History Lesson: Haverford’s First Women Graduates

History Lesson: Haverford’s First Women Graduates

The College didn’t go fully coed until 1979, but Haverford actually turned out its first women graduates decades before that. They were products of the T. Wistar Brown Graduate School, which granted master’s degrees to 27 women, beginning in 1918 with Eleanor May...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Adam Van Aken ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Adam Van Aken ’15

The Myo gesture-control armband Adam Van Aken wants to use technology to help people. The computer science major’s thesis, “Processing Electromyographic Signals For Use as Computer Input,” was, he says, “motivated by the attempt to provide a new method of computer...
Where They’re Headed: Max Findley ’15

Where They’re Headed: Max Findley ’15

Haverford alumni routinely travel all over the planet, but a Ford in the Arctic  might be a first. Starting this summer, Max Findley will be working for the aquatic geochemistry laboratory at the University of Michigan, which will require him to travel to Toolik Field...
Where They’re Headed: Kathryn Ross ’15

Where They’re Headed: Kathryn Ross ’15

For Kathryn Ross ’15, who has been committed to volunteer work since high school, joining the Peace Corps is a natural extension of her inclination towards community service. So, starting later this summer, Ross will move to Tanzania to teach English to high...
Where They’re Headed: Marcus Levy ’15

Where They’re Headed: Marcus Levy ’15

“I just want to help the world be a better place,” says Marcus Levy ’15, who majored in Spanish and minored in independent health studies. True to his values, Levy is spending the next year as a Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) fellow at La Casa de Los...
Where They’re Headed: Debbie Leter ’15

Where They’re Headed: Debbie Leter ’15

Debbie Leter ’15 is working for the Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) in New York next year as a program assistant, which will involve attending UN meetings, organizing events and meetings, and conducting her own research. She knew she wanted to focus on social...