Academics

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.

Maker Space Makes its Debut

Megan Holt '14, Alexandre Leibler '15, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier check out the equipment in the Maker Space. Photo: Brad Larrison Megan Holt '14, Alexandre Leibler '15, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier check out the equipment in the Maker Space. Photo: Brad Larrison

The HaverFab Maker Space for the Arts and Sciences is outfitted with a 3-D scanner, 3-D printer, and ShopBot—an automated carving device able to shape wood, plastic, or aluminum. Read “Maker Space Makes its Debut” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue … Continue reading

2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest – Portraits

2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Noemi Agagianian '14, "Love Boat", Portraits category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Noemi Agagianian '14, "Love Boat", Portraits category.

“Studying abroad enriched my academic experience by exposing me to new perspectives and encouraging me to critically reevaluate my existing intellectual assumptions.” – Ben Wohl ’14 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study … Continue reading

Where They’re Headed: Kai Xin Chen ’14

Kai Xin Chen '14 at commencement. Photo: Jonathan Yu '12 Kai Xin Chen '14 at commencement. Photo: Jonathan Yu '12

Where They’re Headed Mathematics major Kai Xin Chen ’14 is the third Haverford alum to participate in the Math for America (MfA) Fellowship, a five-year program that includes one year of graduate school and four years of teaching in public … Continue reading

As Crow Flies Counterclockwise

This exhibition arises from the traditional Lenape prophecy of The Fourth Crow, which tells a story of harmony, contact, suffering, survival, and resilient resurgence. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography This exhibition arises from the traditional Lenape prophecy of The Fourth Crow, which tells a story of harmony, contact, suffering, survival, and resilient resurgence. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

As Crow Flies Counterclockwise Through August 29, 2014 Magill Library, Sharpless Gallery An exhibition by Pato Hebert, Mellon Artist in Residence, in collaboration with Shelley DePaui, Chief of the Lenape Nation of Pennsylvania and Instructor of Lenape Language at Swarthmore … Continue reading

Being a Student-Athlete

Men's Soccer at Haverford Adam Morollo '14 (#2) with teammates. Photo: David Sinclair.

“I enjoy a remarkable level of camaraderie with other student-athletes [which] comes from sharing similar passions for academics, athletics, and extra-curricular activities and a requirement for the discipline to be able to manage all of those things.” —Adam Morollo ’14, … Continue reading

Turn On/Turn Off: 90 Years of Radio at Haverford

WHRC Equipment Check 1920s: An equipment check at the College’s then-radio station WABQ. Courtesy of College Archives.

Turn On/Turn Off: 90 Years of Radio at Haverford Through September 7, 2014 Magill Library Lobby Curated by Karl Moll ’14 and the RadioFords, this exhibit explores the origins and trajectory of radio broadcasting at Haverford. Details »

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.