What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.


Where They're Headed

A blog series detailing the post-graduation plans of the Class of 2015.

The Club Life @ Haverford

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.


Cool Classes

A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.


WHAT THEY LEARNED: Colleen Cumberpatch ’15

The psychology major integrated all of her areas of study—including her minors in educational studies and child and family studies as well as her concentration in peace, justice, and human rights—in her senior thesis.

Where They’re Headed: Dylan Woloszczuk ’15

Dylan Woloszczuk will be working for the next two years as a child welfare caseworker for Children’s Corps in New York City. The psychology major will be working with Forestdale, the only child welfare agency headquartered in Queens, N.Y.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Erin Berlew ’15

Working in the lab of Assistant Professor Lou Charkoudian ’03, the chemistry major helped create a type II polyketide catalog, which identified 78 polyketides of known producing sequence and structure and indexed key pieces of information about each of these molecules.

Where They’re Headed: Connie Friedman ’15

Connie Friedman ’15 is moving to Vi Than, the mid-sized capital city of Hậu Giang Province in Vietnam, for the year as part of the prestigious Princeton in Asia fellowship program.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Hina Fathima ’15

“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.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Sydney Jones ’15

The English major examined how author Charles W. Chesnutt embedded racialized tensions into architectural structures in his 1899 short story “Po Sandy.”

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Olivia Rauss ’15

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.”