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  • Macklin Willigan ’17, who majored in political science and German studies while working on the runway, heads to a Manhattan law firm to work as a paralegal.

  • After his 8-year-old son Owen drowned on a family rafting trip, Stéphane Gerson ’88 was seized by a compulsion to write. His new memoir tells the story of his family’s journey through grief.

  • Chloe Lindeman '17, Henri Drake '15, and Katie Elbert '14 all received fellowships that will support their graduate education and research. 

  • The Bi-Co women’s ultimate team drove to Lexington, Ky., to compete in the Division-III National Championships for the fourth time since 2011.

  • Japanese Emperor Akihito is currently considering abdication. Back in 1953, the then-Japanese Crown Prince only 19 when he stopped by Haverford’s campus.

  • Geology major Henry Richardson ’83, now a self-taught artist and sculptor, manipulates enormous sheets of plate glass into ethereal sculptures in his purpose-built barn studio in the Berkshires. 

  • Enjoy a gallery of images and the video from the College’s 179th Commencement ceremony.

  • After this year’s graduation ceremony, members of the Class of 2017 took photos with their alumni parents and relatives, showcasing their Ford family spirit.

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  • Dan Greenspan '77 discusses how he has bridged his passions as a jazz bassist and bread baker.

  • In what was the third event of its kind since 1917, the classes of 1967 and 2017 convened for a meal and conversation on the eve of this year’s Commencement.

  • Former Haverford soccer player Adam Cann ’06 is a tactical wiz, and now writes about the game he loves for the Philly Soccer Page.

  • Bryon Powell ’00 followed his passion for ultramarathons to a new career editing his own distance-running website.

  • The expansion of Haverford’s Initiative in Ethical Engagement and Leadership brings opportunities for students to grapple with ethical questions in a variety of ways.

  • In a year in which the powerful historical symbol of resistance inspired a wave of new art (including the Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction), Scott Sheppard ’06 co-created and starred in The Underground Railroad Game, a lauded theater production mounted both in Philadephia and New York. 

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