Category Archives: Students

The Student Events Committee hosted a spring formal dance with the theme "Mad Science". Photo: Brad Larrison The Student Events Committee hosted a spring formal dance with the theme "Mad Science". 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.

Haverford's first-ever Public Policy Forum included two poster sessions. Students like Katie Tsai '16 presented their own research in between panels. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Haverford's first-ever Public Policy Forum included two poster sessions. Students like Katie Tsai '16 presented their own research in between panels. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Academic Centers

Haverford’s academic Centers shape daily life at the College, by invigorating the arts on campus, supporting cutting-edge research and inspiring students on issues across the globe.

Join Professor Kerstin Perez for a screening of 'Particle Fever' and a virtual talk with scientists in the control room of an LHC experiment Saturday 3/28 at 4 p.m.. Photo courtesy of CERN. Join Professor Kerstin Perez for a screening of 'Particle Fever' and a virtual talk with scientists in the control room of an LHC experiment Saturday 3/28 at 4 p.m.. Photo courtesy of CERN.

Physics & Astronomy

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.

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.

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.