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Sharing Student Ideas in Student-Run Philosophy Consortium

Sharing Student Ideas in Student-Run Philosophy Consortium

ByByZhao Gu GammageDecember 3, 20213 min read
The Haverford Department of Philosophy’s first event of the semester focused on undergraduate papers and undergraduate ideas.
COOL CLASSES: “Ethics and Use of Mathematics with a Focus on Antiracism”

COOL CLASSES: “Ethics and Use of Mathematics with a Focus on Antiracism”

ByByRebecca RaberDecember 2, 20215 min read
This co-taught seminar explores what it means to “do math ethically,” to emphasize the ways in which mathematics is inherently political, and to think about anti-racism in mathematical disciplines.
Jess Libow ‘16 Finds an Intersection of Health Studies and English

Jess Libow ‘16 Finds an Intersection of Health Studies and English

ByByAidan York ’24November 29, 20214 min read
The English major was the second speaker in this year’s Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series, detailing her path in academia and current research.
Finding Community and Themselves at the Haverfarm

Finding Community and Themselves at the Haverfarm

ByByKevin ChabrielNovember 22, 20213 min read
Michelle Tran ‘23 forged a connection to land, food, and people by working at the campus farm, where they’ve discovered that they are, in fact, a farmer.
Hee Sook Kim Brings Beauty to the Airport

Hee Sook Kim Brings Beauty to the Airport

ByByRebecca RaberNovember 19, 20214 min read
The professor of fine arts’ latest commission is a site-specific installation in Terminal C of the Philadelphia International Airport that was designed to bring joy and color to weary travelers.
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What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates. View More posts tagged What They Learned
What They Learned: Fiona Kegler ’21

What They Learned: Fiona Kegler ’21

The religion major learned how Protestant theological concepts have encouraged the social construction of Mississippi’s Black Codes and American penal systems.
What They Learned: Molly Hawkins ’21

What They Learned: Molly Hawkins ’21

The religion major studied prosperity theology’s role in Christian faith-based social services organizations.
What They Learned: Raynor Bond-Ashpole ’21

What They Learned: Raynor Bond-Ashpole ’21

The history major and sociology and environmental studies double minor analyzed the role of the levee in producing and reproducing Jim Crow along the Mississippi River.
What They Learned: Yvonne Yan ’21

What They Learned: Yvonne Yan ’21

The political science major, who also majored in psychology, explored China’s lack of military allies for her thesis.
What They Learned: Anqi Yan ’21

What They Learned: Anqi Yan ’21

The growth and structure of cities major studied the politics of civil society in Shenzhen, China.
What They Learned: Leonard Gadicke ’21

What They Learned: Leonard Gadicke ’21

The English major explored the religious references in J.D. Salinger’s “Franny and Zooey.”

Where They’re Headed

A blog series detailing the post-Haverford plans of our recent graduates. View More posts tagged Where They’re Headed
Where They’re Headed: Benjamin Goldman ’21

Where They’re Headed: Benjamin Goldman ’21

The computer science major is working as a software engineer at Facebook.
Where They’re Headed: Chace Pulley ’21

Where They’re Headed: Chace Pulley ’21

The political science major is working as a Weil Legal Innovator fellow at Tahirih Justice Center before beginning law school at Columbia in 2023.
Where They’re Headed: Brett Mozarsky ’21

Where They’re Headed: Brett Mozarsky ’21

The chemistry major is testing the efficacy and safety of drugs in clinical cancer trials at the National Cancer Institute.
Where They’re Headed: Matthew Danielson ’21

Where They’re Headed: Matthew Danielson ’21

The chemistry major is pursuing a master’s degree in neuroscience at King’s College London.
Where They’re Headed: Sarah Evenson ’21

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Evenson ’21

The sociology major is finishing her master’s of bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania as part of Haverford’s 4+1 Bioethics Program.
Where They’re Headed: Johanna Batterton ’21

Where They’re Headed: Johanna Batterton ’21

The chemistry major is pursuing a master’s in environmental engineering at Northwestern University this fall.

Cool Classes

A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience. View More posts tagged Cool Classes
COOL CLASSES: “Ethics and Use of Mathematics with a Focus on Antiracism”

COOL CLASSES: “Ethics and Use of Mathematics with a Focus on Antiracism”

This co-taught seminar explores what it means to “do math ethically,” to emphasize the ways in which mathematics is inherently political, and to think about anti-racism in mathematical disciplines.
COOL CLASSES: “Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetics”

COOL CLASSES: “Statistical Thermodynamics and Kinetics”

This chemistry course offers a quantitative approach to the description and prediction of behavior in chemical systems.
COOL CLASSES: “Beauty Problems: Rhetoric, Aesthetics, and Philosophy”

COOL CLASSES: “Beauty Problems: Rhetoric, Aesthetics, and Philosophy”

This visual studies course examines a series of problems that beauty and other sensuous pleasures make for philosophy, film, and contemporary art.
COOL CLASSES: “Finding a Voice: Identity, Environment, and Intellectual Inquiry”

COOL CLASSES: “Finding a Voice: Identity, Environment, and Intellectual Inquiry”

This intensive first-year writing seminar considers students’ fluid relationship to identities that they examine, explore, and take on through course materials.
COOL CLASSES: “Topics in Astrophysics: Extragalatic Data Science”

COOL CLASSES: “Topics in Astrophysics: Extragalatic Data Science”

Students learn some of the current understanding of how galaxies in our Universe form and evolve over time, as well as the data science techniques commonly used by extragalactic researchers in their work.
COOL CLASSES: “Sensing Beyond the Human”

COOL CLASSES: “Sensing Beyond the Human”

This anthropology course explores human attempts to extend sensory capacities through robots, sensors, nonhuman animals, and plants, considering how colonialism, race, disability, gender, and surveillance shape the desire to sense beyond the human.

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus. View More posts tagged The Club Life at Haverford
CLUB LIFE: Jamming With the Bi-Co Jazz Band

CLUB LIFE: Jamming With the Bi-Co Jazz Band

This student-run club gives Fords and Mawrters an opportunity to play jazz together.
Club Life: Haverpong

Club Life: Haverpong

Haverford’s new club gives students a space to relax and enjoy a game of ping pong.
Club Life: Active Minds

Club Life: Active Minds

Founded in 2018 by Charlotte Scott ‘21, Althea Sellers ‘21, Anna Bacharach ‘21, and Rachel Spitzer ‘21, Active Minds gives students at Haverford access to conversations, guidance, and resources surrounding mental health.
Club Life: Quiz Bowl

Club Life: Quiz Bowl

Haverford’s academic competition team has been keeping up its activity and engagement despite the difficulties presented by the pandemic.
Club Life: FUCS Brings the Music to You

Club Life: FUCS Brings the Music to You

The Federation United Concert Series is a group committed to bringing an eclectic range of musical acts right to your doorstep.
CLUB LIFE: Lame Ducks Are Anything But

CLUB LIFE: Lame Ducks Are Anything But

Haverford’s long-standing, midnight-skating, stick-wielding, hoagie-eating ice hockey team is open to all players, regardless of skill level.