Meghan Sanchez ’15 is beginning a residency this fall at the Urban Teacher Center in Washington, D.C.
The fourth class of Chesick Scholars capped off their five-week summer program with a day of presentations on their research.
“Shit Talk: Culture, Open Defecation, & Development in Rural India” explored the political science major’s interest in poverty and development in her home country through the issue of open defecation.
B.J. Hillinck ’15 will be working for the pianomakers Steinway & Sons starting this fall.
The English major examined how author Charles W. Chesnutt embedded racialized tensions into architectural structures in his 1899 short story “Po Sandy.”
The history and chemistry double major completed two different theses, both related in some way to environmental science.
The East Asian languages and cultures major and Chinese language minor researched a specific piece of Chinese jade artwork for her thesis, “What is in a Date? The Implications of Misdating a Jade Camel.”
Anna Pedersen ’15 will be a Global Academic Fellow in writing at NYU Abu Dhabi for the next academic year.
The economics major used tenets of game theory to investigate an individual’s decision to own a gun.
Her history senior thesis on the British policy regarding Basque child refugees during the Spanish Civil War studied the past to see how it can inform contemporary policy issues.
The French major grappled with differences between a written text and a visual theory in relation to two works by 16th century author François Rabelais.
The economics and linguistics double major is starting a career in economic analysis at Moody’s Analytics.
A New York Times article on art therapy in prison sparked her interest in the intersection of mental health and the arts, which led to her thesis comparing art therapy with the Outsider Art movement.
Growing interest from students in sustainable, local food has led to an on-campus, student-run farm, which supplies food to Dining Services and a weekly farm stand.
The psychology major set out to discover how people regulate their emotions when interacting with romantic partners.
She combined her education and religion studies for her thesis, “Reading The Fire Next Time and The Autobiography of Malcolm X: Religion and Multicultural Education in the High School Classroom.”
For his thesis Matthew Holmes ‘15 studied how bacteria that live inside flies interact with their host.
In 1974, then-President of Haverford College John Coleman went undercover as a garbageman, sandwich maker, and construction worker for his book Blue Collar Journal, which later became the movie The Secret Life of John Chapman.