Haverford Headlines

  • More than 25 years after first laying eyes on a cloth-draped stone statue in Japan, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies Hank Glassman published his book on Buddhist deity Jizō.
  • The Benjamin R. Collins Professor of Social Sciences and associate professor of political science writes about Ecuador's reasons for granting asylum to WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange.

  • The geochemist will continue her work on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in a collaborative project that will examine what happened chemically to the oil and to the dispersants used in the aftermath of the disaster.
  • As coordinator of student activities and leadership, Lavner will work to enrich the co-curricular lives of students, including helping the more than 145 student-run clubs and organizations on campus plan events, coordinate trips, fund-raise, and organize conferences and symposia.
  • In his new book, Almost a Psychopath, forensic psychiatrist Ron Schouten '75 examines the range of behavioral and emotional issues that fall between "normal and fullblown pathology."
  • This summer Amy and Chris McCann (both '02) launched a live-in life-skills program for young adults with special needs on campus that was staffed by current students.
  • The associate professor of political science discusses the reappointment of Prime Minister Cheick Modibo Diarra and his new deadline to form a unity government in Mali.

  • Staff counsel for watchdog group Common Cause, Spaulding weighs in on the ethical issues surrounding Representative John F. Tierney's family finances.

  • Former WHRC DJ Jennifer C. Waits '89 chronicles nine decades of campus broadcasting.
  • Marlene Schwartz '88 works on the front lines of the childhood obesity epidemic, advocating for changes that will help families make healthier choices.
  • Kelsey Capron '12 volunteers at a maternity center in Jacmel, Haiti.
  • He's composed art songs, a Latin jazz-inspired suite, a work for a Taiko drum ensemble, and more. Now versatile L.A.-based composer David Arbury '95 is creating the score for the comedy web series Couch Surfers.
  • During a summer in Ghana, Helen Farley '14 interned with an organization devoted to developing writers and illustrators of books for kids.
  • Mario Cotto '98, a DJ at Los Angeles' free-form community station KCRW, has the dream job he didn't even know he wanted.
  • NPR's "Morning Edition" interviews the <em>Wall Street Journal</em> columnist about his just-published book <em>Red Ink,</em> which explores the bitter politics surrounding the federal budget.


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