Virtually all Haverford Physics and Astronomy majors engage in cutting-edge research, working closely with faculty in fields such as biophysics, quantum computers, cosmology, quantum gravity, fluid dynamics, nanoscience, and extra-galactic astronomy.
The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.
Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane used a special helmet-mounted camera on a goshawk to analyze the prey-pursuit strategy of the fast and highly maneuverable bird of prey.
The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks to enhance the intellectual and cultural life at Haverford by fostering challenging exchange among faculty, students, and diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.
The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out.
Haverford faculty model academic excellence through their scholarship and an ongoing commitment to compelling, effective instruction.
The Biochemistry superlab is designed so that students get first hand experience using techniques and equipment commonly used in graduate labs and research facilities; however, what really makes superlab special is the independence the professors give.
Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.
Haverford’s first-ever Documentary Media Fellows spent the summer gathering footage during two road trips to the Gulf Coast. Read the article in the Fall 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.
“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people.” —Bret Mulligan, Associate Professor of Classics. Read Office Hour in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.
The Math Question Center is an informal gathering place where students work in groups on math homework and get assistance when they need it. It is staffed five evenings each week by mathematics faculty and majors.
Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane used a special helmet-mounted camera on a goshawk to analyze the prey-pursuit strategy of the fast and highly maneuverable bird of prey. This work is detailed in a new paper in the current … Continue reading