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  • Helen White writes in a notebook on the beach of the Delaware Bay, the site of a 2020 oil spill she conducted research on.

    Even during a pandemic, sabbaticals prove invaluable for faculty and students.

  • Asali Solomon smiles widely, resting her head on her hand

    The author and professor of English is one of 12 Philadelphia area artists across disciplines to be selected for an unrestricted $75,000 grant and focused professional advancement opportunities from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage. 

  • Clyde Daly smiles outside in front of a tree, wearing a blue shirt

    The assistant professor of chemistry and his collaborators from the University of Pittsburgh are one of the teams from 54 universities and 11 national labs selected for $540 million in funding to transform energy production and cut emissions. 

  • The professor of fine arts portrays her emotions, identity, and experience through richly layered paintings with “Surfacing,” her fourth exhibition in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery.

  • A headshot of Foen Peng smiling and wearing glasses outside.

    A paper in the latest issue of Science, co-authored by Haverford Assistant Professor of Biology Foen Peng, finds that immune response in threespine stickleback fish to freshwater tapeworms cost them their fertility, thus some populations chose to tolerate the parasites.

  • Faculty member writes on a blackboard

    Highlighting faculty professional activities, including conferences, exhibitions, performances, awards, and publications.

  • A grid of eight professor headshots

    This year, new professors joined the Departments of Chemistry, East Asian Languages and Cultures, History, Music, and Spanish, as well as the Gender and Sexuality Studies and Health Studies Programs. 

  • Lou wears a plaid jacket and smiles in front of some trees

    The associate professor of chemistry studies natural product pathways, and this new funding from the National Science Foundation will support research that explores why these biological events cannot be recapitulated outside their natural contexts.

  • Richard Bernstein

    The philosopher taught at Haverford from 1966-89.

  • Professor Molly Farneth stands in front of Founder's Hall.

    The associate professor of religion will use the support to study the activism and religious development of writer Grace Lee Boggs in Detroit this summer.

  • Nikki Young turns to the camera, smiling, next to a window

    The current associate provost for equity and inclusive excellence at Bucknell University will become Haverford’s vice president for institutional equity and access and professor of religion and gender and sexuality studies on Aug. 15. 

  • Faculty member writes on a blackboard

    Highlighting faculty professional activities, including conferences, exhibitions, performances, awards, and publications.

  • Headshots of Alvin Grissom (left) and Ryan Lei (right)

    The assistant professor of computer science and the assistant professor of psychology are collaborating on interdisciplinary research to understand artificially generated faces and the racial bias of how they are perceived. 

  • Lou wears a tie-dye lab coat and blue latex gloves, holding up a petri dish in her lab.

    The associate professor of chemistry is the inaugural recipient of the Silvia Ronco Innovative Mentor Award, honoring both her success in chemical sciences and her mentorship of undergraduate researchers.

  • This Bi-Co Education Program course empowers students to explore and enact theories of change and pathways of action in educational institutions and systems by drawing on fieldwork in disciplines from museum studies and social work to art and music.