Traditions One of 8th Dimension‘s oldest traditions is hosting first-year service days, which all first-year students participate in. Community service is one of the most important aspects of the Haverford experience.
“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
“To be a student-athlete is to be someone who sees the critical importance of the lessons learned both in the classroom and on the field. I truly believe that life rewards individuals who are hard-working, flexible, and capable of relating … Continue reading
Welcome Class of 2018 Customs is Haverford College’s First-Year Experience program, which includes a five-day orientation immediately preceding the fall semester. Follow along with the excitement of their 1st day & share your own experiences using #FordsMoveIn on Twitter and … Continue reading
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.
“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people,” says Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan, who teaches ancient Greek and Latin language classes as well as courses … Continue reading
Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now It was a long and remarkably snowy winter, and the fireplace in the DC served as a welcome respite from the cold. Students often study, eat dinner, or enjoy special events in front … Continue reading
Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Part of the Dining Center since its 1969 opening, the fireplace in the Sunken Lounge has long served as a meeting place and study space for students looking to warm up, as these organic … Continue reading
“What I appreciate so much about the OAR is that they recognize that academic performance is so closely tied to a variety of other factors in a student’s life. When I meet with the staff, I’m not simply talking about … Continue reading
Four students are participating in Haverford College’s newly launched Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship focusing on the enduring consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “It became apparent that there were numerous stories to be told, and the visually stimulating environment … Continue reading
What They Learned Political science major Abigail Flynn’s senior thesis examined the Supreme Court’s influence on state legislative action on the death penalty. Part of the What They Learned Haverblog series that explores the thesis work of members of the … Continue reading
What They Learned Biology major Robert Brooks is working toward a career in healthcare and will be attending medical school under the auspices of the U.S. Air Force. His desire to help people through science was partially inspired by his … Continue reading