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  • Quaker & Special Collections has digitized the more than 1,000-issue archive of Friends Journal, making a six-decade record of Quaker life and ideas easily accessible.
  • On Oct. 6, at the Franklin Institute, Besse was given the William Way LGBT Community Center's inaugural Humanitarian of the Year award along with a citation from the Mayor of Philadelphia.

  • <em>Laws of the Pipe</em>, the latest Navona Records release by the Ruth Marshall Magill Professor of Music, will be out on Oct. 30, on the eve of Native American Heritage Month.

  • The student-organized event, which explored the theme "Crossing Borders," featured Haverford's incoming president Dan Weiss as one of the speakers.

  • The Assistant Professor of Chemistry is being honored for his dual role as a“scholar-educator” with $505,424 to fund his research.
  • At the annual African Movies Academy Awards, known as the "Africa Oscars," Kwame Nyong'o '94 won the Best Animation category for his short film The Legend of Ngong Hill.
  • The professor of biology will receive $350,612 from the National Institutes of Health to use animal models to study protein aggregation in Huntington's disease.
  • The associate professor of political science is interviewed about possible military intervention in Mali by West African regional bloc ECOWAS.

  • The <em>Science of Relationships</em> author and associate professor is interviewed about his research in an article about separation anxiety.

  • Araceli Garcia del Soto, an expert on international humanitarian work and programs aimed at populations affected by violence, will teach a course and run three workshops during a semester-long residency at Haverford.
  • The art history scholar will research contemporary art and issues of transcultural identity in Tunisia and Morocco
  • The retired New Jersey Supreme Court justice, who was the recipient of the Jose Padin Puerto Rican Scholarship at Haverford, is one of four honorees being recognized by the Puerto Rican Action Committee during Hispanic Heritage month.

  • Benson describes her summer at Casa Materna Mary Ann Jackman, which provides care and community for mothers with high-risk pregnancies, to Nicaragua's English-language news service.

  • It was an intense, exhilarating summer in Washington, D.C., for White House intern Samantha Fay '14.
  • The musical director of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's production of <em>Assasins</em> talks about his work with that company.

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