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Emeritus Professor of Psychology Doug Davis went to the Philippines in 2014 with pioneering human rights attorney Bob Swift '68 as he distributed some of the $19 million won in a landmark case brought on behalf of thousands of victims of the Ferdinand Marcos regime’s reign of terror.
“Arriving at Haverford...you sort of wonder where you’re going. But...after you start to build a life and allow yourself to grow and be challenged by the chaotic world around you, do you realize that this experience that places a great deal ofemphasis on honor and integrity and personal growth...shaped and informed your decisions in daily life.” –Shaun Hill '01, founder of Hill Farmstead Brewery.
“Three thousand dollars wasn’t enough to cover a Haverford tuition, but that’s what we could pay, and that’s what we did pay. To think that I was able to get that kind of degree in those circumstances... it’s amazing.” –Beverly Ortega-Babers '84, member of the first class of women at Haverford and chief administrative officer of the U.S. Mint.
The former president of Swarthmore College and renowned epidemiologist known for leading teams that unraveled Legionnaires’ disease and toxic shock syndrome, Haverford biology major David Fraser '65 has approached his late-in-life art career with the same zeal and curiosity he employed as a scientist and physician.
Saturday afternoon of Family & Friends Weekend will focus on Haverford alumni who are prominent leaders in business, as we celebrate Howard W. Lutnick ’83 and his 21 years of service on Haverford’s Board, and we honor the legacy of the late John C. Whitehead ’43.
The keynote event features Adi Ignatius '81, editor in chief of Harvard Business Review, who will interview Lutnick, chairman and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners. Get the full schedule of events.
History and chemistry double-major Max Findley '15, the former co-captain of Haverford’s fencing team, took some time to talk to Haverford magazine about the venerable sport of fencing and why it has held him in thrall since elementary school.
Read "Anatomy of an Athlete" in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Haverford Magazine.
*We have a very tiny magic 8 ball.