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.
Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane and her student research team used bird-mounted cameras to examine how falcons pursue their prey, which appears in the current issue of The Journal of Experimental Biology.
The Chamber Singers of Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, directed by Thomas Lloyd, embarked on a cultural exchange tour to Mexico. Visit the blog for photos, videos, and an inside perspective on the experience.
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.
The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.
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.
Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.
Daniel H. Weiss, Haverford’s newly inaugurated 14th president, expects much to change at Haverford in the coming year—except what matters most. Read “Methods Adapt, but Values Endure” in Haverford magazine »
Whether doing scholarly research on “ethical loneliness,” interviewing philosophers for the magazine The Believer, or directing the College’s peace, justice, and human rights concentration, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Jill Stauffer crosses disciplines and reaches out to audiences beyond the campus. … Continue reading
Through the combined arts program with Bryn Mawr, Haverford offers more breadth and depth than the typical small college for students who want to participate in the arts on any level as part of their college experience.
“A professor such as Terrence Johnson is unusual not only in his ability to foster an intellectual community within class but also in his desire to create a more moral society within the Haverford community-at-large.“—Elana Bloomfield ’08 Read the Faculty … Continue reading
Gerald Cyrus: Portrait Of Camden In Photographs 2001–2008 Through December 1, 2013 The Atrium Gallery, Marshall Fine Arts Center A series of 35 black-and-white portraits that tell the story of the small, post-industrial East Coast city of Camden. Details »