Summer Centered: May Plumb ’16

Photo by Patrick Montero Photo by Patrick Montero

With funding from the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, May Plumb ’16 is working with Assistant Professor Brook Lillehaugen to preserve and educate people about Colonial Valley Zapotec, a native language of Mexico’s Southern region.

Athletics – NY Times

An economics major, Tommy Bergjans '15 wrote a Moneyball-style thesis and is now playing for the L.A. Dodgers organization. An economics major, Tommy Bergjans '15 wrote a Moneyball-style thesis and is now playing for the L.A. Dodgers organization.

At Haverford, athletics can be big in the classroom and on the field. As The New York Times reports, many seniors choose to focus their thesis project on sports, and a large number of grads work in Major League Baseball.

Where They’re Headed: Robin Banerji ’15

After his junior year, he was funded by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship to travel to Bihar, India, to work with Jeevika, while gathering data for his senior thesis. After his junior year, he was funded by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship to travel to Bihar, India, to work with Jeevika, while gathering data for his senior thesis.

Where They’re Headed Robin Banerji ’15 is starting a career in economic analysis at Moody’s Analytics. “Over my four years, I’ve found that my writing has evolved to be more organized, clearer, and limited to the data and analysis that … Continue reading

Office Hour – Sorelle Friedler

Sorelle Friedler Sorelle Friedler’s office features a Google [x] graduation cap, toy androids, and plenty of computer-related swag. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Much of Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sorelle Friedler’s research takes place in a heady realm known as “high-dimensional space”—used to model data sets with many attributes—where, instead of the two or three dimensions most of us are familiar with, … Continue reading

The Campus

Nature trail material. Short sections of Haverford's Nature Trail are being resurfaced for enhanced safety. The material is made from recycled truck tires, and looks similar to wood chips. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Established nearly 80 years ago by the Campus Club, the 2.2-mile Nature Trail encircling Haverford College’s campus provides a shady path for dog walkers, joggers and runners.

Anatomy of an Athlete

Max Findley Photo: Patrick Montero.

History and chemistry double-major Max Findley ’15, the former co-captain of Haverford’s fencing team, took some time to talk to Haverford magazine about the venerable sport of fencing and why it has held him in thrall since elementary school. Read … Continue reading

Summer Centered: Tom Sternberg ’17

Thomas Sternberg '17 "Summer Centered" is a series exploring our students' Center-funded summer work. Photo: Patrick Montero.

With funding from the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, Tom Sternberg ’17 is researching the artistic contexts of plays, writing blog posts, and supporting the day-to-day operations of the Pig Iron Theater Company by calculating … Continue reading

Writing Life

Asali Solomon Photo: Dan Z. Johnson.

English and creative writing professor Asali Solomon draws on her own family’s story for her acclaimed debut novel Disgruntled, which explores race and class, and “the mythologies of childhood.” Read the feature article in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

Fine Arts at Haverford

Vita Litvak '02 is a visiting assisant professor of photography who provides her students with opportunities to broaden their perspectives and realize their potential. Photo: Patrick Montero Vita Litvak '02 is a visiting assisant professor of photography who provides her students with opportunities to broaden their perspectives and realize their potential. Photo: Patrick Montero

The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.

KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest

The effect of Interleukin 13 (IL13) on cultured small intestine epithelial cells from a normal patient Audra Devoto '17, The effect of Interleukin 13 (IL13) on cultured small intestine epithelial cells from a normal patient, 2014-15 First Place Winner.

The KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest is an annual contest for student-submitted images from experiments or simulations that are scientifically intriguing as well as aesthetically pleasing. Judging is based on both the quality of the image and the explanation of the … Continue reading