WHAT THEY LEARNED: Max Findley ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Max Findley ’15

Like a growing number of Fords, Max Findley ’15 was a double major—in history and chemistry—and, as such, completed two theses. But though his subjects of study straddle different branches of the liberal arts, there is still a common string of inquiry related to...
WHAT THEY LEARNED: Willa Austen Isikoff ’15

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Willa Austen Isikoff ’15

Willa Austen Isikoff ’15 has long been interested in how the past affects the present and future, so it’s not surprising that when the time came she declared a history major at Haverford. Her senior thesis, “Reluctant Saviors: British Policy on the Basque Child...
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...
COOL CLASSES: “Early American Environmental History”

COOL CLASSES: “Early American Environmental History”

Class name: “Early American Environmental History” Taught by: Visiting Assistant Professor of History Kate Mulry   Here’s what Mulry has to say about the course: The class is about the centrality of nature to human history. Too often, if we think about the environment...