Category Archives: Students

2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places category.

2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest – Places

“Studying abroad enriched my academic experience by exposing me to new perspectives and encouraging me to critically reevaluate my existing intellectual assumptions.” – Ben Wohl ’14 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study … Continue reading

Women's Tennis Coach Ann Koger was profiled in the summer 2013 NCAA Champion Magazine Women's Tennis Coach Ann Koger was profiled in the summer 2013 NCAA Champion Magazine

A Winning Combination

“Many of my athletes are musicians, actors, singers, or are involved in community service. Nobody is just going to class, going to tennis and going home.”—Ann Koger, Head Women’s Tennis Coach and Associate Director of Athletics

J. D. Bridges '02 started rowing at Haverford. He's now a renowned coach for the sport. Photo: Brad Larrison J. D. Bridges '02 started rowing at Haverford. He's now a renowned coach for the sport. Photo: Brad Larrison

Club Sports

From Ultimate to ice hockey, badminton to crew, Haverford student-athletes find some serious fun playing all kinds of non-varsity sports. Read ““Crew Still Floats His Boat” in Haverford magazine »

Josh Begley, Prison Map Photo: Josh Begley, Prison Map. Featured in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery exhibition Prison Obscura, which used rarely seen prisoner-made photographs to shed light on the prison industrial complex.

What They Learned: Abigail Flynn ’14

What They Learned Political science major Abigail Flynn’s senior thesis examined the Supreme Court’s influence on state legislative action on the death penalty. Part of the What They Learned Haverblog series that explores the thesis work of members of the … Continue reading

Founders Bell Seniors celebrate the last day of exams by ringing—and signing—the bell in the cupola on Founders Hall.

Traditions

Traditions Each year, Fords look forward to myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; frequent a cappella concerts; pinwheel day; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.

Office of Academic Resources Assistant Director Lionel Anderson meets with Grace Mangigian '16.

OAR

“What I appreciate so much about the OAR is that they recognize that academic performance is so closely tied to a variety of other factors in a student’s life. When I meet with the staff, I’m not simply talking about … Continue reading

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Academics

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.

Jake Raisel ’17 and Casey Falk ’16 in the Maker Space Robotics Club members Jake Raisel ’17 (left) and Casey Falk ’16 in the Maker Space. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Community

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.

Math Problem Solving The Math Question Center, and the math lounge, both within the KINSC, are open to all students by keycard access 24/7 (and are rarely empty).

Math Question Center

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.