Through funding from the Hurford Center for the Arts & Humanities, anthropology major Samuel Fox ’14 spent his summer in Arizona doing field research and finished the first draft of his novella, which features an anthropologist and a fictional citizen … Continue reading
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.
“What I appreciate so much about the OAR is that they recognize that academic performance is so closely tied to a variety of other factors in a student’s life. When I meet with the staff, I’m not simply talking about … Continue reading
Haverford’s 31 departmental majors and 22 concentrations lead to a capstone academic project. Senior projects are often informed by co-curricular research conducted through our three Centers for interdisciplinary study.
Virtually all Haverford Physics and Astronomy majors engage in cutting-edge research, working closely with faculty in fields such as biophysics, quantum computers, cosmology, quantum gravity, fluid dynamics, nanoscience, and extra-galactic astronomy.
Welcome Class of 2017 Customs Week is Haverford College’s orientation program designed to introduce all first-year students to college life at Haverford.
This summer Laura Newman Eckstein ’16 conducted an independent anthropology study looking at the ways diets, commensality, and family structures changed due to the Japanese Relocation Centers.
The English department offers courses in the literary traditions of the English-speaking world. The department aims to develop in its students the ability to respond to texts thoughtfully and critically, and to articulate those responses in clear and fluent English.
Traditions Each year, Fords look forward to the myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; frequent a cappella concerts; pinwheel day; the annual weekend throwdown at the end of the year called Haverfest; and, most importantly, Fall and … Continue reading
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
“I gained insight into the ways in which veterinary science can be combined with conservation biology. Since these are potential career paths and ideas for graduate school, my summer research was a great help in solidifying my desire to explore … Continue reading
Choral music has long been an important part of campus life at Haverford and Bryn Mawr. An oratorio choir of 150 singers, the Chorale performs a major work with an orchestra each semester.