Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • The building, which houses two of Haverford's most popular majors (biology and psychology), has been under construction since May 2016 to make much-needed infrastructure updates and to create space for collaborative learning and research. 

  • The assistant professor of chemistry will receive $560,681 to fund her research on natural product synthases and related outreach activities, including the creation of a professional development series to expose undergraduates to career opportunities in the chemical sciences.

  • Considered pioneering when it was created, one history class was unparalleled in exposing majors to hands-on work in historical research. Nowadays, this work has been incorporated in students’ senior theses.

  • The student-run Meditation Group aims to introduce more members of the Haverford community to meditation and to help foster their practices.

  • Our assistant professor of linguistics, a field linguist who studies the Zapotec languages of Mexico, talks about what it’s like to see her profession portrayed on film.

  • This medical anthropology and health studies course explores how HIV and AIDS have come to shape how humans live today, both intimately and socially.

  • After another successful Reading Rainbow event sponsored by the Office of Academic Resources, we have seven suggestions for books to add to your personal library (or holiday wishlist) this winter.

  • Students in this course, which explores the intersection of gender, sexuality, race, class, religion, and embodiment in our time, bring the personal into the classroom and to take what they learn out into the world.

  • This history course in which students students study Civil Rights-era images as artifacts, as part of archives, and pathways to visibility, solidarity, and justice.

  • Tis the season for the beloved campus tradition in which denizens of the upperclass dorm decorate their entryways with festive lights, wrapping paper, and even a couple of Minions.

  • The last week of school can be a grueling time for our students, but the Pre-Vet Society makes finals calmer and cuter with its semesterly Destress with Dogs event.

  • This course, a standard offering for business schools, has been in Haverford’s catalog for years, but now, as part of our partnership with Claremont McKenna​’s Master of Finance program, it is now offered bi-annually.

  • A message from President Kim Benston and Board Chair Rick White.

  • This survey of revolutionary developments in neuroscience included class visits by current leaders in the field and student trips to the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia to visit the most complex piece of brain art in the world.

  • The Haverford Curling Club was founded last fall by three former high school curlers and, though relatively new, won first place in its first bonspiel of the season.