Headline Archive for Rebecca Raber

  • Charles Hale standing in front of Haverford House

    The former biology major and current Haverford House fellow is headed to the Czech Republic to continue studying an invasive plant that was the focus of his senior thesis research.

  • Sam Epstein portrait

    The chemistry major and biochemistry concentrator is one of 221 students from across the country chosen for the premiere undergraduate science scholarship of its kind.

  • Brett Pogostin '18 (left) and Ulf Olsson

    In Ulf Olsson's lab in Lund, Sweden, the chemistry major will study how lipid molecules impact the peptide aggregation that forms plaques in the brain of Parkinson's patients.

  • The Office of Academic Resources’ Reading Rainbow series, which asks campus community members to share book recommendations, continued this semester with an event focused on books that the panelists—including President Kim Benston and Talia Scott ’19—would have given to themselves as a young adult.

  • This visual studies course explores the specific mid-20th-century movement of “conceptual art,” as well as its progenitors and its progeny. Students study the founding manifestos, canonical works, and critical appraisals, as well as develop tightly structured studio practica to embody the former research.

  • A beautiful blue sky behind the cupola on Founders Hall

    Seth Bernstein '84, chair of the Nominations & Governance Committee of the Board of Managers, announced the membership of the committee

  • This year, for the holiday, the Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center was transformed into Hawkins, Indiana; Westeros; and more!

  • This first-year writing seminar examines cities as sites of public health concern and intervention in modern history.

  • Owen Janson, in a mushroom hat, and Tosin Alliyu

    Tosin Alliyu and Owen Janson will spend next year traveling the world in pursuit of independent research projects cultivated on an international scale thanks to $30,000 awards.

  • The gallery’s latest exhibit, Unwilling, reimagines passive sadness as a powerful refusal. At its opening, visitors could watch the conclusion of an all-day, site-specific dance performance, hear a talk by the curators, and taste a custom beer brewed specifically for the exhibit.

  • This new course offers students the opportunity to gain intensive first-hand experience working with people in a psychological services or social services setting to provide a supervised platform on which to apply what they have learned in their psychology coursework to helping others in a hands-on way.

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

  • Folders on a grassy lawn

    The College received a record number of applications this year and offered admission to 877 students.

  • Nick Barile at the conference

    Political science major Nick Barile '18 won an essay contest to attend the annual conference on international security policy where prime ministers and other political leaders, senior intelligence and defense officials, and CEOs from around the world gathered to debate current and future challenges.

  • The assistant professor of chemistry is one of only two dozen early career academic scientists to receive this year's honor, which comes with a $100,000 award.

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