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  • A headshot of Casey Londergan taken outside

    The chemistry professor and his team of collaborators from institutions across the country have been selected for a grant that will support the creation of new models for teaching physical chemistry. 

  • This core course in the astronomy program uses observations of the night skies—made in campus’ Strawbridge Observatory—to learn about the astrophysics of the Universe.

  • The Hurford Center’s yearlong “Imagining Abolitionist Futures” series explores the possibilities of arts and humanities programming to aid the struggle to dismantle the carceral state and build reparative practices and institutions.

  • A student sitting around a table in the classroom with their computer showing a grid of students in the United Arab Emirates on the screen

    Thanks to a recent grant from the Stevens Initiative, the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship is bringing a virtual exchange program with American University of Sharjah to four Haverford classrooms this year. 

  • Photo of Spanish professor Ariana Huberman sitting and holding her new book, "Keeping the Mystery Alive: Jewish Mysticism in Latin American Cultural Production"

    The associate professor of Spanish talks about her new book, which investigates the underlying themes of Jewish mysticism in modern Latin American art.

  • 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.