A Winning Combination

GIAC at Night Outside the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.

Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel … Continue reading

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes

Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception. Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception.

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes Through September 7, 2015 Magill Library This student-curated exhibit, sponsored by the Haverford College Libraries, explores stylistic and narrative changes in comic books from the 1930s to today. Details »

Music at Haverford

Network for New Music Ingrid Arauco’s composition students workshopped their assignments with professional musicians including Network for New Music and percussionist Phil O’Banion.

The Department of Music at Haverford offers a creative approach to music theory, a curriculum in music history that deals with music in the social context and embraces world music and jazz, while our applied music program and ensembles provide … Continue reading

Academic Centers

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

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.

Trust, Concern, and Informational Interviews

Morgan Kist '11, Elizabeth Zoidis '11, Taylor Burmeister '09, Caitlin Fitzharris '10, and Joe Huttner '09 all work for AppNexus in New York City. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson Morgan Kist '11, Elizabeth Zoidis '11, Taylor Burmeister '09, Caitlin Fitzharris '10, and Joe Huttner '09 all work for AppNexus in New York City. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson

Mara Miller ’10 takes a look at how the Haverford alumni network can make a mighty big difference. Read Trust, Concern, and Informational Interviews in the Winter 2015 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Student Activities

Robotics Club members Brandon Smith, Jack Rasiel, and Casey Falk (all ’16) with the quadcopter they built. Robotics Club members Brandon Smith, Jack Rasiel, and Casey Falk (all ’16) with the quadcopter they built.

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.

Migration Field Study

Students hike part of the migration trail in the desert with humanitarian nonprofit No More Deaths. Photo: David Sanders. Students hike part of the migration trail in the desert with humanitarian nonprofit No More Deaths. Photo: David Sanders.

Over winter break, nine students got a fresh perspective on immigration as part of a weeklong Borderlands Field Study to Arizona and Mexico sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

2015 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sarah Eppler-Epstein ‘15, "Rooftop Kite Flyer", Cultural Encounters  category. 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sarah Eppler-Epstein ‘15, "Rooftop Kite Flyer", Cultural Encounters category.

“Studying abroad enriched my academic experience by 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

Alumni Weekend 2015

We look forward to seeing you on campus! We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Alumni Weekend May 29—31, 2015 “Reunions remind me why I fell in love with Haverford originally. While reliving fun times with old friends, I’m gaining a new appreciation of the College’s beliefs and traditions through adult eyes.” – Hilary Cohen … Continue reading

Instagram

One of Haverford's black squirrels is also on Instagram. One of Haverford's black squirrels is also on Instagram.

If Instagram is your preferred social media site, then you’re in luck! The College has an Instagram account at “haverfordedu,” so please follow us there. Don’t forget to tag all your Haverford-related Instagram pics with the hashtag #HaverfordCollege!

Traditions

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 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.