Category Archives: Campus

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.

Students Jeanna Kenney '16, Shakira King '17, Damon Motz-Storey '16, and Matt de Silva '14 enjoy the warm glow of the fire. Photo: Brad Larrison Students Jeanna Kenney '16, Shakira King '17, Damon Motz-Storey '16, and Matt de Silva '14 enjoy the warm glow of the fire. Photo: Brad Larrison

Then & Now – Sunken Lounge Now

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. Missed yesterday’s photo? … Continue reading

KINSC April's Fools On April Fool’s Day, students from the science departments bedeck the KINSC with themed decorations. This life-size monster from the Super Mario Brothers video game was just part of last year's fun. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Traditions

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.

GIAC at Night Outside the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.

A Winning Combination

Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for Athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel … Continue reading

At the recent "Love Shack" event sponsored by FAB, students decorated "gingerbread" houses and competed to win prizes, such as "Most Haverfordian." Photo: Thom Carroll Photography At the recent "Love Shack" event sponsored by FAB, students decorated "gingerbread" houses and competed to win prizes, such as "Most Haverfordian." Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

FAB

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create. All of these groups and activities have one … 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.

A PhotoPile of just some of this month's submissions to the #Haverpic contest. A PhotoPile of just some of this month's submissions to the #Haverpic contest.

Instagram Contest

Did you know the College was on Instagram? Follow us @haverfordedu, where we are currently running our first photo contest. Tag your Haverford-related photos #Haverpic for a chance to win!

A total of 63 students, primarily computer science majors, participated in the Hack-a-Thon. Students and faculty filled Founders Great Hall for the presentation and judging. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography A total of 63 students, primarily computer science majors, participated in the Hack-a-Thon. Students and faculty filled Founders Great Hall for the presentation and judging. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Hackathon

Students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore colleges had just 48 hours to conceive, develop, and present their web and mobile technology ideas at the first Tri-Co Hack-a-Thon. The winning entry, called “TryLinGO,” is a language-learning app that uses a … Continue reading