Author Archives: Eils Lotozo

The Hurford Humanities Center adds “arts” to its name.

In recognition of the increasingly important role of the arts in the work of the Hurford Humanities Center, the Center has been renamed the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.  And on Friday, December 2, the … Continue reading

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A Multimedia Fairy Tale

Ben Rubin ’03 discusses his just-launched publishing company, button-down bird, and its first offering, When Comes What Darkly Thieves, a children’s book that he wrote and illustrated. The fairy tale is now available as an iPad app with original music by alt. country musicians like Cortney Tidwell and members of the band Lambchop. Continue reading

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More Seuss

We last wrote about renowned Dr. Seuss scholar and collector Charles D.  Cohen ’83 in an article in the Spring 2009 issue of Haverford magazine that featured some pretty fabulous photographs of his vast collection of  “Seussiana.”  Now Cohen, the … Continue reading

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Crafting the Kannerstein Award

The Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony held during Haverford’s Alumni Weekend in May featured a new prize honoring the late Greg Kannerstein ’63.  The Kannerstein Award (formerly The Alumni Award), which recognizes an individual who, like Greg, has provided sustained service … Continue reading

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Paul Socolar ’77 Uncovers a Test Cheating Scandal

A New York Times article this week credited the The Notebook, a Philadelphia community newspaper and website founded by Paul Socolar ’77, with uncovering the latest scandal over altered test scores. Reporters at The Notebook, which covers public schools, pored over … Continue reading

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Listening to Space

When the space shuttle Atlantis launched for the last time in July it marked the end of an era.  But we’ll bet that not too many Fords know that a Haverford professor helped document the very beginning of that era, … Continue reading

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Interviewing Obama

Jon Delano ’71 was the first Pennsylvania television reporter to do a sit-down TV interview with President Obama at the White House. Continue reading

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10:40

Stephen T. Curwood, Haverford Board of Managers, presents the honorary Doctor of Laws to Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of South Africa. “As a Quaker and Friend who remained a pacifist during the struggle against apartheid she was … Continue reading

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10:30

Honorary degrees are awarded. Haverford Board of Managers member Anjan K. Chatterjee ’90 presents the Doctor of Humane Letters to Philadelphia community activist Iris Nydia Brown: “What I have learned from her is that …If your goal is tranformation there … Continue reading

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10 a.m.

Stephen G. Emerson greets the crowd. Concluding his address to the graduates:  “You are ready.  And the world is ready for you …You are now fully prepared to go forth and find your life’s work … May you find joy … Continue reading

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