WHAT THEY LEARNED: Matt Johnson ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Matt Johnson ’14

If you’re not a chemistry major, like Matt Johnson was, the title of his senior thesis, “Probing the interactions of acyl carrier proteins using vibrational spectroscopy,” might be difficult to understand. But his research actually has tangible real-world...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Ulrich ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Katie Ulrich ’14

Katie Ulrich traveled far from Haverford’s campus to conduct the research for her senior thesis, “Problematizing the Future: Brazil, Biofuels, and Basic Science.” The anthropology and biology double major, who also did a concentration in Peace, Justice, and Human...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Robert Brooks ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Robert Brooks ’14

Robert Brooks is looking toward a career in healthcare and will be attending medical school under the auspices of the U.S. Air Force. But his desire to help people through science was partially inspired by his senior research on C. elegans, a worm model organism. “I’d...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Emily Mayer ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Emily Mayer ’14

San Francisco native Emily Mayer traveled across the country to come to college at Haverford, but when it came time for the history major to write her thesis she looked no further than her own Bay Area backyard. Mayer, who also graduated with a concentration in Gender...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Valerie Snow ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Valerie Snow ’14

Much of Valerie Snow’s political science education at Haverford was colored by her passion for social justice work. The Peace, Justice, and Human Rights concentrator spent three different winter breaks traveling with Center for Peace and Global Citizenship...