John R. Coleman, Haverford’s ninth president, published his book Blue Collar Journal in 1974 and caused a sensation. The book was based on his experiences going incognito on a “secret” sabbatical, during which he hauled trash in a small town … Continue reading
HaverFarm is the name for both the student-run club and the plots of land where food is grown: one behind HCA’s apartment 19, a smaller one behind HCA 22, and the third, larger space behind the facilities and maintenance building. … Continue reading
With funding from the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, May Plumb ’16 is working with Assistant Professor Brook Lillehaugen to preserve and educate people about Colonial Valley Zapotec, a native language of Mexico’s Southern region.
At Haverford, athletics can be big in the classroom and on the field. As The New York Times reports, many seniors choose to focus their thesis project on sports, and a large number of grads work in Major League Baseball.
Where They’re Headed Robin Banerji ’15 is starting a career in economic analysis at Moody’s Analytics. “Over my four years, I’ve found that my writing has evolved to be more organized, clearer, and limited to the data and analysis that … Continue reading
Much of Assistant Professor of Computer Science Sorelle Friedler’s research takes place in a heady realm known as “high-dimensional space”—used to model data sets with many attributes—where, instead of the two or three dimensions most of us are familiar with, … Continue reading
Established nearly 80 years ago by the Campus Club, the 2.2-mile Nature Trail encircling Haverford College’s campus provides a shady path for dog walkers, joggers and runners.
History and chemistry double-major Max Findley ’15, the former co-captain of Haverford’s fencing team, took some time to talk to Haverford magazine about the venerable sport of fencing and why it has held him in thrall since elementary school. Read … Continue reading
With funding from the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, Tom Sternberg ’17 is researching the artistic contexts of plays, writing blog posts, and supporting the day-to-day operations of the Pig Iron Theater Company by calculating … Continue reading
English and creative writing professor Asali Solomon draws on her own family’s story for her acclaimed debut novel Disgruntled, which explores race and class, and “the mythologies of childhood.” Read the feature article in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Haverford … Continue reading
The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.
The KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest is an annual contest for student-submitted images from experiments or simulations that are scientifically intriguing as well as aesthetically pleasing. Judging is based on both the quality of the image and the explanation of the … Continue reading