“His teaching style encourages student participation, student interactions and in-class activities that are not just lectures.”—Grace Park ’12 More than 25 years after first laying eyes on a cloth-draped stone statue in Japan, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies Hank … Continue reading
Assistant Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman led a group of students over spring break to observe at the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico. Haverford is part of the Northeast Participation Group, a consortium of a handful of small schools … Continue reading
“Studying abroad gave me the confidence to set out on my own and explore the world around me. It was also an amazing supplement to my French minor and an experience I would recommend to anyone studying a language as … Continue reading
“There are health studies majors and minors developing at colleges across the country, but what makes us distinctive is that we are deliberately multidisciplinary across all three academic areas.”—Associate Professor of Independent College Programs Kaye Edwards
Pinwheel Day 2014 After an unusually long and snowy winter, the arrival of spring is especially welcome. Help us celebrate the season and spin the day away! Leave a comment on the Haverblog
Vita Litvak: Я Подарю Тебе Мир (I Will Give You the World) and Other Promises from Transnistria Through April 20, 2014 Marshall Fine Arts Center Vita Litvak ’02, visiting assistant professor of fine arts, grew up in the self-declared post-Soviet … Continue reading
Investigating a Changing Climate Ford scientists are spanning the globe (and modeling it on supercomputers) to develop new ways of studying climate change. Their aim: to gain a deeper understanding of Earth’s past and present in order to better predict … Continue reading
It began in 1897 as a simple system for holding exams without proctors. Since then, the cherished Honor Code has become the purest expression of the College’s values and an intrinsic part of a Haverford education. Read “Honor Bound” in … Continue reading
Students in Chemistry 302 (fondly dubbed Superlab) are looking at different forms of waste in the Delaware River as a collaborative project with a documentary film class and a political science course, along with artist-in-residence jesikah maria ross.
Traditions Each year, Fords look forward to myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; frequent a cappella concerts; pinwheel day; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.
The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.
The Math Question Center is an informal gathering place where students work in groups on math homework and get assistance when they need it. It is staffed five evenings each week by mathematics faculty and majors.