Category Archives: Campus

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

Cat Mosque Bu 'Inaniya Madrasa. Fez, Morocco. Photo by Asst. Professor Travis Zadeh from his class "Imagining Islam: Icon, Object, and Image". The course is one possible elective for the MEIS concentration.

Middle East & Islamic Studies

The College has a concentration in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. These programs—which include fields such as Scientific Computing and Peace, Justice and Human Rights—give students the opportunity to pursue an area of study distinct from, but relevant to, their … Continue reading

Lunt Cafe Lunt Cafe, Haverford's 100% student-run and student-staffed coffee shop and restaurant. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Lunt Cafe

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

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.

Founders Bell, Haverford College A tour group peers at Founders Bell, which is inscribed with the college motto and the year 1867. Circa 1952. Courtesy of College Archives.

Founders Bell

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