Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

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

  • On Wednesday, Aug. 30, we welcomed the newest class of Fords to their on-campus homes and began their introduction to life at Haverford via Customs.

  • The Astronomical Society of the Pacific selected the emeritus professor of physics and astronomy for his outstanding achievement in the teaching of college-level introductory astronomy for non-science majors.

  • The political science major and education major wanted to understand how to fix the problem of persistent school segregation, so she conducted a policy analysis of two different socioeconomic-status-based school integration methods.

  • For her thesis, the mathematics major explored how statistics are used (and can potentially be misused) in legal proceedings.

  • The librarian of the College recommends five relatively recent titles from across different genres—historical fiction, science, mystery, literary fiction—that will help keep any vacation interesting.

  • The classical culture and society major sought to understand a modern comic masterpiece through the lens of Homeric epics.

  • Inspired by endangered species from her home state, the fine arts major made paper lithographs of animals on colorful graphic backgrounds for her thesis exhibition.

  • The history major was inspired by diaries she found in Quaker and Special Collections to craft a thesis on the transition to womanhood in mid-19th century Philadelphia Quaker communities.

  • The college archivist and records manager recommends three titles that grapple with what America has become—politically, racially, even sartorially—and how it got that way.

  • Our collection management and metadata services assistant makes five suggestions, including two titles for young readers, that involve unexpected connections and new worlds of possibility.

  • The economics major and environmental studies minor combined her academic interests in a thesis exploring the illegal ivory trade.

  • 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.