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Cancer cells
Tuesday, July 17, 2018

What They Learned: Caleb Mayer '18

Not every undergraduate has their independent research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), but Caleb Mayer '18 is one of the select few. The mathematics major and psychology minor spent a summer studying mathematical models for how different types of cancer cells respond to various treatments, thanks to the NSF's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. When it came time to design a senior thesis project, he knew he wanted to do something similarly interdisciplinary, building on his cancer cell models.

"What They Learned" is a blog series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates. 

Molly Sheehan at an event
Monday, July 16, 2018

Moved to Run

Haverford alumni are stepping up as first-time political candidates, boldly challenging longtime incumbents and the political “machine” in their communities. For all, the decision to seek office is an effort to live their values. 

Read Moved to Run in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Molly Sheehan ’07 ran in a primary race that attracted nine other candidates for a seat in a Congressional district whose borders were re-drawn mid-campaign. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson

Friday, July 6, 2018

Summer Centered: Claire Burdick ’19

Claire Burdick ’19, a psychology major concentrating in peace, justice, and human rights, is interning at the St. Louis Zoo this summer.

"This internship will help me achieve my future goals because it is giving me a taste of what doing animal behavior research for a job is really like,” Burdick says, “and is going to help me build the foundation of skills I'll need if I end up working in the animal-behavior field.”

Burdick will intern at the St. Louis Zoo thanks to the Center for Career and Professional Advising’s Liberal Arts in the Workplace grants. "Summer Centered" is a series exploring our students' Center-funded summer work.

A bus stop on campus with a crowd of people and a bus
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Campus

Our campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping; more than 50 academic, athletic, and residential buildings; and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens, and wooded areas.

Growth and structure of cities majors and co-heads of the Bi-Co Architecture Club, Nicky Rhodes ’19 and Austin Huber ’19 used skills developed in an architecture studio course to design the new Victorian-inspired bus stop and bike shelter near the North Dorms. Photo: Justin Brendel '18.