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  • Nobel laureate George P. Smith is mobbed by selfie seekers at an event at the University of Missouri

    Smith, one of three Nobel laureates in chemistry this year, is the fourth Haverford College alum to win a Nobel Prize and the second—after Joseph Taylor Jr.—from the Class of 1963.

  • Headshot of Bruce Partridge

    The emeritus professor of astronomy was part of an international crew of scientists recognized with one of the most prestigious awards in cosmology for their work on the Planck mission.

  • The assistant professor of chemistry is part of a team awarded $75,000 from the National Science Foundation to fund a new educational initiative that will prepare students in STEM fields to persevere through challenges and failures in the classroom and lab.  

  • Russell, who has spent the past few years as the managing artistic director of the Allentown Public Theatre, will further her theater studies at the Universität Gießen in Germany.

  • Ken Ruto in the VCAM Maker Space

    The computer science major received $25,000 to support the development of Flux, a smart water meter designed to improve water systems in his home country of Kenya.

  • Julian Schneider portrait

    The philosophy and political science double major, who is currently pursuing an M.A. in nationalism studies at Hungary's Central European University, will spend next year at Kent Law School's master's in law program in the U.K.

  • The six new Haverford House fellows

    Sabea Evans, Callie Kennedy, Claire Michel, TJ von Oehsen, Sara Ozawa, and Jason Sanchez will spend next year working at Philadelphia nonprofits and strengthening connections between the College and the city.

  • Founders cupola

    Noah Bloch '16, Jonathan DeWitt '16, Grace Klinges '15, Lindsey Lopes '16, and Katie Ulrich '14 all received fellowships from the National Science Foundation that will support their graduate education and research.

  • Black-and-white headshot of Nicholson Baker and a portrait of Anya Krugovoy Silver wearing a colorful headwrap

    Nicholson Baker ’79 and Anya Krugovoy Silver ’90 were honored with a grant from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to support their independent writing projects.

  • George O'Hara portrait in front of flowers

    The chemistry and Russian double major will continue combining his love of the natural sciences and foreign languages in Kiev, Ukraine, where he will conduct research on the integration of addiction treatment and HIV services into primary care clinics.

  • Maggie Steinberg portrait

    The Latin major has earned both a Haverford Classics Utraque Lingua grant and a fellowship from UC Berkeley to attend that university's Intensive Greek Workshop for 10 weeks this summer. 

  • Charles Hale standing in front of Haverford House

    The former biology major and current Haverford House fellow is headed to the Czech Republic to continue studying an invasive plant that was the focus of his senior thesis research.

  • Sam Epstein portrait

    The chemistry major and biochemistry concentrator is one of 221 students from across the country chosen for the premiere undergraduate science scholarship of its kind.

  • Brett Pogostin '18 (left) and Ulf Olsson

    In Ulf Olsson's lab in Lund, Sweden, the chemistry major will study how lipid molecules impact the peptide aggregation that forms plaques in the brain of Parkinson's patients.

  • Owen Janson, in a mushroom hat, and Tosin Alliyu

    Tosin Alliyu and Owen Janson will spend next year traveling the world in pursuit of independent research projects cultivated on an international scale thanks to $30,000 awards.

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