SAVE AS: Lunch is an informal monthly discussion series for students, staff, and faculty interested in technology, digital scholarship, media production, data, gaming, and design. This month’s topic was “Bridging the Digital and the Physical.”
Jim Wiltsee ’09, a consultant with Accenture, and Arman Terzian ’14, who works for the Advisory Board Company, offered a workshop on case interviews for students interested in applying for jobs in the consulting industry. The event was sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Advising.
Having come to the end of their undergraduate careers, recent Haverford grads Janella Harris and Aaron Levine have decided to help high schoolers embark on their own as admission counselors at Haverford.
The student-produced documentary WAKE had its first public screening in front of a full house in Chase Auditorium on Wednesday night.
English and French double major Nick Kahn ’14 will explore his passion for both languages as an English teacher for French-speaking high schoolers in Martinique as part of the Teaching Assistant Program.
On Friday, Sept. 5, the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery opened its 2014/15 season with The Spiritual Garden, a solo show by Associate Professor of Fine Arts Hee Sook Kim.
On Aug. 27, we welcomed the newest members of the Haverford community, the Class of 2018, to campus.
The subject of Marla Dominguez’s history thesis— “From Migrants in a ‘Host Country’ to Transnational Permanence: Dominicans in New York City, 1965 – 2000”—wasn’t just an academic interest; it was inspired by her own family.
Chemistry major Jen Reeve’s senior thesis (“Investigations Into The Fungal Degradation of Crude Oil”) was an outgrowth of the work that her advisor, Assistant Professor Helen White, is doing related to the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. But it was also partly inspired by a comment made by the very observant parent of one of her labmates.
For his senior thesis (“Hiding the Heresy in Plain Sight: Adaptability, Hybridity & Identity in Seventeenth Century Peru”) history major Daniel Grabell examined the life of Guaman Poma, an Incan noble who in the early 1600s authored an unusual book, chronicling the history of the Incan Empire and the injustices of the Spanish Conquest.
Chemistry major Avi Bregman’s thesis, “Charge Transport Properties of Doped Nanographene Bowties,” picked up where his former classmate, Jennifer Whealdon, left off with her own thesis research a year before.
Raymond DeLuca originally planned to write his senior thesis about a failed anarchist uprising against the Soviet government. But after researching an English version of the group’s daily newspaper, he discovered that a group of Russian émigrés in Prague had done the translating and dissemination of the paper, and he was moved instead to write “Refugees, Immigrants and Émigrés: A Reinterpretation of the Russian ‘Émigré’ Community in Prague, 1919-1939.”
Sociology major Alexandra Wolkoff started taking classes in the dance department at Bryn Mawr College during her freshman year and was so transformed by the experience that she sought to use her senior capstone project to study why.
Abigail Flynn’s senior thesis examined the Supreme Court’s influence on state legislative action on the death penalty.
Neilay Shah’s history senior thesis, “The Luce-Celler Act of 1946: White Nationalism, Indian Nationalism, and the Cosmopolitan Elite,” focused on different implications of the law, which provided a quota of 100 Filipinos and 100 Indians to immigrate into the United States each year.
Pianist Bruce Leto took attendees on “The Grand Tour of Italy” at his thesis performance.
Chemistry major Matt Johnson investigated the mechanisms by which some species of bacteria naturally produce pharmaceutically useful compounds, such as antibiotics, for his senior thesis.