Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • The former first-year dean died July 13. She was 69. 

  • Our lead research and instruction librarian suggests three books that feature individuals taking action in difficult times.

  • A talented team of student photographers helps the Office of College Communications document life at Haverford for the web, social media, the magazine, and posterity. Here are some of their stories and favorite shots.

  • “For me, the greatest pleasure of reading is being transported from everyday reality to someplace else entirely,” says the senior administrative assistant, “so here are some windows to worlds that are better, worse, and just plain different.”

  • More than 15,000 donors contributed more than $265 million to the campaign, which is funding the College's strategic plan and transforming the campus both inside and out.

  • The interlibrary loan specialist suggests five titles that will transport you to different eras and countries, from WWII-era Britain to 1990s Shanghai and beyond.

  • Many scholarship recipients have a deep sense of connection to their alumni benefactors.

  • The humanities librarian suggests two nonfiction titles and a beautifully drawn, almost-wordless graphic novel about creativity.

  • The chemistry major and environmental studies minor used untargeted chemical analysis to study honeybee health.

  • The art registrar suggests three titles (two nonfiction, one fiction) about community and utopia.

  • The assistant professor of biology was awarded $356,028 as part of a larger collaborative grant to fund her work exploring why certain "infochemicals" in the ocean cause phytoplankton death. 

  • The research and instruction librarian suggests three relatively new books—two from 2016 and one 2015 reissue of a book from the ’80s that had been long out of print—that grapple with desire, politics, and the modern condition.

  • Highlighting faculty professional activities, including conferences, exhibitions, performances, awards, and publications.

  • Andrea Lommen, the latest addition to the Department of Physics and Astronomy, is part of a team whose x-ray telescope study is aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 mission. 

  • More than 1200 people attended Alumni Weekend 2017 to celebrate classes ending in 2s and 7s.

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