What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.


Where They're Headed

A blog series detailing the post-graduation plans of the Class of 2015.

The Club Life @ Haverford

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.


Cool Classes

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


Decorating Made Delicious

On Friday evening Fords Against Boredom hosted their inaugural cookie-decorating event of the year in the CPGC Cafe.

Customs 2015

On Wednesday, August 26, we officially welcomed the newest members of the Haverford community—the Class of 2019—to campus and kicked off Customs, the College’s first-year orientation program.


Th political science major took a cue from her Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies concentration and her Chinese minor for her thesis on China’s Arab Spring intervention policies.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Caitlin Gallagher ’15

The East Asian languages and cultures major synthesized her love of Chinese culture and economics for a thesis analyzing China’s economic system during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644):

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Larisa Antonisse ‘15

The political science major used Arizona and Virginia as case studies for Medicaid expansion in her thesis and explored interest group coalition composition and lobbying strategy as potential approaches to overcoming organized opposition to policy implementation.

Where They’re Headed: Grace Klinges ’15

Grace Klinges ’15 is a research fellow with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, working to develop ways to respond to abandoned and active hazardous waste sites.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Balmer ’15

After sitting in on sessions of Veteran’s Court during a summer internship, the political science major wanted to explore “specialty courts” further in her senior thesis.

Summer Science at the KINSC

95 students conducted research, either individually or in groups, as part of the KINSC’s summer research program with 28 professors across departments in the natural sciences.