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WHERE THEY’RE HEADED: Jordyn Greenbaum ’20

WHERE THEY’RE HEADED: Jordyn Greenbaum ’20

ByByClaire Nicholas ’21May 11, 20213 min read
The biology major and neuroscience minor is now working at the National Institutes of Health as a postbac IRTA fellow, studying cardiovascular development and abnormalities.
Club Life: 180 Degree Consulting

Club Life: 180 Degree Consulting

ByBySally Pearson ’21May 10, 20213 min read
Founded in 2017, the Bi-Co’s chapter of 180 Degree Consulting helps students get hand-on experience in the consulting industry.
“In the Works” Displays the Beauty of Progression

“In the Works” Displays the Beauty of Progression

ByByAidan York ’24May 1, 20214 min read
The student-curated exhibit displayed in VCAM this semester showcased the beauty of incompleteness.
Where They’re Headed: Becca Richie ’20

Where They’re Headed: Becca Richie ’20

ByBySally Pearson ’21April 29, 20213 min read
The English major, French minor, and gender and sexuality concentrator is both working at Beautiful Trouble, an organization supporting social movements and grassroots change around the world, and teaching English in France.
“Growing Up in Science” Spotlights Journey of Faculty Scientists

“Growing Up in Science” Spotlights Journey of Faculty Scientists

ByByAidan York ’24April 28, 20214 min read
The new series, hosted by the KINSC, is providing opportunities for faculty members, starting with Clyde Daly, to share their experiences of growth in the world of science.
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My New Normal

My New Normal is a series of first-person blog posts, sharing the experiences of the Haverford community in the time of COVID-19.

Bilge Nur Yilmaz plays acoustic guitar sitting on her bed next to her open laptop and in front of a David Bowie record

My New Normal: Bilge Nur Yilmaz ’21

The political science and music double major, who released her first single as Tendertwin during the pandemic, writes about her experience studying abroad at the onset of COVID-19 and what life is like on campus this semester.
Sarah Horowitz, wearing a purple shirt and glasses, stands in front of a green tree on the Haverford campus

My New Normal: Sarah Horowitz

The curator of rare books & manuscripts and head of Quaker & Special Collections writes about shifting her work from sharing physical editions to digital ones and becoming “the hands” for researchers far from campus, turning pages for them onscreen.

My New Normal: Jennie Ciborowski

The Arboretum Program Coordinator describes her work on campus during the College’s closure in the spring, and how it relates to Haverford’s sense of community.

Cool Classes

A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

16 students pose in front of the exhibit wall

COOL CLASSES: “Asian American Psychology”

This seminar course addresses major theories and findings in Asian American psychology, with a focus on immigration and acculturation, ethnic identity, stereotyping and discrimination, families and development, and mental health.

Where They’re Headed

A blog series detailing the post-Haverford plans of our recent graduates.

WHERE THEY’RE HEADED: Jordyn Greenbaum ’20

The biology major and neuroscience minor is now working at the National Institutes of Health as a postbac IRTA fellow, studying cardiovascular development and abnormalities.
Becca Richie sits on steps

Where They’re Headed: Becca Richie ’20

The English major, French minor, and gender and sexuality concentrator is both working at Beautiful Trouble, an organization supporting social movements and grassroots change around the world, and teaching English in France.

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.

A student his a ping pong ball to another student, who crouches ready to hit it back.

Club Life: Haverpong

Haverford’s new club gives students a space to relax and enjoy a game of ping pong.
Students and President Wendy Raymond, all wearing masks, stand behind a table with an Active Minds banner on it in front of Founders Hall

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

Haverford’s academic competition team has been keeping up its activity and engagement despite the difficulties presented by the pandemic.

What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.

What They Learned: Lena Yeakey ’19

The comparative literature major used her thesis to study the relationship between memory and language in the wake of civil wars, calling upon her study abroad experience in Lima, Peru, to augment her analysis of post-conflict culture in Peru and Sri Lanka.

What They Learned: Talia Scott ’19

The political science major studied the prosecutorial reform movement as a way of exploring the various reasons why politicians and political candidates take up reform-minded stances that deviate from their party’s standard stances.