Where They’re Headed: Max Findley ’15

Where They’re Headed: Max Findley ’15

Haverford alumni routinely travel all over the planet, but a Ford in the Arctic  might be a first. Starting this summer, Max Findley will be working for the aquatic geochemistry laboratory at the University of Michigan, which will require him to travel to Toolik Field...
Foolin’ Around with Harry, Snow White, Matrix and More

Foolin’ Around with Harry, Snow White, Matrix and More

    Who says science isn’t a trainload of fun? Keeping with Haverford College tradition, aspiring scientists, psychologists and mathematicians celebrated April Fool’s Day with a spirited festooning of the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Jen Reeve ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Jen Reeve ’14

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...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Avi Bregman ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Avi Bregman ’14

Chemistry major Avi Bregman picked up where his former classmate, Jennifer Whealdon ’13, left off in her research last year. His thesis, “Charge Transport Properties of Doped Nanographene Bowties,” expanded a project Whealdon previously worked on for her own thesis....
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Matt Johnson ’14

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Matt Johnson ’14

If you’re not a chemistry major, like Matt Johnson was, the title of his senior thesis, “Probing the interactions of acyl carrier proteins using vibrational spectroscopy,” might be difficult to understand. But his research actually has tangible real-world...