Category Archives: Campus

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

Sustainability

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

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

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!

mill-creek-service-day Students receive instruction from farm staff during a first-year service day at Mill Creek Farm.

First-Year Service Days

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.

DC Sunken Lounge Now Pictured (from left) Jeanna Kenney '16, Shakira King '17, Damon Motz-Storey '16, and Matt da Silva '14. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now

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

The view of Founders Green from Founders Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison The view of Founders Green from Founders Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison

The Campus/STARS rating

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded Haverford College … Continue reading

Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections. Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections.

O. Winston Link

Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

The Library in 1865

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.

Generative Gardening Squash blossoms in the Haverford Garden. Photo: Alanna Matteson '15.

Garden Internship

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship‘s Haverford Garden internship encourages students to think creatively about how gardening (or more generally, food) connects to the strictly theoretical work they do in the classroom.

The view of Founders Green from Hilles Hall. Photo by Howard Korn The view of Founders Green from Hilles Hall. Photo by Howard Korn

The Campus

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.

Dave Barry '69 signed copies of his book You Can Date Boys When You're 40, after reading excerpts for the audience (video). Photo: Brad Larrison. Dave Barry '69 signed copies of his book You Can Date Boys When You're 40, after reading excerpts for the audience (video). Photo: Brad Larrison.

Alumni Weekend Recap

More than 1,000 alumni returned to campus the last weekend in May for Alumni Weekend. Missed it? Check out the photo gallery or our social media Storify on the HaverBlog.