Haverford Headlines


  • Ivana Evans '12 is teaching English and empowering students to make an impact in Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica.
  • Isobel Grad '11 is interning on an urban farm in Seattle, teaching children from low-income families about gardening and nutrition.
  • Sharada Tolton '11 is interning with Shakespeare in Clark Park in Philadelphia to assist with this summer's production.
  • Maia Freudenberger '13 is volunteering in Nicaragua this summer with the Foundation for the International Medical Relief for Children.
  • Historian John S. Major '64 and his colleagues have become the first academics to completely translate the Huainanzi--a work of political philosophy dating back to the Han Dynasty--into English.
  • Six recent graduates will spend a year living together in Philadelphia and working for local nonprofits through the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship's Haverford House program, which strengthens the school's connection to the city next door.
  • Caroline Malapero '11 is spending the summer learning about urban farming and studying ways to help New York City plan for a sustainable future.
  • A film created by Sarah Harrison, Cole Fiedler-Kawaguchi, and Matt Liscovitz (all '13) as a final project for the class“Culture and Crisis in the Golden Age of Athens” has won the Best Picture category of the Terence Awards for Excellence in Classics Student Filmmaking.
  • With the help of funding from Haverford's Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, Anna Provitola '11 is interning at Planned Parenthood in Philadelphia, where she is helping to promote reproductive rights and sex education at the state and national level.
  • Four bi-co students are spending the summer teaching English to children and middle school teachers in China, thanks to a program sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship.
  • Hurford Humanities Center Associate Director James Weissinger '06 co-curated "Kat Culchur," an exhibition exploring the unique relationship between humans and felines. Organized by the Philadelphia artists of FLUXspace, the show debuted in London's Tate Modern art gallery this spring and is now on view through August 15 in Philadelphia.
  • Natalie Zych '11 is spending this summer in Paris, interning with two organizations that work together to promote equality in France.
  • On the schedule for the September Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe is a new production from The Groundswell Players, whose members include Ali King, Jack Meaney, Jesse Paulsen, all ‘09, and Scott Sheppard '06. For a post on the Festival blog, summer intern Ellen Freeman '11 spoke to them about their play <em>How to Solve a Bear</em> and their plans for a June 26th fundraiser.

  • In his new book, Material Culture and Jewish Thought in America, religion professor Ken Koltun-Fromm brings together the fields of cultural studies and modern Jewish thought.
  • Costigan-Humes is the first Haverford student to win a David L. Boren Scholarship, which will allow him to study Russian at St. Petersburg University during the 2010-11 academic year.

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