What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.

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Where They're Headed

A blog series detailing the post-Haverford plans of our recent graduates.

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The Club Life @ Haverford

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.

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Cool Classes

A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

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What They Learned: Jharna Jahnavi ’19

The biology major’s thesis examined a non-toxic method of controlling the population of the Drosophila suzukii, which pose a threat to the agricultural industry by attacking fruit at a much earlier stage than their standard fruit fly counterparts.

What They Learned: Madeline Guth ’19

Political science major and statistics, Chinese, and health studies minor Madeline Guth ’19 used her diverse set of tools to study the many ways that public policy can impact unintended pregnancy rates among low-income women.

Quaker Values and Digital Scholarship

Haverford is committed to making important texts accessible to all, and recently made “Studies in Mystical Religion” by famed Quaker educator and philosopher Rufus M. Jones available to the HathiTrust, a digital library offering millions of titles.

What They Learned: Alexandra Corcoran ’19

The political science and Spanish double major built her thesis upon two summers’ worth of experience studying Medicaid policy and reform with the Georgetown Center for Children and Families.

What They Learned: Kevin Medansky ’19

The French and Francophone studies major’s thesis took on a unique form, born out of a continued interest in theater and performance and using resources from across the Tri-College Consortium.