San Francisco native Emily Mayer traveled across the country to come to college at Haverford, but when it came time for the history major to write her thesis she looked no further than her own Bay Area backyard, writing about Women’s Building, a women-owned community center and landmark in the Mission District.
Valerie Snow’s thesis, “Subsisting on Constitutional Promises: Socio-Economic Rights Litigation for the Poor,” examined the ability of the judiciary to help realize the social and economic rights of the poor, including rights to water, education, housing, or health care in India, Colombia, and South Africa.
Oscar Wang ’14 is now working as the executive director of Mentor for Philly (MFP), a program he started last year that recruits Philadelphia-area college students to mentor high schoolers as they prepare for post-secondary study.
This August, biology major Bobby Brooks ’14 will begin his education as an Air Force doctor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Micah Walter double-majored in music and linguistics during his time at Haverford and completed two theses, one for each of his courses of study.
In June, Nora Howe ’14 began work as a field organizer with the Iowa Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Mohamed Abdalkader ’14 is serving as a Computer Science Academy (CSA) Resident at Google in their year-long post-college apprenticeship program based in Mountain View, California.
This summer, Carson Wills ’14 begins her studies at Penn State College of Medicine, to earn both her M.D. and her Ph.D.
This summer, Fern Beetle-Moorcroft ’14 is volunteering in Cape Town, South Africa, with the South African Education and Environment Project.
This fall, Jen Reeve ’14 is moving to Canada to study chemical oceanography at the University of Victoria.
Daniel Gordon ’14 will be one of 18 Dean’s Fellows from around the world joining the newly formed Yale-NUS College in Singapore.
This fall, Bruce Leto ’14 will enter New York University’s two-year master’s program in Performing Arts Administration.