Assistant Professor of Chemistry Lou Charkoudian '03 has lots of books in her office, but two have particular significance: the chemistry textbooks she used when she was a Haverford student in the organic chemistry classes of professors Karin Åkerfeldt and Fran Blase, who are now Charkoudian’s colleagues.
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Amira Abujbara ’17 was completely new to fencing when she joined the Haverford team as a sophomore. In just three short years, the foilist rose to the rank of team captain while her fencing prowess earned her a spot on the national team of her native Qatar.