Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • This introduction to the methodologies used in the automated recognition and synthesis of human speech (used for such technologies as Siri and Amazon Echo) is cross-listed in the computer science and linguistics departments.

  • In this “Case Studies in Chemistry” course, students revisit the world about them from the perspective of chemistry, including food, cars, and fabrics.

  • VCAM entrance

    Thanks to the successful Lives That Speak campaign, the VCAM building now offers new opportunities for hands-on learning that build visual literacy across the liberal arts.

  • On Sept. 8, the gallery kicked off its season with this thrilling traveling show in which Sadie Barnette mines personal and political histories using family photographs, recent drawings, and selections from her dad’s FBI file.

  • Helen White headshot

    The associate professor of chemistry (and new KINSC director) is the fifth current member of her department to receive the award, which recognizes faculty who are outstanding educators and researchers with a $60,000 unrestricted research grant.

  • A history course analyzing “the first phase of globalization in world history,” a complex historical process rooted in the ancient and medieval worlds.

  • The CPGC-sponsored Migration Field Study program, now in its eighth year, brings students to the U.S.-Mexico border and to Mexico City to glimpse the human face of immigration.

  • This year’s student-run first-year orientation program introduced the 352 members of the Class of 2021 to campus life and resources.

  • This year marks the 120th anniversary of Haverford’s Honor Code. And we’ve got the Class of 1900 to thank for it.

  • 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.