Where They’re Headed: Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15

Eppler-Epstein is a Phi Beta Kappa Society member who graduated magna cum laude. Eppler-Epstein is a Phi Beta Kappa Society member who graduated magna cum laude.

Where They’re Headed Sarah Eppler-Epstein ’15 is a research assistant at the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. “Haverford prepared me well for this opportunity,” says Eppler-Epstein. “In my Peace, Justice, and Human Rights concentration, I … Continue reading

Buzzing Bees This Summer

Eli St. Amour, Haverford’s official beekeeper, and Claudia Kent, assistant director of facilities management, suited up in their spacesuit-like white Tyvek jackets and veils to check on the Haverford campus’ newest residents: bees. Eli St. Amour, Haverford’s official beekeeper, and Claudia Kent, assistant director of facilities management, suited up in their spacesuit-like white Tyvek jackets and veils to check on the Haverford campus’ newest residents: bees.

The honeybee hives, which were installed in May in the Retention Pond behind HaverFarm, were the idea of the Haverford’s BeeKeeping Club, which was formed by Alanna Matteson ’15 and Dana Ducombe ‘17 earlier this year. With its inception, the Club … Continue reading

Academics

Classics-Marathon Students and faculty gathered for an all-day collaborative reading of Homer’s Iliad, organized by the Department of Classics. Photo: Brad Larrison.

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.

Where They’re Headed: Fangyu Xiong ’15

Xiong credits his liberal arts education with not only teaching him how to code but how to strive to use that skill to help people. Xiong credits his liberal arts education with not only teaching him how to code but how to strive to use that skill to help people.

Where They’re Headed Fangyu Xiong ’15 is starting work at Facebook’s headquarters in August as a software development engineer. “Haverford has a well-rounded education, rather than [just] being career oriented,” he says. “I actually think that I [spent] more time … Continue reading

Study Abroad Photo Contest

2015 Study Abroad photo contest 3rd place winner Lindsay Silver ‘15, "La Catedral", Places category. 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 3rd place winner Lindsay Silver ‘15, "La Catedral", Places category.

“I returned from study abroad a more thoughtful student and citizen, as well as a much better navigator!” – Grace Mangigian ’16 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

Student Activities

Haverford hosted the inaugural Keystone Cup quidditch match. Photo: Brad Larrison. Haverford hosted the inaugural Keystone Cup quidditch match. Photo: Brad Larrison.

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.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

Old Town Cemetery in Scotland 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 2nd place winner Sarah Moses '16, "Old Town Cemetery", Places category.

“I returned from study abroad a more thoughtful student and citizen, as well as a much better navigator!” – Grace Mangigian ’16 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

Where They’re Headed: Sarah Wolberg ’15

Since finding museum management as a career path, Wolberg has begun working with the HCAH and the CCPA to promote similar opportunities to students. Since finding museum management as a career path, Wolberg has begun working with the HCAH and the CCPA to promote similar opportunities to students.

Where They’re Headed Sarah Wolberg ’15 is working in communications office of the Barnes Foundation, the Philadelphia museum that holds one of the finest collections of Post-Impressionist and early Modern paintings. Part of the Where They’re Headed series in the … Continue reading

CPGC Summer Interns

Summer interns are sharing their experiences on the CPGC's Global Citizen blog. Photo by Sunny Zheng '16, who is interning in Cambodia. Summer interns are sharing their experiences on the CPGC's Global Citizen blog. Photo by Sunny Zheng '16, who is interning in Cambodia.

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

Fine Arts at Haverford

2015 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Photo: Lisa Boughter. 2015 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Photo: Lisa Boughter.

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.

Where They’re Headed: Marcus Levy ’15

Levy’s role  will be to support La Casa’s mission by acting as a liaison between the nonprofit and its partner organizations, helping to promote the local economy. Levy’s role will be to support La Casa’s mission by acting as a liaison between the nonprofit and its partner organizations, helping to promote the local economy.

Where They’re Headed Marcus Levy ’15, who majored in Spanish and minored in independent health studies, is spending the next year as a Center for Peace and Global Citizenship fellow at La Casa de Los Amigos in Mexico City. Part … Continue reading