Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • HavOC, the student-run outdoors club, aims to make activities like hiking, rock-climbing, backpacking accessible for all members of the Haverford community, regardless of experience level.

  • Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane used a headcam on a goshawk to learn how it searches for its prey. 

  • This year, Israel Burshatin’s comparative literature course on the dissenting voices of gender and sexuality in Spain and Spanish America is buoyed by a related exhibition in Magill Library around the Inquisition trial of a F-to-M trans surgeon born into slavery.

  • For the fourth year in a row, Haverford residents played Humans Vs. Zombies, a campus-wide live-action game of moderated tag in which “zombies” and “humans” both fight to stay alive.

  • Four students were contestants on the popular radio program and podcast when it taped its first college show live on campus. 

  • This introductory course in environmental studies is team taught by faculty from different disciplines and uses case studies as the basis for its exploration of contemporary and historical environmental issues.

  • This year’s Family and Friends Weekend, which welcomed hundreds of our students’ relatives to campus, was themed around issues of environmentalism and sustainability. It also served as a homecoming weekend for our youngest alumni.

  • A recent symposium brought together experts and academics from around the globe to unpack issues related to the the increasingly important intersection of science and ethics: a photo gallery.

  • This year a new student-run club is providing a space where casual fans, competitors, and newcomers alike can come together and enjoy the Pokémon world of games and other entertainment.

  • As part of an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team, the assistant professor of biology published a paper in Nature Geoscience about the implications of the ancient CO2 record for future climate change. 

  • Teacher, translator, and Clerk of Friends World Council for Consultation Section of the Americas Benigno Sánchez-Eppler joins us on campus for Religion and Spiritual Life Week.

  • The former Ford field hocker player is now pursuing graduate education in Denmark, where she was recently the first non-Dane to be voted Female Player of the Year by the Dansk Hockey Union.

  • The Multicultural Alumni Action Group welcomed five political insiders, all Bi-Co alumni, back to campus to discuss the upcoming election and its implications. 

  • The assistant professor of computer science was awarded $172,742 as part of a larger collaborative grant to further work on algorithmic fairness and bias.

  • The assistant professor of astronomy was part of an international team that uncovered two galaxies at the heart of a Lyman-alpha Blob.