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.
Haverford’s areas of study allow a deep and detailed inquiry into a discipline that culminates in a comprehensive senior thesis.
Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.
From Ultimate to ice hockey, badminton to crew, Haverford student-athletes find some serious fun playing all kinds of non-varsity sports. Read “All in the Game” in Haverford magazine »
“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
The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.
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.
“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people.” —Bret Mulligan, Associate Professor of Classics. Read Office Hour in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.
The Spiritual Garden Through October 10, 2014 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery A solo exhibition featuring paintings, prints, video, and installations by Hee Sook Kim, Associate Professor of Fine Arts. Details »
Fay Strongin ’10 and Sarah Turkus ’10 discovered a shared passion for food and farming as students. Now the two friends are running Sidewalk Ends Farm in Providence, R.I. Read the feature article in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford … Continue reading
Through the Tri-College Consortium, students can take classes, major, participate in student organizations, and attend cultural and academic symposia on Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore College campuses.
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.