After she finishes her six-week ecological field and lab work at the Toolik Lake field station in Alaska, Alana Thurston ‘16 will become a laboratory and field technician at Drexel University’s Patrick Center for Environmental Research.
The political science major researched radicalization, trying to understand why individuals join groups like ISIS.
The classical languages major explored the geography of the Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone.
The growth and structure of cities major is pursuing an MFA in interior design at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.
The history major and fine arts minor explored post-1965 Asian American identity through visual representations.
The physics major will spend six months as a fellow for the National Cancer Institute.
The music and biology double major wrote a song cycle and conducted research on zebrafish pitch perception for his senior thesis.
The biology major is working as a research technician in a hematology-oncology lab at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
The thesis of the anthropology major, who minored in health studies and concentrated in gender and sexuality studies, was fueled by a desire to expand the discipline into digital field sites and to expand trans academia.
In early August, Gabe Rybeck ‘16 will begin work as a data scientist for Booz Allen Hamilton’s Strategic Innovation Group in McLean, Va.
This fall, the religion major will begin a two-year Master of Theological Studies program at Harvard Divinity School.
The political science major and Spanish minor explored Hispanic opinion formation on immigration reform for his thesis.
The chemistry major researched how bacteria use enzymatic syntheses to make compounds.
His joint computer science and economics thesis explored how the use of big data to make automated decisions may result in indirect discrimination.
Later this year, Haverford and the Multicultural Alumni Action Group will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the José Padin Puerto Rican Scholarship.
In September, Maria Bojorquez-Gomez ’16 will begin serving as a QuEST fellow in Seattle.
The linguistics major began working on her area of study—Colonial Valley Zapotec, a native language of Mexico’s southern region—during a class she took sophomore year.
After finishing her thesis on picture books, the comparative literature major created a related exhibition of handmade books.