Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • This psychology seminar examines the theory and research of stress and coping processes and their links with disease and mental health, and includes an experiential learning component in which students learn stress-management techniques.

  • Marilou Allen

    The former director of Haverford's Women*s Center and 8th Dimension died Dec. 9. 

  • This class in the Department of Religion on early Jewish and Christian apocalyptic literature explores the social functions of apocalyptic and ask why this form has been so persistent and influential.

  • Members of the Biochemistry Superlab course with their professors

    A "Biochemistry Superlab" course co-taught by Professor Rob Fairman and Assistant Professor Lou Charkoudian recently published a peer-reviewed paper in PLOS Biology detailing not only the results of in-class research, but also how the class itself was designed to facilitate such research. 

  • For students returning from internship experiences who wish to deepen their understanding of social justice and healthcare, this course integrates experiential learning with readings on cultural conceptions of health, structural determinants of health, and addressing health inequalities in the United States and other countries.

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

  • George O'Hara portrait

    George O'Hara '18, a double major in Russian and chemistry, combined his interests by joining an epidemiological research project that resulted in a paper in PLOS Medicine's recent special issue on HIV/AIDS. 

  • This course, which is crosslisted in both comparative literature and peace, justice, and human rights, investigates what permanent surveillance meant and means historically and today for society at large and for individual artists living under its pressure.

  • The Haverford student group at High Rocks in West Virginia

    Over fall break, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship sent its latest contingent of volunteers to High Rocks, an education and leadership institute for rural girls in West Virginia. 

  • This course considers human rights theory and civil society action as they relate to students’ recent Center for Peace and Global Citizenship-sponsored summer internship experiences to interrogate the relationship between social issues and policy structures.

  • This course explores the important issues of health and healthcare from an economic perspective, including the roles and perspectives of individuals, providers, insurers, and governments, and how their decisions are shaped by different economic, political, and ethical motivations.

  • The two-decade-old tradition, which invites community members to enjoy film, music, and speakers encompassing all things Yiddish every semester, welcomed queer, Yiddish, anarchist band Koyt Far Dayn Fardakhtn, featuring bassist Rose Kaplan-Bomberg ’10, to campus.

  • This course in the Department of Religion investigates the range of meanings attributed to the term “yoga” over 2,000 years and across multiple geographical and cultural communities.

  • Professor Anne Preston

    The professor of economics has earned a year of support for her research into the current magnitude and character of occupational exit of scientists and engineers in the U.S.

  • This history course examines the theories and strategies that people developed to explain the advent and spread of individual plagues and epidemics.