Category Archives: Students

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

2015 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Photo: Lisa Boughter. 2015 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Photo: Lisa Boughter.

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.

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.

James Campbell ’16 is interning at GreenLight Fund Philadelphia, the local subset of a national venture philanthropy organization that seeks to bring empirically-successful nonprofits into the city to address unmet critical needs. James Campbell ’16 is interning at GreenLight Fund Philadelphia, the local subset of a national venture philanthropy organization that seeks to bring empirically-successful nonprofits into the city to address unmet critical needs.

CCPA Summer Series 2015

The Whitehead Internship Program encourages Haverford students who have completed their sophomore or junior year to engage in an 8 – 10 week summer work experience related to entrepreneurial endeavors, small business enterprise, venture capital or investment finance activities.

2015 Study Abroad photo contest 2nd place winner Deborah Leter '15, "Encounter with Lakshmi the Elephant", Ford Faces category. 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 2nd place winner Deborah Leter '15, "Encounter with Lakshmi the Elephant", Ford Faces category.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

“Studying abroad was educational in more ways than I ever thought it could be. I experienced a new culture and a new language, and gained valuable new perspectives.” – Rachel Grunden ’16 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take … Continue reading

Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber helped create the public art and urban research project Monument Lab at Philadelphia's City Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison Postdoctoral Writing Fellow Paul Farber helped create the public art and urban research project Monument Lab at Philadelphia's City Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Program

The Writing Program administers the first-year writing seminars which encourage students to become rigorous thinkers and writers who can construct arguments that matter, and supports a Writing Center where specially-trained peer tutors work with fellow students.

2015 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Elizabeth Fishman '16, "Making Friends with Wallabies", Ford Faces category. 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Elizabeth Fishman '16, "Making Friends with Wallabies", Ford Faces category.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

“Studying abroad was educational in more ways than I ever thought it could be. I experienced a new culture and a new language, and gained valuable new perspectives.” – Rachel Grunden ’16 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take … Continue reading

Inventions en Pointe Aurora Jensen '15 (blue), and Emma Cohen '17 (red) demonstrate dance positions from the HCAH funded Inventions en Pointe, choreographed by Antonia Z. Brown '13. Photo: Patrick Montero

Student Arts Fund – HCAH

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities’ Student Arts Fund helps students pursue creative interests that build upon and go beyond the offerings of our formal curriculum.

Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception. Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception.

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes Through September 7, 2015 Magill Library This student-curated exhibit, sponsored by the Haverford College Libraries, explores stylistic and narrative changes in comic books from the 1930s to today. Details »