Virtually all Haverford Physics and Astronomy majors engage in cutting-edge research, working closely with faculty in fields such as biophysics, quantum computers, cosmology, quantum gravity, fluid dynamics, nanoscience, and extra-galactic astronomy.
The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.
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.
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.
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.
Arqueologías de destrucción 1958-2014 Through May 1, 2015 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This exhibition traces the archaeological remnants of “destructivism” or “destruction Art” in Latin America as they continue to reverberate in our present. Details »
Arqueologías de destrucción 1958-2014 Opening Night: Friday, March 20, 2015 4:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This exhibition traces the archaeological remnants of “destructivism” or “destruction Art” in Latin America as they continue to reverberate in our present. Details »
Public Observing Saturday, March 21, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Strawbridge Observatory This community event will include a hands-on astronomy activity, student talk, and telescope observing. Details »
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Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane used a special helmet-mounted camera on a goshawk to analyze the prey-pursuit strategy of the fast and highly maneuverable bird of prey.
Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.
The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks to enhance the intellectual and cultural life at Haverford by fostering challenging exchange among faculty, students, and diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.