Haverford Headlines

  • Curt Cacioppo was honored recently with a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his prolific career as a composer of music that resonates with a love of Native-American cultures and concern for the plight of Native-Americans.
  • In the following interview, Tom Tritton speaks about some of his personal and professional experiences before coming to Haverford and his impressions of and plans for the college in the upcoming year.
  • With support from a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, language students and professors at Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore will be a lot more conversant with one another in the years to come.
  • Senior Beth Cooper Benjamin has created a mentoring program for Haverford women with female professors.
  • Michael Sells has received a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to study the poetics of the classical Arabic Qasida - an ancient set of poems from the pre-Islamic period, that, along with the Qur'an, is one of the two major sources of Arabic literature and civilization.
  • Alumni of color shared advice with aspiring Haverford doctors and scientists at the Minority Science Scholars Panel in November.
  • The six-year-old Bryn Mawr-Haverford Teacher Education Program gained re-accreditation this fall from the state of Pennsylvania, enabling students from both campuses to continue to gain certification as middle and high school teachers for public schools.
  • Edgar Bronfman and Richard Joel discussed Jewish life on campus with Hillel students.
  • Recent research on friction in granular materials conducted by Jerry Gollub, Haverford's John and Barbara Bush Professor in the Natural Sciences, and several of his colleagues was featured in "The Search and Discovery Section" of the September edition of Physics Today.


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