Where They’re Headed: Maggie Perkoff ’15

Where They’re Headed: Maggie Perkoff ’15

The next time you hit “Add To Cart” on Amazon.com, you may be interacting with something programmed by a fellow Ford. Maggie Perkoff’s first post-collegiate job will be working for the largest internet-based retailer as a software engineer, improving Amazon’s...
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...
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...
Tri-Co Techies Hack For Social Justice

Tri-Co Techies Hack For Social Justice

Last weekend campus played host to the second annual Tri-Co Hackathon, a 48-hour marathon of pizza, brainstorming, coding, and more for students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore. After a successful inaugural year, in which 60 students from the three schools...
Where They’re Headed: Daniel Barton ’14

Where They’re Headed: Daniel Barton ’14

    Computer science major Daniel Barton ’14 went straight from Commencement to a job with Garmin as a Software Engineer. As part of the company’s Hardware Integration Team in Olathe, Kansas, Barton will be spending most of his time working on building...