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  • Back in the 1990s, neuroscientist Andrew Newberg began scanning the brains of people deep in meditation. Since then, he’s done hundreds of brain scans of people engaged in spiritual and religious practices, along the way becoming a pioneer in a new field called neurotheology, which is revealing the connections between these practices and emotional and physical health.

  • The former Ford field hocker player is now pursuing graduate education in Denmark, where she was recently the first non-Dane to be voted Female Player of the Year by the Dansk Hockey Union.

  • Lisa Silverman’s work is all about finding the proverbial smoking gun. As managing director at global corporate-investigations firm K2 Intelligence, LLC, Silverman, who is based in Chicago, conducts multinational investigations for clients usually looking to identify bad actors in high-stakes white-collar dealings.

  • The student-led Haverford Innovation Platform brought four experienced entrepreneur alumni to campus to launch their Innovation Platform series.

  • The Multicultural Alumni Action Group welcomed five political insiders, all Bi-Co alumni, back to campus to discuss the upcoming election and its implications. 

  • Mark Kleiman ’72, professor of public policy at NYU’s Marron Institute of Urban Management, and Eric Sterling ’73, executive director of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, were the speakers at this year’s Alumni Economics Forum.

  • Politico Reporters Annie Karni ’04 and Alex Isenstadt ’07 race to cover the campaign of a lifetime.

  • Walter Sorrells ’85 makes sure his products are always looking sharp—both literally and figuratively. 

  • Marvel comic book editor Emily Shaw ’10 shares details from her world of storytelling and character creation.

  • The Chester Theater Company artistic director and playwright is an integral part of the bold Berkshires theater scene.

  • José Padín, Class of 1907

    Join alumni for the the panel discussion ELECTION 2016: “What’s at Stake?”... Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the José Padín Scholarship… Alumni Awards nomination deadline is September 30...and more.

  • For his thesis, the chemistry major worked on a computational problem of a lab in Montreal, where he had previously conducted a summer research internship.

  • The political science major researched how bipartisan consensus on criminal justice reform changed from the 1994 Crime Bill to the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act.

  • The computer science major studied how machine learning models work by using a novel approach to determine which features of a data set are the most useful to the model.

  • The anthropology major, who minored in health studies and earned a concentration in Africana studies, researched Nigeria’s healthcare system and HIV programs for her senior thesis.