The Penn Treaty Elm

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

Haverford’s serene campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

Cool Classes Haverblog series

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Justine Melo teaches a class called "Perspectives in Biology: Poisons, Plagues, Pollution, and Progress". Photo: Charting the Path of the Deadly Ebola Virus in Central Africa. PLoS Biol 3(11): e403 Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Justine Melo teaches a class called "Perspectives in Biology: Poisons, Plagues, Pollution, and Progress". Photo: Charting the Path of the Deadly Ebola Virus in Central Africa. PLoS Biol 3(11): e403

From “Cruising Home: Queer Kinship in Theory and Practice” to “Psychology of Music”, our Cool Classes blog series highlights interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

Lunt Cafe

Lunt Cafe Lunt Cafe, Haverford's 100% student-run and student-staffed coffee shop and restaurant. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create. All of these groups and activities have one … Continue reading

Beth Willman – Office Hour

Beth Willman teaches not only upper-level courses, such as "Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy," but also introductory classes for majors and non-majors alike. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Beth Willman teaches not only upper-level courses, such as "Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy," but also introductory classes for majors and non-majors alike. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Associate Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman has filled her office in Strawbridge Observatory with unusual instructional tools to help make dark matter and the expansion of the universe understandable to even the most novice stargazer. Read Office Hour in the … Continue reading

Student and Faculty Collaboration

Alex Norquist with Students Associate Professor of Chemistry Alex Norquist and his students have co-authored scholarly papers published in leading chemistry journals.

Student-faculty collaboration is a manifestation of core Haverford values such as trust, concern and respect by—and for—each participant.

Health Studies

Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison

Students interested in health professions can now participate in the Bi-College multi-disciplinary health studies program, which gives students in any major the opportunity to minor in health studies. Read “New Perspective on Health” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

Campus Fly Over

An aerial video of campus in the fall. An aerial video of campus in the fall.

Our campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping, more than 50 academic, athletic and residential buildings, and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

Lives That Speak

Lives That Speak, a $225 million comprehensive fundraising campaign, was publicly launched in October. Lives That Speak, a $225 million comprehensive fundraising campaign, was publicly launched in October.

Andy Pleatman ’66 has made a significant seven-figure gift that will support interdisciplinary curricular and co-curricular offerings, an off-campus internship program, and a new faculty position, all emphasizing the College’s historic commitment to fostering ethical leaders.

Degree Partnership Programs

Three new programs with Penn, Claremont McKenna College, and Zheijiang University in China will offer an accelerated path to a master’s degree. Three new programs with Penn, Claremont McKenna College, and Zheijiang University in China will offer an accelerated path to a master’s degree.

Haverford College has forged innovative partnerships with some of the world’s top academic institutions to offer students additional opportunities for graduate study. Our degree partnership programs allow students to pursue an accelerated course of study toward a Master’s degree.

Memory, Place, Desire

Brown Eyes, Hassan Hajjaj Brown Eyes, from the series ’Kesh Angels, 2010/1431, Courtesy of Hassan Hajjaj and Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY, © Hassan Hajjaj

MEMORY, PLACE, DESIRE Through December 14, 2014 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery The first exhibition in the United States devoted exclusively to contemporary art of the Maghreb and the Maghrebi diaspora. Curated by Visiting Associate Professor Carol Solomon. Details »

Then & Now: Student Performance Now

Student Performance Now Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Then & Now: Student Performance The students performing in this photo are The Lighted Fools. The show featured a sketch about attempting to rent a tiger from the Philadelphia Zoo, said Benjamin Gutierrez ’14 (front and center), but what was … Continue reading

Then and Now: Student Performance

Student Performance Then Can you tell us more about the photo or the group? Send a note to hc-editor@haverford.edu. Photo: Eugene Mopsik.

Then & Now: Student Performance “Students performing, 1976” was the only information provided for this photo from the College Archives. But the white costumes and the bells strapped to their shins suggest that they’re doing a Morris dance—a form of … Continue reading