Daniel H. Weiss, Haverford’s newly inaugurated 14th president, expects much to change at Haverford in the coming year—except what matters most. Read “Methods Adapt, but Values Endure” in Haverford magazine »
The Skate House hasn’t seen any actual skaters for decades. But it’s still in use, booked for receptions and student events such as club meetings and even poetry readings.
Traditions: Lloyd Lights The denizens of Lloyd Hall have once again festooned each entry with lights in celebration of the season. Time to cast your non-binding (but fun anyway) vote for best effort.
“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
“As a biology and anthropology double major, I’m looking at the social aspects of biofuels. I plan, in fact, to draw upon my experiences at LAFIECO … in my senior anthropology thesis.” — Katie Ulrich ’14
“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
Through the combined arts program with Bryn Mawr, Haverford offers more breadth and depth than the typical small college for students who want to participate in the arts on any level as part of their college experience.
Radio broadcasting began at Haverford in 1923, when an AM station—only the second in Pennsylvania—was launched. Today, WHRC lives on as an internet radio station with a live stream and DJ’ed shows.
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
“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
Residential life at Haverford can take on many different forms, from traditional dorms to apartment living to specialized houses dedicated to a cultural or academic focus. La Casa Hispánica is a special interest house that supports the endeavors of students … Continue reading
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.