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The Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center supported astrophysics major Sam Ditkovsky's summer research on isocurvature perturbations, cosmic disturbances caused by an alteration in the ratio of the particles that comprise the fabric of the universe. The rising senior did his work at the University of Toronto’s Dunlap Institute and on Haverford’s campus.
In the first year of the Haverford-Jefferson Medical School Early Admission Program, students are taking on specialized internships in preparation for their planned enrollment at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University.
“Open science is not just about having methods and data and publications open to everyone, but also considering who participates in science. We’re interested in opening the doors of science to everybody, because more diverse perspectives among scientists produce more creative and impactful research ideas and findings.” – Professor of Psychology Benjamin Le
The KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest is an annual competition for student-submitted images from experiments or simulations that are scientifically intriguing as well as aesthetically pleasing. Judging is based on both the quality of the image and the explanation of the underlying science.
The skills picked up at Haverford—critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and a sophisticated understanding of data—have turned out to be an ideal fit for key front office roles in Major League Baseball. And as a growing number of alumni get established in the industry, they are opening doors for younger alums.
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