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Three new programs with Penn, Claremont McKenna College, and Zheijiang University in China will offer an accelerated path to a master’s degree. Three new programs with Penn, Claremont McKenna College, and Zheijiang University in China will offer an accelerated path to a master’s degree.

Degree Partnership Programs

Haverford College has forged innovative partnerships with some of the world’s top academic institutions to offer students additional opportunities for graduate study. Our degree partnership programs allow students to pursue an accelerated course of study toward a Master’s degree.

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Center

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.

Nerd House, Haverford College Nerd House (residents pictured here) made its debut at the start of the 2013-2014 academic year. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Community Housing

For students looking to forge close connections around shared interests, Haverford offers special interest housing choices, such as La Casa Hispánica (for those attuned to the culture of the Spanish-speaking world); Cadbury House (quiet study, and alcohol and drug-free); and … Continue reading

An intimate classroom setting. Advanced Latin Literature: Ovid's Love Poetry with Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan. Photo: Jim Roese.

Academics at Haverford

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.

Megan Holt '14, Alexandre Leibler '15, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier check out the equipment in the Maker Space. Photo: Brad Larrison Megan Holt '14, Alexandre Leibler '15, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier check out the equipment in the Maker Space. Photo: Brad Larrison

Maker Space Makes its Debut

The HaverFab Maker Space for the Arts and Sciences is outfitted with a 3-D scanner, 3-D printer, and ShopBot—an automated carving device able to shape wood, plastic, or aluminum. Read “Maker Space Makes its Debut” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue … Continue reading

Dylan Woloszczuk ’15 spent the summer in Belfast, Northern Ireland working with Community Restorative Justice Ireland (CRJI). Dylan Woloszczuk ’15 spent the summer in Belfast, Northern Ireland working with Community Restorative Justice Ireland (CRJI).

CPGC Internship – Belfast

“I did absolutely nothing that I expected to do, and that was one of the best things about my experience.” — Dylan Woloszczuk ’15 Each summer the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship supports an array of domestic and international … 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.

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

An aerial view of a fencing tournament An aerial view of a fencing tournament held in Ryan gym, ca. early 1990s. Courtesy of College Archives.

Being a Student-Athlete

“To be a student-athlete is to be someone who sees the critical importance of the lessons learned both in the classroom and on the field. I truly believe that life rewards individuals who are hard-working, flexible, and capable of relating … Continue reading

Customs Trust Walk The class of 2017 participates in the Trust Walk—part of Customs Week—around campus. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Customs

Welcome Class of 2018 Customs is Haverford College’s First-Year Experience program, which includes a five-day orientation immediately preceding the fall semester. Follow along with the excitement of their 1st day & share your own experiences using #FordsMoveIn on Twitter and … Continue reading

Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory

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.

DC Sunken Lounge Now Pictured (from left) Jeanna Kenney '16, Shakira King '17, Damon Motz-Storey '16, and Matt da Silva '14. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now It was a long and remarkably snowy winter, and the fireplace in the DC served as a welcome respite from the cold. Students often study, eat dinner, or enjoy special events in front … Continue reading