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  • Oscar Wang in the hallway of the Community College of Philadelphia

    Wang is the CEO of CollegeTogether, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Philadelphia’s underserved students through the college admissions process, and recently started Hospitality Together, a program that places ambitious college-age youth in paying jobs at some of the city’s top restaurants and prepares them for careers in the industry.

  • Haverford "folk" Monopoly board

    More than a dozen years before Parker Brothers marketed its first Monopoly board game in 1935, two Haverford College students—who also happened to be brothers—created their own handmade version.

  • Amancay (Candal Tribe) Kugler performs aerial silk acrobatics for her circus company.

    Yes Ma’am Circus has performed to critical acclaim in Chicago and Philadelphia so far.

  • The Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter commutes to Philadelphia for his steady gig as the mandolin player for the Stonethrowers.

  • Christopher Schlottmann headshot

    The co-author of the recent Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach  spoke to Cat Lazaroff ’89 about the harsh realities of industrial agriculture, personal dietary choices, and how Haverford shaped his worldview.

  • Richard Teitelbaum performing with Anthony Braxton in 2010 at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

    The Haverford music major's 50-plus-year career includes being a part of Musica Elettronica Viva, among the earliest groups to combine synthesizers with more traditional acoustic instruments.

  • Campus in winter

    Stay connected to the College and your fellow Fords with events, travel programs, and year-end giving opportunities.

  • This year’s edition of the annual event featured insights into the American economy in the current political climate from former Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews ’90 and Harvard Professor Marc Melitz ’89 alongside moderator Jennifer Kowalski ’17.

  • A Haverford alum, Gerber is widely regarded as a major influencer of the modern classical music scene. Thanks to summer work with the Haverford Libraries by Alice Berry BMC ’19, his compositions have been given new life online.

  • Molly Sheehan in front of an American flag

    Haverford alumni are stepping up as first-time political candidates, boldly challenging longtime incumbents and the political “machine” in their communities. For all, the decision to seek office is an effort to live their values. “If you feel something, don’t just throw your shoe at the TV,” says one. “Do something.”

  • Edelman's piece Goodbye Pork Pie Hat which shows a hat flying over water through mountains

    The sculptor and animator works with found objects to turn the everyday into the masterful.

  • 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.

  • Organized by the Multicultural Alumni Action Group in partnership with student organization Haverford Votes, the panel featured alumni with diverse political backgrounds sharing the importance of next month’s elections.

  • Colette Freedman in a scene from her movie Quality Problems, sitting on a swingset with another woman

    The screenwriter, actor, producer, biographer, playwright, and otherwise involved filmmaker is keeping the industry on its toes with her diverse portfolio of women-centered work.

  • As a Haverford House fellow, the sociology major is continuing work he started with his senior thesis: highlighting the experiences of people of color in predominantly white environments.