Headline Archive for Michael Weber

  • On the eve of their College Commencement, the 14 Fords who make up the second class of Chesick Scholars were feted at a dinner with their families, faculty mentors, and program donors.

  • Of the 17 films screened at the sixth annual festival, eight were made by Haverford students and four took home prizes.

  • The students in Jaclyn Pryor’s “Devised Theatre Workshop” crafted and performed an interactive piece that explored time, place, and object, culminating in the creation of an actual time capsule that is now being stored in Magill Library.

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

  • Yoshifumi Nomura ’18 created an intimate setting to explore the nuances of everyday college life in DEARBED, a performance and installation piece that invited audience members to listen to recorded monologues playing from pillows in beds set throughout Founders Great Hall.

  • A new exhibition in the library is the result of two years of research by senior history major Victor Medina Del Toro in the College’s Quaker and Special Collections.

  • Professors Ying Li and Curt Cacioppo welcomed the Venice Quartet to Magill Library for a showcase of Italian-inspired paintings and string pieces.

  • Nimisha Ladva, a visiting assistant professor in the writing program, took the stage in Marshall Auditorium to impart her story in a powerful one-woman show.

  • The co-founder of the Colibrí Center for Human Rights discussed the advocacy organization’s mission and working to end migrant death and related suffering on the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Hurford Center Emerging Artists in Residence Harlow Figa ’16 and Sarah Moses ’16 helped organize the sixth year of the film series, which kicks off on March 15 with a screening of Shirley Clarke’s 1967 film Portrait of Jason at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

  • The College’s long-running Mentoring and Student Teaching program, which welcomed its newest class in January, gives Haverford students the opportunity to tutor local secondary school students in science and writing, creating a relaxed environment where learning is a mutual experience.


  • The former deputy homeland security advisor to Barak Obama is co-teaching a course with her former advisor this semester, and gave a talk on “Migrants, Refugees, and National Security” to the community.

  • Last weekend, the Black Student League welcomed students from across the Tri-Co and other local college campuses at the annual Black History Month formal dinner-dance.

  • Daylin Leach, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 17th district (which includes Haverford College), met with his constituents last week to talk Trump and resistance.

  • Fords Against Boredom’s annual Valentine’s Day-adjacent edible-house-decorating competition attracted lots of creative contestants.