Where They’re Headed: Maggie Perkoff ’15

Where They’re Headed: Maggie Perkoff ’15

The next time you hit “Add To Cart” on Amazon.com, you may be interacting with something programmed by a fellow Ford. Maggie Perkoff’s first post-collegiate job will be working for the largest internet-based retailer as a software engineer, improving Amazon’s...
Where They’re Headed: Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15

Sarah Eppler-Epstein’s mix of academic interests—public policy and criminal justice—perfectly suited her for her new job as a research assistant at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington D.C. “Haverford prepared me well for this opportunity,”...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

For most of us, mosquitos are a nuisance, but for biology major Alison Reynolds ’15 they were a source of fascination. Her thesis research project, “Exploring The Evolution Of Embryo-Shaping Genes – Identification Of A Possible Homolog Of The Essential...
Where They’re Headed: Fangyu Xiong ’15

Where They’re Headed: Fangyu Xiong ’15

While you may use Facebook to connect with your fellow Fords, know that there is also at least one alum working behind the scenes to make your experience on the site better. Fangyu (Panda) Xiong ’15 is starting work at the social media site’s Menlo Park,...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Catherine Casem ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Catherine Casem ’15

Catherine Casem is looking towards a career in film production. But for her senior thesis the comparative literature major approached movies from a different angle. With help from her advisor, Barbara Riley Levin Professor in Comparative Literature Israel Burshatin,...
It’s Buzzing Bees This Summer!

It’s Buzzing Bees This Summer!

On a recent blisteringly hot day, Eli St. Amour, Haverford’s official beekeeper, and Claudia Kent, assistant director of facilities management, suited up in their spacesuit-like white Tyvek jackets and veils to check on the Haverford campus’ newest residents: bees....