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    The Lighted Fools improv/sketch comedy group performed their first show of the semester.

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    Founded last fall, Charcuterie Union provides tasty sliced delicacies—as well as the history and knowledge that goes into preparing them—to anyone looking to refine their palettes and culinary intellect.

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    Tosin Alliyu and Owen Janson will spend next year traveling the world in pursuit of independent research projects cultivated on an international scale thanks to $30,000 awards.

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    The gallery’s latest exhibit, Unwilling, reimagines passive sadness as a powerful refusal. At its opening, visitors could watch the conclusion of an all-day, site-specific dance performance, hear a talk by the curators, and taste a custom beer brewed specifically for the exhibit.

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    Right after his junior year, Jeremy Zoll ’12 landed a summer internship in the front office of a major league baseball team, and it’s been a meteoric rise ever since. Today he’s director of minor league operations for the Minnesota Twins.

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    Spring arrived on March 20, trailed by a nor'easter that forced the cancellation of classes. Yet Fords on campus and around the world celebrated not only the change of season, but the enduring qualities of the College. Students, advocates, and volunteers reached out by tabling, email, text, and social media. By securing more than 1,833 gifts in the first 1,833 minutes of spring, the College captured a $250,000 match, boosting the grand total given to $870,749.

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    This new course offers students the opportunity to gain intensive first-hand experience working with people in a psychological services or social services setting to provide a supervised platform on which to apply what they have learned in their psychology coursework to helping others in a hands-on way.

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    Highlighting faculty professional activities, including conferences, exhibitions, performances, awards, and publications.

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    The professor of mathematics and statistics recently earned funding to create and host a “Careers in Biostatistics” event, featuring professionals and graduate students from the field to introduce the discipline to Haverford’s growing body of statisticians.

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    The College received a record number of applications this year and offered admission to 877 students.

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    In the fifth year of Haverford’s annual energy conservation competition, the College reduced electricity consumption by 10 percent, saving about 6,200 kWh over its three-week period.

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    Political science major Nick Barile '18 won an essay contest to attend the annual conference on international security policy where prime ministers and other political leaders, senior intelligence and defense officials, and CEOs from around the world gathered to debate current and future challenges.

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    The assistant professor of chemistry is one of only two dozen early career academic scientists to receive this year's honor, which comes with a $100,000 award.

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    During her Velay Fellowship last summer, math major Charlotte Eisenberg ’19 wrote an algorithm to predict outcomes in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. Now, she’s testing it against live tournament outcomes.

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    This course surveys electrochemical concepts relevant to real-world technologies—in particular those that advance renewable energy—through a combination of mini-lectures to introduce the topics and student-led discussions on current research in the field.

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