Before he ever set foot on Haverford's campus, Justin Turkus '08 got a taste of life at a small, selective, service-oriented liberal arts institution as a student at the United World College (UWC)-USA in Montezuma, N.M.
More than 200 alumni, students, friends, and other well-wishers came out on a rainy Saturday morning on April 22 to celebrate the formal dedication of the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.
Commencement is a time when graduates receive many gifts and good wishes. In true Haverford style, the Class of 2006 was also giving back as they turned in their caps and gowns and celebrated their accomplishments.
This summer, more than 50 Haverford students will scatter across the country and world as they volunteer, serve internships, and participate in research projects, all sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship.
Growing up amid the Green Mountain State's natural beauty gave William Longo '07 an inclination to protect the environment. Last fall, he had a chance to indulge this instinct with the Semester in Environmental Science (SES) program at the Marine Biology Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass.
Anirudh Suri '06 won a Carnegie Endowment Junior Fellowship this year, and will be going to Washington, D.C., to work with Ashley Tellis, a Senior Assistant in the Carnegie Institute South Asia program.