SCHOLARSHIP HELPS HAVERFORD BUILD BRIDGES WITH THE ISLAMIC WORLD
About a year after Sept. 11, 2001, Professor of Astronomy Bruce Partridge was meeting with close friend and Haverford alumnus Jim Kinsella ‘82 in London. Both bemoaned the poor relations between the Islamic and Western worlds—particularly the United States—and wondered what Haverford might do to help counteract the growing hostilities. They came up with the idea of a scholarship that would bring Islamic students to Haverford, where they would see a different, more positive side of America.
CANTOR FITZGERALD GALLERY PRESENTS DISCOVERY AND DESPAIR—THE STORY OF THE DORA FACTORY
Secrets of the underground production of German V-1 and V-2 rockets, the dark and foreboding beginning of the modern space age, will be shown in a display of photographs by Philadelphia-based photographer Alvin Gilens at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Sept. 15-Oct. 20. An opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 15, from 5-7 p.m. at the Gallery.
ABBY ROSENHECK '99 EDUCATES AND EMPOWERS THROUGH URBAN SPROUTS GARDEN PROGRAM
For some, gardening is a quiet hobby; for Abby Rosenheck '99, however, urban agriculture has become a force for social change. Rosenheck is co-founder and executive director of Urban Sprouts, a garden-based education non-profit operating in four San Francisco schools. Committed to educating middle and high school students in San Francisco's underserved areas, the program hopes to bolster academic performance, health and nutrition, ecoliteracy, and youth development.
NEWS FROM ALUMNI RELATIONS
We are pleased to announce that the members of the Alumni Association Executive Awards Committee have selected the alumni listed below to receive alumni awards during Volunteer Weekend, Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2006. The awards will be presented on Friday evening at the Volunteer Dinner with President Tom Tritton and the Board of Managers in Founders Great Hall.

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