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  • A headshot of Monica Maria Zorilla wearing a blush-colored blouse with rows of embroidered beads and pearls.

    As a reporter for Variety, Mónica Marie Zorrilla ’17 cranks out four to seven stories a day. One recent one? An interview with one of her favorite actors, and fellow Ford, Daniel Dae Kim '90.

  • The political science and environmental studies double major combined his interests in his thesis research on the Sunrise Movement.

  • Rachel Brodie wears a brown leather jacket and has sunglasses on her head as she sits at a riverside outdoor cafe

    The Romance languages major who has been working as an educational consultant in China since her graduation will teach English in Taiwan, where she is eager to immerse herself in the island’s diverse musical culture.

  • The political science major explored the strategy of shaming in public health, building upon her internship work on rural sanitation in Mangochi, Malawi.

  • The history major researched surveillance of pro-independence groups in Puerto Rico, a history her family had told her about but she had never learned in school on the island.

  • A headshot of Michael Rosenfeld, wearing glasses and a blazer, with green trees in the background

    Michael Rosenfeld ’78 is vice president of national production for Twin Cities Public Broadcasting. His latest project is the documentary Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie to Page, part of PBS's American Masters series.

  • On Saturday, May 29, the 325 members of the Class of 2021 became the newest members of the Haverford alumni community at an in-person, outdoor ceremony on Cope Field.

  • A horizontal grid of headshots of Deborah Ekwale, Mercedes Davis, and Valentina Zavala-Arbelaez.

    Mercedes Davis '20, Deborah Ekwale BMC '21, and Valentina Zavala-Arbelaez '21 make up the first cohort of this new fellowship, an outgrowth of the longstanding Haverford House Fellows, that partners recent graduates with entry-level positions at nonprofits in Philadelphia. 

  • The biology major and neuroscience minor is now working at the National Institutes of Health as a postbac IRTA fellow, studying cardiovascular development and abnormalities.

  • Ellen Schoder wears a gray jacket and smiles in front of trees and green grass

    The history major who has been working as a global writing and speaking fellow at NYU Shanghai since her graduation will move to Spain next year to further enrich her teaching practice.

  • The English major, French minor, and gender and sexuality concentrator is both working at Beautiful Trouble, an organization supporting social movements and grassroots change around the world, and teaching English in France.

  • The chemistry major has taken her experience to the Grayson School, where she is teaching science.

  • A headshot of Will Berson '98, wearing glasses and a red hoodie

    Berson is one of the screenwriters of Judas and the Black Messiah, which tells the story of the 1969 assassination of 21-year-old Illinois Black Panther Party Chairman Fred Hampton and the FBI informant who betrayed him.

  • A new internship honoring the memory of Kevin R. Jones ’94 will help students with a demonstrated commitment to social justice gain meaningful career-building experience.

  • The biology major and health studies minor is now an analyst at ClearView, a life sciences strategy consulting firm in New York City.