Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane and her student research team used bird-mounted cameras to examine how falcons pursue their prey, which appears in the current issue of The Journal of Experimental Biology.
The Multicultural Scholars Program is a student-run networking and mentoring program dedicated to the goal of academic excellence. Student coordinators, in collaboration with faculty and deans, plan workshops designed to communicate the wisdom and experience of upperclassmen to new students.
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. All of these groups and activities have one … Continue reading
The Chamber Singers of Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges, directed by Thomas Lloyd, embarked on a cultural exchange tour to Mexico. Visit the blog for photos, videos, and an inside perspective on the experience.
“I enjoy a remarkable level of camaraderie with other student-athletes [which] comes from sharing similar passions for academics, athletics, and extra-curricular activities and a requirement for the discipline to be able to manage all of those things.” —Adam Morollo ’14, … Continue reading
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.
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.
“Studying abroad in Paris gave me the confidence to set out on my own and explore the world around me. The challenge of becoming fluent in a different language gave me the strength to face many new experiences while abroad. … Continue reading
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.
More than 40% of Haverford students participate in varsity athletics such as our women’s outdoor and indoor track & field teams.
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.
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.