design for educational institutions. She has taught at Yale, Penn, Drexel and Bryn Mawr and has mentored women. Recently she was named to the American Institute of Architects' College of Fellows. Q: What sets Voith & Mactavish apart? A: Our philosophy is thinking about culture and context, architecturally and socially.
February 16, 2014 |
NEW HAVEN, CONN. - For an approximately 15-minute stretch in last night's game against Yale, scoring a basket became a seemingly impossible task for the Penn Quakers. They couldn't hit shots - both open and contested - and consistently turned the ball over to a stingy Yale defense. That offensive drought, spanning the end of the first half and to beginning of the second, made a late rally too difficult for the Quakers as they fell, 69-54, in front of 1,128 people at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
February 16, 2014 |
NEW HAVEN, CONN. - For about 15 minutes during Friday's night's game against Yale, scoring a basket became a seemingly impossible task for Penn. The Quakers couldn't hit shots - both open and contested - and consistently turned the ball over to a stingy Yale defense. That offensive drought spanning the end of the first half and the beginning of the second made a late rally too difficult for the Quakers, as they fell to Yale, 69-54, Friday, in front of 1,128 people at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
November 8, 2013 |
YOU DIDN'T NEED a Ph.D in BCS to know that Penn's season would come down to two road trips in November. One to Brown, the other to Harvard, sandwiching a home game against Princeton. So who figured the Tigers, after being picked to finish fifth in the preseason poll, would win at Brown and Harvard (in three overtimes) in October? In 5 of the last 6 years, either Penn or Harvard has won the championship outright. In 2008, Harvard shared it with Brown. The last time neither got at least a part of the title was 2006, when Princeton and Yale tied.
October 28, 2013 |
No starting quarterback, no problem. Reserve quarterback Ryan Becker - starting in place of Billy Ragone, who was out with an ankle injury - threw two touchdown passes and the Penn defense played stout once again to lead the Quakers to a 28-17 victory over visiting Yale in front of an announced crowd of 11,289 at Franklin Field on Saturday. Although Becker splits many of the snaps during games with Ragone - who could return next week against Brown - Saturday's game marked the fifth-year senior's first start since a 31-10 victory against Bucknell on Oct. 9, 2010.
October 26, 2013 |
Each game Penn football coach Al Bagnoli makes sure that backup quarterback Ryan Becker sees action in a few series, and that strategy could pay off this week. First stringer Billy Ragone is a dangerous runner and Bagnoli understands that a quarterback who carries the ball is subject to extra pounding and potential injury. So Bagnoli wants his backup to have sufficient experience. When Ragone went down with an ankle injury during the fourth quarter of last week's 21-7 win at Columbia, Becker finished the game.
May 17, 2013 |
George Layng Pew Jr., 77, of Villanova and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, a dedicated fund-raiser and volunteer for Yale University, died Wednesday, May 8, of a heart ailment at his Main Line home. Born in Bryn Mawr, Mr. Pew was a member of a famed Philadelphia family. He is a descendant of Thomas Pew, brother of Joseph Newton Pew Sr., who in 1890 founded Sun Oil Co. Mr. Pew traced his line to J. Edgar Pew, the founder's nephew and the former head of the production department at Sun, said his wife, Sally Chinn Pew. The son of George L. Pew, Sr., and Catharine Anspach Pew, he graduated from the Brooks School in North Andover, Mass., in 1954 and Yale College in 1958.
April 15, 2013
Jeff Malcolm stopped 36 shots, and Yale won its first NCAA hockey title with a 4-0 victory over top-seeded Quinnipiac in Pittsburgh Saturday night. Clinton Bourbonais , Charles Orzetti , Andrew Miller , and Jesse Root scored for the Bulldogs (22-12-3), who avenged three earlier losses to the nearby Connecticut rival Bobcats (30-8-5) by stunning the nation's No. 1 team on the biggest stage. Yale is the first ECAC team since Harvard in 1989 to win the national title.
March 18, 2013 |
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Behind his sunglasses, Rep. Cyrus Habib is trying to remember the name of a fully blind politician who came before him. This was someone who served many years ago, Habib recalls. In the U.S. Senate. The grandfather of writer Gore Vidal. Habib rattles off a few details before surrendering: "Let me look him up. " Turning to a laptop that provides him constant audio feedback, Habib needs just 23 seconds to launch his Internet browser, run a query, and find the information - a biographical overview of former Oklahoma Sen. Thomas Gore.