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“Reclaiming the Narrative(s)”: MLK Week 2023 at Haverford

“Reclaiming the Narrative(s)”: MLK Week 2023 at Haverford

ByByChristine ReimertJan 30, 20236 min read
A full week of thoughtfully curated events on campus celebrated the impact of Martin Luther King, Jr.
COOL CLASSES: “Blackness in Latin America”

COOL CLASSES: “Blackness in Latin America”

ByByRebecca RaberDec 21, 20222 min read
This community-engaged learning course has partnered with the New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia and is creating lesson plans for their future antiracism workshops.
COOL CLASSES: “‘Sociology of Family: Pop Culture, Law, and Public Policy”

COOL CLASSES: “‘Sociology of Family: Pop Culture, Law, and Public Policy”

ByByRebecca RaberDec 20, 20222 min read
This sociology course explores the family as a social institution shaped as much by historical, social, and political conditions as it is by our individual experiences.
COOL CLASSES: “Musical Cultures of the World: An Ethnomusicological Journey”

COOL CLASSES: “Musical Cultures of the World: An Ethnomusicological Journey”

ByByRebecca RaberDec 19, 20222 min read
This music course explores the world’s musical traditions through selected case studies from each of ten regions: Oceania, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North America, Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
COOL CLASSES: “Global SF Since 1945”

COOL CLASSES: “Global SF Since 1945”

ByByRebecca RaberDec 18, 20222 min read
This English course explores the explosion of SF—science fiction or speculative fiction—since World War II, by reading classics from the ’50s and ’60, as well as newer stories that engage queer identities, Afrofuturism, African futurism, and climate change.
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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: Rebecca Koweek ’22

What They Learned: Rebecca Koweek ’22

The chemistry major with a biochemistry concentration explored the enzymatic production of organic molecules with medicinal properties for her thesis.
What They Learned: Ali Altamimi ‘22

What They Learned: Ali Altamimi ‘22

For his thesis, the chemistry major synthesized a new molecule for fellow students to use in the Scarrow lab.
What They Learned: Callie Crawford ‘22

What They Learned: Callie Crawford ‘22

For her thesis, the chemistry major studied structure-function relationships of acyl carrier proteins, and how they can contribute to medicinal diversity.
What They Learned: Ravenel Davis ‘22

What They Learned: Ravenel Davis ‘22

The psychology major and neuroscience minor used her thesis to study how children understand social categories.
What They Learned: Theo Bien ‘22

What They Learned: Theo Bien ‘22

The physics major created a framework for building a robotic spotted lanternfly simulation.
What They Learned: Nuria Inez Benitez ‘22

What They Learned: Nuria Inez Benitez ‘22

The anthropology and linguistics double major compared and analyzed how diasporic and homeland communities express and convey their identities.

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: Adrian Velonis ‘22

Where They’re Headed: Adrian Velonis ‘22

The computer science and English double major now works as a technical writer for Liquibase.
Where They’re Headed: Ben Pham Roodman ’22

Where They’re Headed: Ben Pham Roodman ’22

The math major who minored in economics and computer science is joining Public Finance Management as a financial consultant.
Where They’re Headed: Julie Post ’22

Where They’re Headed: Julie Post ’22

The anthropology major and health studies minor is studying to become a certified nurse-midwife at Vanderbilt University.
Where They’re Headed: Lucy Zhao ’22

Where They’re Headed: Lucy Zhao ’22

The biology major is starting Harvard University’s Ph.D. program in biological and biomedical sciences.
Where They’re Headed: Jianing Mu ‘22

Where They’re Headed: Jianing Mu ‘22

The psychology major, with minors in neuroscience and statistics, is pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin.
Where They’re Headed: Jackson Trevor ‘22

Where They’re Headed: Jackson Trevor ‘22

The political science major is working as a corporate paralegal at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York City.

Cool Classes

A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience. View More posts tagged Cool Classes
COOL CLASSES: “Blackness in Latin America”

COOL CLASSES: “Blackness in Latin America”

This community-engaged learning course has partnered with the New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia and is creating lesson plans for their future antiracism workshops.
COOL CLASSES: “‘Sociology of Family: Pop Culture, Law, and Public Policy”

COOL CLASSES: “‘Sociology of Family: Pop Culture, Law, and Public Policy”

This sociology course explores the family as a social institution shaped as much by historical, social, and political conditions as it is by our individual experiences.
COOL CLASSES: “Musical Cultures of the World: An Ethnomusicological Journey”

COOL CLASSES: “Musical Cultures of the World: An Ethnomusicological Journey”

This music course explores the world’s musical traditions through selected case studies from each of ten regions: Oceania, South Asia, East Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North America, Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America.
COOL CLASSES: “Global SF Since 1945”

COOL CLASSES: “Global SF Since 1945”

This English course explores the explosion of SF—science fiction or speculative fiction—since World War II, by reading classics from the ’50s and ’60, as well as newer stories that engage queer identities, Afrofuturism, African futurism, and climate change.
COOL CLASSES: “(Digitally) Narrating Second Language Identities”

COOL CLASSES: “(Digitally) Narrating Second Language Identities”

This Spanish course explores students’ experience in bicultural/bilingual homes, or abroad, and of the subjectivities they develop through their use of a second/foreign language.
COOL CLASSES: “Feminist Neuroscience”

COOL CLASSES: “Feminist Neuroscience”

This psychology course explores how social conceptions of sex, gender, and sexuality have shaped the current iterations and history of neuroendocrinology and sex differences research.

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: Tri-Co Law Review

CLUB LIFE: Tri-Co Law Review

A new incarnation and expansion of the former Haverford Law Review, the The Tri-Co Law Review aims to publish law-related articles by writers from all three campuses.
Club Life: College Radio Lives Again

Club Life: College Radio Lives Again

WHRC is bringing radio back to campus.
Haverford Fishing Club Will Reel You In

Haverford Fishing Club Will Reel You In

The new club provides students of all skill levels with an opportunity to hit the open water, catch fish, and learn about underwater environments.
Club Life: Korean Culture Club

Club Life: Korean Culture Club

First-years Yehyun Song and Heewon Yang have restarted the Korean Culture club to create a safe space for the Asian community.
Dancing with the HaverRitmo Dance Group

Dancing with the HaverRitmo Dance Group

This fall, Bria Nixon BMC ’22 and Becca Zaletofsky BMC ’24 revamped a dormant Latin dance group for the Bi-Co.
Haverford Excels at 82nd Annual Putnam Mathematics Competition

Haverford Excels at 82nd Annual Putnam Mathematics Competition

Haverford ranked 17th out of 427 schools at the competitive collegiate mathematics competition, with numerous students achieving high placements.