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...
Student Filmmakers Document Oil Spill Researchers on the Gulf Coast

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...
April Fool’s Day 2014 in the KINSC

April Fool’s Day 2014 in the KINSC

As is tradition, students covered the KINSC with homemade decorations in celebration of April Fool’s Day yesterday. Each department picked a theme and festooned their segment of the science building with on-theme flourishes, streamers, and trimmings. Biology...