The Moon Reader

The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print. The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print.

The Moon Reader Through October 27, 2014 Morley Alcove, Magill Library This multimedia installation by Philadelphia artist Teresa Jaynes invites participants to learn to read Moon, a raised-letter writing system for the blind invented by blind educator William Moon in … Continue reading

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.

A Winning Combination

GIAC at Night Outside the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.

Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel … Continue reading

CPGC Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships

Siena Mann and Devin Van Dyke (both '14) are blogging from their international post-bac fellowships. Siena Mann and Devin Van Dyke (both '14) are blogging from their international post-bac fellowships.

The College’s Center for Peace and Global Citizenship has long supported student work in the realms of social justice and civic engagement by funding internships, service learning expeditions, and research travel to expand learning outside the classroom walls. Recently the … Continue reading

Writing Center

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

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.

The Campus/STARS rating

A view of Barclay Hall from the Duck Pond. The College’s efforts around sustainability took another leap forward recently with the launch of the new Haverford College Building Dashboard. A view of Barclay Hall from the Duck Pond. The College’s efforts around sustainability took another leap forward recently with the launch of the new Haverford College Building Dashboard.

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded Haverford College a silver rating in its 2014 Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS), reflecting … Continue reading

Community Housing

Nerd House, Haverford College Nerd House (residents pictured here) made its debut at the start of the 2013-2014 academic year. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

For students looking to forge close connections around shared interests, Haverford offers special interest housing choices, such as La Casa Hispánica (for those attuned to the culture of the Spanish-speaking world); Cadbury House (quiet study, and alcohol and drug-free); and … Continue reading

Academics at Haverford

An intimate classroom setting. Advanced Latin Literature: Ovid's Love Poetry with Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan. Photo: Jim Roese.

Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.

Sustainability

A green roof atop Stokes Hall Stokes Hall has a 5,700 square foot green roof planted with drought-tolerant sedums.

The Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER) was created by the students, faculty and staff of Haverford College, and founded on the socially responsible principles of the college. You can use their Building Dashboard to track real-time electricity use in buildings … Continue reading

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

Instagram

Instagram One of Haverford's black squirrels is also on Instagram.

If Instagram is your preferred social media site, then you’re in luck! The College has an Instagram account at “haverfordedu,” so please follow us there. Don’t forget to tag all your Haverford-related Instagram pics with the hashtag #HaverfordCollege!