Category Archives: Campus

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.

A PhotoPile of Instagram photos. A PhotoPile of Instagram photos.

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!

Wartime Haverford Courtesy of College Archives.

Wartime Haverford

The Army Specialized Training Program (or A.S.T.P.) included basic engineering, foreign area and language studies, which were taught at Haverford in 1943 and 1944, as part of the program to add non-combatant service students during World War II.

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

The Penn Treaty Elm

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.

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.

Community Housing

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

Pinwheel Day, 2013 Pinwheel Day, 2013. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Pinwheel Day

Pinwheel Day 2014 After an unusually long and snowy winter, the arrival of spring is especially welcome. Help us celebrate the season and spin the day away! Leave a comment on the Haverblog

Students gathered in Ryan Gym for an Honor Council Abstract Party to discuss recent cases. Council regularly sponsors such events. Photo: Brad Larrison. Students gathered in Ryan Gym for an Honor Council Abstract Party to discuss recent cases. Council regularly sponsors such events. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Honor Bound

It began in 1897 as a simple system for holding exams without proctors. Since then, the cherished Honor Code has become the purest expression of the College’s values and an intrinsic part of a Haverford education. Read “Honor Bound” in … Continue reading