Haverford Headlines


  • The associate professor of anthropology joined a panel of experts to discuss post-apartheid South Africa at the Wilma Theater in conjunction with the current run of Athol Fugard's play Coming Home.
  • Two articles by the Emeritus Professor of Biology, focusing on the history of notable scientific discoveries, have been published this fall in academic journals.
  • The event will honor the arrival of more than 300 years of records from the Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia, the city's oldest Quaker meeting.
  • U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Stephen McFarland visited campus for a public conversation with CPGC Global Leader for Peace Jorge Morales Toj about the country's hopes for peace and reconciliation.
  • Details about flu care at Haverford.
  • VP Dick Wynn writes to the campus community with highlights including Standard & Poor's reaffirmation of our AA rating, good news about the endowment, and the outlook for FY 2011.
  • Haverford's Inside-Out program, sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, brings bi-co students together with incarcerated women and men at local correctional facilities to learn collaboratively about restorative justice.
  • A scholar whose research focuses on social stratification and labor market inequality, the quantitative sociologist brings her expertise in data analysis to the College's strong foundation in qualitative sociology.
  • The Jewish Exponent recently published an Op Ed piece adapted from a talk American Jewish World Service President Ruth Messinger gave at Haverford in October. Messinger, who spoke about the AJWS's "Fighting Hunger From the Ground Up" campaign, spent four days on campus as a Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellow.

  • The former economics major advises India's United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government not to misuse governors for partisan purposes.

  • Halsted Larsson '03 and Tim Ambrogi '04 are two of the creators of Final Form Games, a Philadelphia-based game development company. Their mission is, among other things, to create socially responsible games.
  • Haverford astronomer Bruce Partridge credits the International Year of Astronomy, a worldwide Galileo celebration, as inspiration for“No Night Without a Telescope.” The event, which Partridge helped launch, features free observing nights at eight Philadelphia area institutions every night of the lunar cycle running through November 24.

  • (clockwise from top left) Andrew McNeal '10, Patrick Lozada '11, Christina Wagner BMC '11 and Elisa Hernandez BMC '10 will deliver papers at the Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies (MAR-AAS), Oct. 30-Nov. 1. Undergraduates rarely present at the meeting.
  • The funding will allow the Haverford chemistry professor and his lab to use new methods to study the structural changes that occur when proteins bind to other proteins. The lab's research could shed light on several common diseases associated with disordered proteins.
  • In addition to teaching, Stauffer, who got to know the College community as a Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Hurford Humanities Center, will help shape a new academic concentration in Peace, Justice and Human Rights.

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