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From Haverford to Bangladesh: A Message of Peace

Shannon Mudd, visiting assistant professor of economics and coordinator of the Microfinance and Impact Investing Initiative (MI3), noticed a peace pole similar to the one outside of Chase Hall here on campus during his travels in Bangladesh. Continue reading

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Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09 recently returned from Cambodia, where he served in the Peace Corps, and gave advice to current student interesting in applying to the program after Haverford. Continue reading

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Microfinance in Context: A View from the Field and Beyond

Tuesday night was the first in a series of lectures that are part of the Department of Economics’ newly created microfinance program. Sashi Selvandran of Mennonite Economic Development Associates, discussed her work helping to create small business solutions to global poverty. Continue reading

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Alex Counts, President’s Social Justice Speaker

Thursday night the campus welcomed Alex Counts, the president and CEO of Grameen Foundation, a nonprofit that uses microfinance and technology to help the poor worldwide.  He was the latest speaker in President Steve Emerson’s Social Justice Series, and in … Continue reading

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