A liberal arts education is the best professional preparation.

The skills, knowledge, and critical thinking you develop via Haverford’s liberal arts curriculum has applications in so many different fields and careers all over the planet. As a Ford, you automatically stand out in the world, and are better able to inform, heal, and improve it.

  • Kabat-Zinn, the scientist/thinker who in 1979 melded mindfulness with medicine and launched a still-growing modern movement, visited campus via the Whitehead Mindfulness Initiative.

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    medicine
  • Bob Croslin using a cane and a camera phone

    Perez, who discovered he was legally blind at 30, is passionate about helping the education-technology community understand the crucial role it can play in giving all learners access to education and job opportunities.

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    technology
  • Dominique Debucquoy-Dodley in Burning Man's San Francisco headquarters

    Beyond the famous Burning Man Festival, Debucquoy-Dodley works year-round to organize artistic and cultural programs for the San Francisco-based nonprofit Burning Man Project.

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    sports
  • Oscar Wang in the hallway of the Community College of Philadelphia

    Wang is the CEO of College Together, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Philadelphia’s underserved students through the college admissions process, at the Community College of Philadelphia.

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    civil-rights
  • Ron Shapiro headshot

    The former sports agent, author, and founder of the Shapiro Negotiations Institute shares some of his "trade secrets."

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    business
  • Author, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist, and all-around funny guy who got his start as a humor writer at Haverford.

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    arts
  • As chair of the HIV clinic at the Mayo Clinic, director of its HIV transplant services, associate dean of the Mayo School of Health Sciences, and associate professor of medicine, Dr. Stacey Rizza is on the front lines of treating and understanding HIV and hepatitis C.

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    medicine
  • Jeremy Zoll

    Right after his junior year he landed a summer internship in the front office of a major league baseball team, and it’s been a meteoric rise ever since. Today he’s director of minor league operations for the Minnesota Twins.

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    sports
  • Richard Peet in his boardroom

    Peet is bringing to market the health benefits of high-fiber, gluten-free chicory flour and the therapeutic potential of biosynthetically produced cannabinoids.

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    medicine
  • Mimi Fuchs '13

    Fuchs works for the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory's Submillimeter Array, a telescope located atop Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai'i.

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    after-graduation
    astrophysics
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    science
  • Smiling man holding a basketball

    In Philadelphia, the 76ers can order yakisoba noodles for breakfast and drink bone broth during film sessions. It's all part of the team's food program under executive chef JaeHee Cho.

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    food
    sports
  • Ann Marie Baldonado

    As a producer at Fresh Air with Terry Gross for 20 years and now as talent producer for Comedy Central’s The Opposition With Jordan Klepper, Baldonado has focused on researching and recruiting newsmakers—actors, writers, politicians, and academics—for radio and TV appearances.

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    arts
  • Kaur is a co-founder of The Sikh Coalition, an organization dedicated to legal advocacy for a religious minority that often finds itself the target of discrimination.

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    civil-rights
  • The CEO of Global Blood Therapeutics spoke to Haverford magazine about his company's experimental drug, GBT440,  and its promise in treating people with sickle cell disease.

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    medicine
    business
  • In Côte d'Ivoire, political science alumna Rebecca Levy ’04 works to fight poverty as an employee of USAID.

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    after-graduation
    political-science
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    civil-rights
  • Waldean dancing with the GöteborgsOperans Danskompani

    The former growth and structure of cities major thought he would be an architect, but is now living out different dreams as a professional dancer in Sweden. 

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    arts
  • Eric Krotkov with a robotic arm

    From self-driving cars to in-home electromechanical helpers, Eric Krotkov ’82 is turning science fiction into reality.

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    technology
  • Man faces camera and smiles

    Daniel Dae Kim '90 Talks Diversity in Hollywood and Producing "The Good Doctor" With Hometown Newspaper.

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    arts
  • Amancay Kugler

    Kugler's circus arts company has performed to critical acclaim in Chicago and Philadelphia.

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    sports
  • Breaking the rules is the secret to this sommelier’s success.

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    food
    business
  • This ambitious Haverford alumna talks about her goals and the challenges that come with being an aerospace industry CEO.

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    technology
  • Pioneering "New Urban Mechanic" Chris Osgood '99 is changing the way Boston delivers services and solves problems.

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    technology
    government
    law