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...
Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09 Talks Peace Corps

Jeremy Golan ’09, who recently returned  from Cambodia, came to campus this week to give a talk about his experience serving in the Peace Corps.  One of the founders of the Haverford College Microfinance Club, Golan worked on several microfinance projects during his...
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...

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 his...