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Sam Ditkovsky '20
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Summer Centered: Sam Ditkovsky '20 Explores the Cosmos

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.

"Summer Centered" is a series exploring our students' Center-funded summer work. Photo: Patrick Montero. 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Pre-Med Students Practice Ethical Health Care

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.

The Haverford-Jefferson Medical School Early Admission Scholars pictured from left to right: Clara Farrehi '20, Sheraz Qamar '20, Charlie Siegel '20, Carley Pazzi '20, and Rory Seymour '20. Photo: Patrick Montero.

A man teaches in front of a group of students with laptops
Friday, August 16, 2019

Free for All

“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

Read "Free for All" in the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Le’s new course “Open Science and Inclusive Psychology” is one of the nation’s only undergraduate courses of its kind. Photo: Cole Samson '19

A Streptomyces coelicolor spore grown on a semi-solid agar plate
Monday, August 12, 2019

KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest

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.

Renata DiDonato '19 won third place in the 2019 contest for "A Streptomyces coelicolor spore grown on a semi-solid agar plate."

Charlotte Eisenberg '19 poses on the baseball field
Friday, August 9, 2019

Pipeline to the MLB

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.

Read "Pipeline to the MLB" in the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Haverford Magazine.

The analytic skills of math major Charlotte Eisenberg '19 earned her a trainee position with the Texas Rangers—thanks to a connection she forged with Casey Fox '15, a player development assistant with the team. Photo: Patrick Montero