Category Archives: Alumni

Kounios in his EEG lab Kounios in his EEG lab at Drexel University, where he studies how the brain works in moments of creative inspiration. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson

Tracking the Eureka Factor

Cognitive psychologist John Kounios ’78 has turned his groundbreaking research on creative insight and the brain into a new book that explores how we come to those “aha! moments” of inspiration, and how we can have more of them. Read … Continue reading

Rowing at Haverford College The late Greg Kannerstein '63 was honored when the Haverford crew team christened its newest boat "Mr. Haverford." Photo: Brad Larrison.

Club Sports

From Ultimate to ice hockey, badminton to crew, Haverford student-athletes find some serious fun playing all kinds of non-varsity sports. Read “All in the Game” in Haverford magazine »

Weissman with reality star Rev Run in the living room of the New Jersey home that is the focus of Rev Run's Renovations. Photo: Michael Paris Weissman with reality star Rev Run in the living room of the New Jersey home that is the focus of Rev Run's Renovations. Photo: Michael Paris

Keeping it Real – Max Weissman ’89

When Max Weissman ’89 graduated from Haverford, reality television didn’t exist. Now, his production company makes some of the best shows in the real estate reality genre, bringing former soap stars’ and rappers’ renovations into homes across America. Read the … Continue reading

Brianne Mahoney '02 (left) & Lisa Bennett celebrated their civil union in 2008 and had a second wedding last year when Connecticut made same-sex marriage legal. Brianne Mahoney '02 (left) & Lisa Bennett celebrated their civil union in 2008 and had a second wedding last year when Connecticut made same-sex marriage legal.

Just Married

For many alumni and their same-sex partners, getting to “I do” has meant a long trek through a shifting legal landscape. Their stories tell the larger tale of the struggle for marriage equality. Read the feature article in the Fall … Continue reading

Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995. Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995.

Then and Now: Fall 2014 Magazine then

Then & Now Though founded by Quakers, Haverford is nondenominational and supports religious observance by members of all faiths. Come back tomorrow to see part of Religion and Spirituality Week on campus “Now”.

John C. Whitehead John C. Whitehead at the Whitehead Campus Center dedication, 1993.

John C. Whitehead ’43, 1922-2015

John C. Whitehead ’43, 1922-2015 The former chair of Haverford’s Board of Managers inspired and supported generations of Haverfordians while proudly serving his country. “It would be impossible to catalog all the ways in which John has shaped Haverford through … Continue reading

Founder Aaron Schwartzbaum '13 with editor in chief Pola Lem '13. Photo: Sarah Tew. Founder Aaron Schwartzbaum '13 with editor in chief Pola Lem '13. Photo: Sarah Tew.

Translating the (Russian) News

Russian Media Center, a website that translates notable Russia news articles into English, was started by young alums and its all-volunteer staff includes several other Haverford grads as well as current students. Read the article in the Fall 2014 issue … Continue reading

Siena Mann and Devin Van Dyke (both '14) are blogging from their international post-bac fellowships. Siena Mann and Devin Van Dyke (both '14) are blogging from their international post-bac fellowships.

CPGC Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship supports student work in the realms of social justice and civic engagement by funding internships, post-baccalaureate fellowships, service learning expeditions, and research travel to expand learning outside the classroom walls.

Nate Zuckerman ’02 gave a talk, "Becoming Who We Already Are: Heidegger and Kierkegaard on Repetition.", sponsored by the Libraries and the Philosophy Department. Photo: Brad Larrison Nate Zuckerman ’02 gave a talk, "Becoming Who We Already Are: Heidegger and Kierkegaard on Repetition.", sponsored by the Libraries and the Philosophy Department. Photo: Brad Larrison

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

Thank you card Thank you card from student to alumni supporters of Haverford’s Annual Fund.

Giving Tuesday

Today is #GivingTuesday™—a national day of giving that follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Every year, more than 7,000 alumni, parents, and friends give back to the College through the Annual Fund, volunteering, or in other ways.