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  • 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. 

  • Dana Nichols ’14 has been training with the West Philly-based company since she graduated, and is now making a profession out of her passion for dance.


  • In Côte d'Ivoire, political science alumna Rebecca Levy ’04 works to fight poverty as an employee of USAID.

  • What began as a business opportunity for Adam M. Pener ’95 has become a mission: to shift the shipping industry from wood pallets to those made from environmentally friendly corrugated cardboard.

  • Fake News has become a social media scourge, and perhaps a threat to all of us. Four alumni journalists muse on what’s driving the phenomenon and how it might be stopped.

  • Haverford’s third annual Public Policy Forum invited alumni back to campus to share their experiences from working in different areas of policy, from education and the environment to healthcare and local government.

  • The co-founder of the Colibrí Center for Human Rights discussed the advocacy organization’s mission and working to end migrant death and related suffering on the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Hurford Center Emerging Artists in Residence Harlow Figa ’16 and Sarah Moses ’16 helped organize the sixth year of the film series, which kicks off on March 15 with a screening of Shirley Clarke’s 1967 film Portrait of Jason at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

  • The former deputy homeland security advisor to Barak Obama is co-teaching a course with her former advisor this semester, and gave a talk on “Migrants, Refugees, and National Security” to the community.

  • Joe Schwartz

    Phonathon season is underway...Save the date for the 10th Annual Joe Schwartz '83 Memorial 3K Run and Walk...

  • Four Fords from the Class of 2016 earned 2016/2017 Fulbright Student Awards. 

  • The Yale Ph.d. student and Haverford Latin major returned to campus to give a lecture as part of the library’s long-running Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series.