Where They’re Headed: Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15

Sarah Eppler-Epstein’s mix of academic interests—public policy and criminal justice—perfectly suited her for her soon-to-begin career as a research assistant at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington D.C. “Haverford prepared me well for this...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Alison Reynolds ’15

For most of us, mosquitos are a nuisance, but for biology major Alison Reynolds ’15 they were a source of fascination. Her thesis research project, “Exploring The Evolution Of Embryo-Shaping Genes – Identification Of A Possible Homolog Of The Essential...
Where They’re Headed: Fangyu Xiong ’15

Where They’re Headed: Fangyu Xiong ’15

While you may use Facebook to connect with your fellow Fords, know that there is also at least one alum working behind the scenes to make your experience on the site better. Fangyu (Panda) Xiong ’15 is starting work at the social media site’s Menlo Park,...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Catherine Casem ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Catherine Casem ’15

Catherine Casem is looking towards a career in film production. But for her senior thesis the comparative literature major approached movies from a different angle. With help from her advisor, Barbara Riley Levin Professor in Comparative Literature Israel Burshatin,...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Adam Van Aken ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Adam Van Aken ’15

The Myo gesture-control armband Adam Van Aken wants to use technology to help people. The computer science major’s thesis, “Processing Electromyographic Signals For Use as Computer Input,” was, he says, “motivated by the attempt to provide a new method of computer...