Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Brings Fords Back to Campus

Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Brings Fords Back to Campus

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series (YAALS) connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. Now in its eleventh year,  the lecture series, which invites Fords in academia to return to...
From Haverford to Bangladesh: A Message of Peace

From Haverford to Bangladesh: A Message of Peace

While on a trip to Bangladesh with a group of students over winter break, visiting assistant professor of economics Shannon Mudd spotted something that reminded him of Haverford. On the campus of the University of Dhaka, Mudd, who coordinates the Microfinance and...
What Will the Future Hold?

What Will the Future Hold?

On October 2, in Sharpless Auditorium, David Wessel and Barry Zubrow, both Class of ’75, discussed the future of America’s economic system and the potential aftermath of the upcoming presidential election. Ryan Fackler ’11, a senior research assistant at the...
Microfinance in Context: A View from the Field and Beyond

Microfinance in Context: A View from the Field and Beyond

On October 4 Haverford hosted the first in a series of lectures sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship, the Department of Economics and the newly created microfinance program. This program includes, in addition to the lecture series, two new courses...

Paul Krugman on “The Mess We’re In”

The audience for economist Paul Krugman’s talk in Founder’s Hall on Monday evening went far beyond standing room only. People crouched in the aisles, perched on window sills and lined the stairwell outside the room, eager to hear the Princeton University professor and...