Category Archives: Students

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.

In this Dig into the Archives session, College Archivist Krista Oldham shared photographs, documents, and other materials about some old Haverford traditions. Photo: Patrick Montero In this Dig into the Archives session, College Archivist Krista Oldham shared photographs, documents, and other materials about some old Haverford traditions. Photo: Patrick Montero

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.

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

Blues Club Blues Club founder Chris Pence '18 (center) watches members practice a new step in Ryan Gymnasium.

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.

Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group. Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group.

The Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks to enhance the intellectual and cultural life at Haverford by fostering challenging exchange among faculty, students, and diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.

Lauren Pronger '18 and Linyi Chen '18 pose with their LoveShack version of Founders Hall.  Their team won for "Most Haverfordian". Lauren Pronger '18 and Linyi Chen '18 pose with their LoveShack version of Founders Hall. Their team won for "Most Haverfordian".

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.

Rowing at Haverford College The late Greg Kannerstein '63 was honored when the Haverford crew team christened its newest boat "Mr. Haverford." 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 “All in the Game” in Haverford magazine »

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.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

“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

Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO). Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO).

Biochemistry Superlab

The Biochemistry superlab is designed so that students get first hand experience using techniques and equipment commonly used in graduate labs and research facilities; however, what really makes superlab special is the independence the professors give.

Students hike part of the migration trail in the desert with humanitarian nonprofit No More Deaths. Photo: David Sanders. Students hike part of the migration trail in the desert with humanitarian nonprofit No More Deaths. Photo: David Sanders.

Migration Field Study

Over winter break, nine students got a fresh perspective on immigration as part of a weeklong Borderlands Field Study to Arizona and Mexico sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship.