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More Seuss

We last wrote about renowned Dr. Seuss scholar and collector Charles D.  Cohen ’83 in an article in the Spring 2009 issue of Haverford magazine that featured some pretty fabulous photographs of his vast collection of  “Seussiana.”  Now Cohen, the … Continue reading

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Crafting the Kannerstein Award

The Alumni Achievement Awards ceremony held during Haverford’s Alumni Weekend in May featured a new prize honoring the late Greg Kannerstein ’63.  The Kannerstein Award (formerly The Alumni Award), which recognizes an individual who, like Greg, has provided sustained service … Continue reading

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Paul Socolar ’77 Uncovers a Test Cheating Scandal

A New York Times article this week credited the The Notebook, a Philadelphia community newspaper and website founded by Paul Socolar ’77, with uncovering the latest scandal over altered test scores. Reporters at The Notebook, which covers public schools, pored over … Continue reading

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Juan Williams ’76 Brings “Muzzled” To Daily Show, Philly Mag

Juan Williams ’76 promoted his latest book, Muzzled: The Assault On Honest Debate, which argues that the politicization of the news from both the left and the right has shut down candid conversation and degraded the quality of debate, on The Daily Show and in Philadelphia Magazine yesterday. Continue reading

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Listening to Space

When the space shuttle Atlantis launched for the last time in July it marked the end of an era.  But we’ll bet that not too many Fords know that a Haverford professor helped document the very beginning of that era, … Continue reading

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Alumni Theater Troupe Recognized by Philly Weekly

The Groundswell Players, the DIY, experimental theater group of Ali King ’09, Jack Meaney ’09, Jesse Paulsen ’09 and Scott Sheppard ’06, was recognized in the current issue of Philadelphia Weekly as one of things that “make Philly what it is.” Their third and latest show, The Speed of Surprise, will premiere at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival in September. Continue reading

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An Alumna’s Tasty Shakespeare Project

The Missoula Oblongata, an experimental theater company co-founded by Sarah Lowry ’05, is presenting its fourth collaborative Shakespeare project, a five-company re-imagining of Antony and Cleopatra (complete with desserts), this week in a secret location. Continue reading

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Social Stratification: The Real Cost of Health Care

Dr. James House ’65 visited campus to discuss his forthcoming book, “Beyond Health Care Reform: Social Determinants and Disparities in Health and America’s Paradoxical Crisis of Health Care and Health.” Continue reading

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Former Physics Major Counsels Current Ones

Dr. Asa Hopkins ’01 returned to campus on Monday, and spoke to an intimate group of physics majors about his unusual career trajectory. Though Hopkins graduated Haverford with a B.S. in physics and later earned his doctorate at Caltech, his … Continue reading

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