What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.

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Where They're Headed

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

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The Club Life @ Haverford

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.

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Cool Classes

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

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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 soon-to-begin career as a research assistant at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington D.C.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

For most of us, mosquitos are a nuisance, but not for biology major Alison Reynolds whose thesis research created a probe to track the expression of a certain gene in a specific type of the pesky bloodsucker.

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, comparing the Paul Thomas Anderson film Magnolia with Marcel Proust’s seven-volume In Search of Lost Time.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Adam Van Aken ’15

Adam Van Aken’s computer science thesis was motivated by the attempt to provide a new method of computer input, replacing a mouse and keyboard, for people with certain physical disabilities.

Where They’re Headed: Max Findley ’15

Max Findley’s work for the aquatic geochemistry laboratory at the University of Michigan will take him to Toolik Field Station, a research base in the far north of Alaska, to collect and analyze samples.

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 to teach English in Tanzania is a natural extension of her inclination towards community service.

Where They’re Headed: Debbie Leter ’15

Debbie Leter ’15 is working for the Quaker United Nations Office in New York next year as a program assistant, which will involve attending UN meetings, organizing events and meetings, and conducting her own research.

Where They’re Headed: Allie DiTucci ’15

Allie DiTucci is embarking on a two-year fellowship at Environment America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching and advocating for better environmental policies.

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Wolberg ’15

Sarah Wolberg ’15 is working in communications office of the Barnes Foundation, the Philadelphia museum that holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings.

Monument Lab Inspires At City Hall

Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber was one of the people behind the recent Monument Lab project at City Hall, a public art project that also involved many Haverford students and professors.

Where They’re Headed: Carolyn Oehrig ’15

This fall, Carolyn Oehrig ’15 will be pursuing her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.