Category Archives: Students

Photo by Patrick Montero Photo by Patrick Montero

Summer Centered: May Plumb ’16

With funding from the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, May Plumb ’16 is working with Assistant Professor Brook Lillehaugen to preserve and educate people about Colonial Valley Zapotec, a native language of Mexico’s Southern region.

An economics major, Tommy Bergjans '15 wrote a Moneyball-style thesis and is now playing for the L.A. Dodgers organization. An economics major, Tommy Bergjans '15 wrote a Moneyball-style thesis and is now playing for the L.A. Dodgers organization.

Athletics – NY Times

At Haverford, athletics can be big in the classroom and on the field. As The New York Times reports, many seniors choose to focus their thesis project on sports, and a large number of grads work in Major League Baseball.

Vita Litvak '02 is a visiting assisant professor of photography who provides her students with opportunities to broaden their perspectives and realize their potential. Photo: Patrick Montero Vita Litvak '02 is a visiting assisant professor of photography who provides her students with opportunities to broaden their perspectives and realize their potential. Photo: Patrick Montero

Fine Arts at Haverford

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 effect of Interleukin 13 (IL13) on cultured small intestine epithelial cells from a normal patient Audra Devoto '17, The effect of Interleukin 13 (IL13) on cultured small intestine epithelial cells from a normal patient, 2014-15 First Place Winner.

KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest

The KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest is an annual contest for student-submitted images from experiments or simulations that are scientifically intriguing as well as aesthetically pleasing. Judging is based on both the quality of the image and the explanation of the … Continue reading

Hand-drawn map of the Kensington neighborhood in Philadelphia, by Courtney Lau '17 for the Fringe Festival Guide. Hand-drawn map of the Kensington neighborhood in Philadelphia, by Courtney Lau '17 for the Fringe Festival Guide.

Summer Programs – HCAH

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities supports students across a range of internships, faculty assistantships, and research projects. Follow the students throughout the summer on the Decentered blog.

2015 Study Abroad photo contest 3rd place winner Lindsay Silver ‘15, "La Catedral", Places category. 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 3rd place winner Lindsay Silver ‘15, "La Catedral", Places category.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

“I returned from study abroad a more thoughtful student and citizen, as well as a much better navigator!” – Grace Mangigian ’16 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

Haverford hosted the inaugural Keystone Cup quidditch match. Photo: Brad Larrison. Haverford hosted the inaugural Keystone Cup quidditch match. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Student Activities

Haverford has more than 145 student groups that 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.

Old Town Cemetery in Scotland 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 2nd place winner Sarah Moses '16, "Old Town Cemetery", Places category.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

“I returned from study abroad a more thoughtful student and citizen, as well as a much better navigator!” – Grace Mangigian ’16 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

Since finding museum management as a career path, Wolberg has begun working with the HCAH and the CCPA to promote similar opportunities to students. Since finding museum management as a career path, Wolberg has begun working with the HCAH and the CCPA to promote similar opportunities to students.

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Wolberg ’15

Where They’re Headed Sarah Wolberg ’15 is working in communications office of the Barnes Foundation, the Philadelphia museum that holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings. Part of the Where They’re Headed series in the … Continue reading

Summer interns are sharing their experiences on the CPGC's Global Citizen blog. Photo by Sunny Zheng '16, who is interning in Cambodia. Summer interns are sharing their experiences on the CPGC's Global Citizen blog. Photo by Sunny Zheng '16, who is interning in Cambodia.

CPGC Summer Interns

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship supports an array of domestic and international summer internships for students that aim to deepen Haverford’s connections with social change organizations and to encourage an integrated approach to pressing social, cultural and ethical … Continue reading