Miss A Virtual Event?
Unable to make it to an event? Check out the archive for reference guides, event recordings, and more from some of our virtual events.
On Friday, January 15, Bi-Co alumni gathered via Zoom to hear from Professor of Religion Ken Koltun-Fromm '88 for this 11th annual speaker event. The event was hosted by Chuck Durante '73.
On Wednesday, October 7, members of Rainbow Quorum joined Professor of Historic Preservation at Columbia University Andrew Dolkart who spoke on the topic of "Recognizing LGBTQ Sites: The New York Experience." In 2015, Prof. Dolkart was a co-founder of the New York City LGBT Historic Sites Project, which is developing a website and database of places in New York City associated with LGBT history and people.
On Tuesday, December 8, Shanin Specter '80 spoke to current students and members of the Haverford College Lawyers network (HCLN) about his career and how Haverford helped shape his path.
On Thursday, November 12, Stephen Klineberg '61 discussed his 39-year study of Houston, TX, with his classmates. Published in June, 2020, his new book, Prophetic City: Houston on the Cusp of a Changing America, explores the way area residents have been responding to the trends that are refashioning the social and political landscape across the nation–the growing inequalities in economic opportunity, the epic demographic transformations, and the new importance of quality of place in determining the fates of cities.
Haverford alumni came together virtually on Wednesday, October 28, for a live webinar with President Wendy Raymond. During this talk, President Raymond shared updates from campus and answered a selection of questions posed by participants. Please note this information is current as of 10/28/2020.
On Thursay, October 15, the Sustainable Fords alumni affinity group presented a panel discussion on finding your way in sustainability-related industries. Panelists discussing their career paths included Jim Bauer '78 of Clean Power and Light, Orion Kriegman '96 of the Boston Food Forest Coalition, Christopher Schlottmann '02 of New York University, and Gabi Winick '13 of Earthjustice. The panel was moderated by Al Nierenberg '85 of the Sustainable Fords leadership committee.
On Wednesday, September 30, Haverford's Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Jess Lord and Vice President of the Alumni Association Executive Committee (AAEC) Bev Ortega Babers '84 came together for a virtual discussion aimed to enlighten and inform parents of high school students as to how to navigate the uncertain landscape of applications, financial aid, and athletics.
The Media, Entertainment, and Sports (MES) affinity group hosted a webinar on how the coronavirus crisis is impacting business strategies in the industries of journalism, gaming, and music. Marc Adelberg '08 introduced the program, Katherine Greifeld '15 of Bloomberg News moderated, and and panelists included Caryn Dolich '06 (EventBrite), Phil Drexler '14 (DraftKings), and Emily Shaw '10 (Electronic Arts).
Alumni and parent members of the Haverford community came together virtually on Wednesday, June 17, for a live webinar with President Wendy Raymond. During this talk, President Raymond shared updates from campus and answered a selection of questions posed by participants. Please note this information is current as of 6/17/2020. You may view current updates here.
Has the pandemic made you consider your own mental health in a new way? On Thursday, May 21, Fords in mental health professions Karel Chan '04, Donna Silbert '84, and Robert Tyminski '79 shared their practical advice via video for managing through the uncertainty caused by COVID-19.
Just because we can't be together on our beautiful campus, doesn't mean we can't be together on the mat. On May 2 and May 6, Dana Miller '86, hosted Zoom-based vinyasa yoga classes. She encouraged participants to connect body and mind, connect to their breath, and connect to their fellow like-minded, like-hearted Ford friends at a time when connections are a bit harder to come by and community means everything.