Then and Now: Whitall Hall Now In 1972, Whitall Hall was torn down to improve the view of (and from) the newly built Dining Center. The spot is now a busy crossroads on campus, especially at meal times. Missed yesterday’s … Continue reading
Then & Now: Whitall Hall Whitall Hall, which once stood next to Gest, cost $5,000 to build in 1896 and originally housed woodworking and machine shops, a drafting studio, and an “electric lighting engine.” A 1929 renovation replaced the shops … Continue reading
Congratulations, Class of 2015! Commencement will take place Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are not required.
Spring Has Sprung: Pinwheel Day 2015 It’s quite a sight! Haverford’s arboretum campus is beautiful year round, but never more so than on Pinwheel Day.
Deviating from the typical let’s-soak-up-the-sun-type college spring break, many Haverford students instead lobbied Congress, built houses, went dancing, and participated in conferences as part of several alternative activities organized by students and other groups on campus.
Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now It was a long 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 of its warming … Continue reading
Then & 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. Come back tomorrow … Continue reading
Commencement 2015 Commencement will take place Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. Honorary degrees will be awarded to Thandeka Luthuli Gcabashe, Sister Mary Scullion, and Bryan A. Stevenson.
The work of the Black Students League, a newly formed Task Force on Diversity and Community, and an expanded Office of Multicultural Affairs are all helping to broaden the conversation on campus and create a more inclusive environment.
Traditions Fords enjoy myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; pinwheel day; the annual weekend throwdown at the end of the year called Haverfest; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.
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.
The Departments of astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, and psychology are housed in the state-of-the-art Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center (KINSC).