Cool Classes

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


Where They're Headed

A blog series reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2014.


What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of members of the Class of 2014. 


Where They’re Headed: Rachael Kantor ’14

Rachael Kantor ’14 is bound for Bocas Del Toro, Panama, to work with Floating Doctors, a nonprofit organization that provides free health care services, education, medical supplies, and emergency assistance to rural communities all over the world.

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Henry Elliman ’14

Anthropology major Henry Elliman connected an extracurricular passion with his research for his thesis, “ Pain’s Protest: Accounts of Chronic Pain from the Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center.”

Where They’re Headed: Kai Xin Chen ’14

Kai Xin Chen ’14 is the third Haverford alum to participate in the Math for America (MfA) Fellowship, a five-year program that includes one year of graduate school and four years of teaching in public schools.

Student Filmmakers Document Oil Spill Researchers on the Gulf Coast

The four students participating in Haverford College’s newly launched Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship have returned from their first trip to the Gulf Coast: a four-day, whirlwind tour from Pensacola, Fla., to New Orleans, La., during which they filmed Assistant Professor of Chemistry Helen White and her two student interns as they collected oil samples.

Alumni Weekend 2014 in Pictures

Last weekend more than 1000 alumni and their families flocked to campus for a reunion full of readings, panels, parties, dinners, and more.

Where They’re Headed: Joe Horowitz ’14

Joe Horowitz ’14 is following his childhood dreams by enrolling in the Disney College Program, a paid internship that gives college students and recent graduates the opportunity to work at Walt Disney World.

Where They’re Headed: Gregory Miraglia ’14

Biology major Gregory Miraglia ’14 will be moving to the Silicon Valley this fall in order to study biotech intellectual property at Santa Clara Law, the law school of Santa Clara University.