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  • The new artistic and managing director at Allentown Public Theater aims to make theater for the people of Allentown and stage performances all over the small Pennsylvanian city. 

  • The CEO of Global Blood Therapeutics spoke to Haverford magazine about his company's experimental drug, GBT440,  and its promise in treating people with sickle cell disease.

  • Heidi Witmer ’02, founder of the LEAF Project, brings together diverse groups of teenagers to learn about nutrition, cooking, and farming—and the values of hard work, entrepreneurship, and sustainable living.

  • A talented team of student photographers helps the Office of College Communications document life at Haverford for the web, social media, the magazine, and posterity. Here are some of their stories and favorite shots.

  • Many scholarship recipients have a deep sense of connection to their alumni benefactors.

  • Self-described introvert Heidi Kasevich ’87 founded the Quiet Education program to empower quieter voices in classrooms often dominated by those who are most inclined to speak.

  • After his 8-year-old son Owen drowned on a family rafting trip, Stéphane Gerson ’88 was seized by a compulsion to write. His new memoir tells the story of his family’s journey through grief.

  • Japanese Emperor Akihito is currently considering abdication. Back in 1953, the then-Japanese Crown Prince only 19 when he stopped by Haverford’s campus.

  • Geology major Henry Richardson ’83, now a self-taught artist and sculptor, manipulates enormous sheets of plate glass into ethereal sculptures in his purpose-built barn studio in the Berkshires. 

  • Dan Greenspan '77 discusses how he has bridged his passions as a jazz bassist and bread baker.

  • Former Haverford soccer player Adam Cann ’06 is a tactical wiz, and now writes about the game he loves for the Philly Soccer Page.

  • Bryon Powell ’00 followed his passion for ultramarathons to a new career editing his own distance-running website.

  • The expansion of Haverford’s Initiative in Ethical Engagement and Leadership brings opportunities for students to grapple with ethical questions in a variety of ways.

  • In a year in which the powerful historical symbol of resistance inspired a wave of new art (including the Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction), Scott Sheppard ’06 co-created and starred in The Underground Railroad Game, a lauded theater production mounted both in Philadephia and New York. 

  • Dana Nichols ’14 has been training with the West Philly-based company since she graduated, and is now making a profession out of her passion for dance.