Social Stratification: The Real Cost of Health Care

Social Stratification: The Real Cost of Health Care

Dr. James House ’65, the Angus Campbell Distinguished University Professor of Survey Research, Public Policy and Sociology in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Michigan, visited Haverford for two days earlier this week. The purpose of his sociology...
Social Medicine Students Teleconference With India

Social Medicine Students Teleconference With India

In 2008, Center for Peace and Global Citizenship Executive Director Parker Snowe ’79 met with his old friend, David Wertheimer ’77, as part of an alumni tour of the West Coast. Wetheimer is now at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, working...
Street Art on Campus

Street Art on Campus

On Saturday some of the most interesting figures in street art visited Haverford. (Street art is, quite simply, art that appears in public spaces, but it often refers to unsanctioned art such as graffiti, stencils, pasted posters and guerilla sculptures.) Jordan...
Pinwheel Day 2011!

Pinwheel Day 2011!

There are few things more beautiful than a perfect spring day on the Haverford campus, except maybe a perfect spring day on the Haverford campus on Pinwheel Day. Pinwheel Day, which is meant to celebrate and commemorate the beginning of spring and warm weather, is a...
Spoken-Word Show Gets A Little Star Power

Spoken-Word Show Gets A Little Star Power

The Haverford community got to preview the work of the College’s talented spoken-word crew, the Squad, before its members head to the University of Michigan to compete in the 2011 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational on April 6. The March 25 showcase was...

‘The Girl in the Picture’ Tells Her Story

It’s an image that is hard to forget: a little Vietnamese girl, naked, burned by napalm, crying out and running down a road away from the bomb smoke. Nick Ut took that photo in 1972 after the bombing of the village of Trang Bang. It is forever a reminder of the...