Category Archives: Students

2014 Study Abroad photo contest winner  Jennie Willemsen '15, "Artic Adventures", Cultural Encounters category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest winner Jennie Willemsen '15, "Artic Adventures", Cultural Encounters category.

2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest – Cultural Encounters

“Studying abroad enriched my academic experience through 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

Ying Li in a Fine Arts class Professor of Fine Arts Ying Li instructs a student during a painting class.

Fine Arts at Haverford

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.

Anna Russell '14 staged her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard in the Skate House. Collence Nyazenga '14 and Danica Harvey SC '15 starred. Photo: Brad Larrison. Anna Russell '14 staged her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard in the Skate House. Collence Nyazenga '14 and Danica Harvey SC '15 starred. Photo: Brad Larrison.

“The Island” in the Skate House

The Senior Thesis represents the culmination of a Haverford student’s academic experience, and is one of the most important and rewarding ways that Haverford realizes its educational mission.

(left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais. (left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais.

2014 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition Through May 18, 2014Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This year’s ten seniors pursued concentrations in sculpture, painting and printmaking. Details »

(left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais. (left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais.

2014 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition Opening Night: Friday, May 9, 20145:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This year’s ten seniors pursued concentrations in sculpture, painting and printmaking. Details »

Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory

Academics

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.

Fifty percent of Haverford students received financial aid from the College in 2013–2014, thanks to a need-blind admission policy that meets the demonstrated need of all admitted applicants. Photo by Brad Larrison. Fifty percent of Haverford students received financial aid from the College in 2013–2014, thanks to a need-blind admission policy that meets the demonstrated need of all admitted applicants. Photo by Brad Larrison.

Scholarship Luncheon

More than 200 people attended the 11th Annual Celebration of Scholarships on April 26, 2014, which brought together students who receive financial aid from endowed scholarship funds with the donors who created and have supported those funds.