Category Archives: Alumni

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.

Athletics – NY Times

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.

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

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

Max Findley Photo: Patrick Montero.

Anatomy of an Athlete

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

Eppler-Epstein is a Phi Beta Kappa Society member who graduated magna cum laude. Eppler-Epstein is a Phi Beta Kappa Society member who graduated magna cum laude.

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15

Where They’re Headed Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15 is a research assistant at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. “Haverford prepared me well for this opportunity,” says Eppler-Epstein. “In my Peace, Justice, and Human Rights concentration, I … Continue reading

Xiong credits his liberal arts education with not only teaching him how to code but how to strive to use that skill to help people. Xiong credits his liberal arts education with not only teaching him how to code but how to strive to use that skill to help people.

Where They’re Headed: Fangyu Xiong ’15

Where They’re Headed Fangyu Xiong ’15 is starting work at Facebook’s headquarters in August as a software development engineer. “Haverford has a well-rounded education, rather than [just] being career oriented,” he says. “I actually think that I [spent] more time … Continue reading

Since finding museum management as a career path, Wolberg has begun working with the HCAH and the CCPA to promote similar opportunities to students. Since finding museum management as a career path, Wolberg has begun working with the HCAH and the CCPA to promote similar opportunities to students.

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Wolberg ’15

Where They’re Headed Sarah Wolberg ’15 is working in communications office of the Barnes Foundation, the Philadelphia museum that holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings. Part of the Where They’re Headed series in the … Continue reading

Levy’s role  will be to support La Casa’s mission by acting as a liaison between the nonprofit and its partner organizations, helping to promote the local economy. Levy’s role will be to support La Casa’s mission by acting as a liaison between the nonprofit and its partner organizations, helping to promote the local economy.

Where They’re Headed: Marcus Levy ’15

Where They’re Headed Marcus Levy ’15, who majored in Spanish and minored in independent health studies, is spending the next year as a Center for Peace and Global Citizenship fellow at La Casa de Los Amigos in Mexico City. Part … Continue reading

Lorna Quandt '07 gave a talk, "Examining the Neural Correlates of Embodied Action Understanding", sponsored by the Libraries and the Psychology Department. Photo: Patrick Montero Lorna Quandt '07 gave a talk, "Examining the Neural Correlates of Embodied Action Understanding", sponsored by the Libraries and the Psychology Department. Photo: Patrick Montero

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.

While at Haverford Drake learned about the enhanced effects of CO2 on salt marshes, and studied the relationship of Zen Buddhist poets with the environmental activism of the Beat generation. While at Haverford Drake learned about the enhanced effects of CO2 on salt marshes, and studied the relationship of Zen Buddhist poets with the environmental activism of the Beat generation.

Where They’re Headed: Henri Drake ’15

Where They’re Headed Henri Drake ’15, who graduated with honors in mathematics, is working as a research specialist at Jorge Sarmiento’s oceanography laboratory at Princeton University for a year. Part of the Where They’re Headed series in the Haverblog.

Morgan Kist '11, Elizabeth Zoidis '11, Taylor Burmeister '09, Caitlin Fitzharris '10, and Joe Huttner '09 all work for AppNexus in New York City. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson Morgan Kist '11, Elizabeth Zoidis '11, Taylor Burmeister '09, Caitlin Fitzharris '10, and Joe Huttner '09 all work for AppNexus in New York City. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson

Trust, Concern, and Informational Interviews

Mara Miller ’10 takes a look at how the Haverford alumni network can make a mighty big difference. Read Trust, Concern, and Informational Interviews in the Winter 2015 issue of Haverford Magazine.

The men's and women's rowing teams won medals at the recent MARC championships.  Photo: John Greenler The men's and women's rowing teams won medals at the recent MARC championships. Photo: John Greenler

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 »