Health Studies

Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison

Students interested in health professions can now participate in the Bi-College multi-disciplinary health studies program, which gives students in any major the opportunity to minor in health studies. Read “New Perspective on Health” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

What They Learned: Emily Mayer ’14

Mayer's thesis, "Bridging the Movement: A Geography of the San Francisco Women's Building", contributes to localized studies of second-wave feminism and queer histories of San Francisco. Photo courtesy of the Women's Building. Mayer's thesis, "Bridging the Movement: A Geography of the San Francisco Women's Building", contributes to localized studies of second-wave feminism and queer histories of San Francisco. Photo courtesy of the Women's Building.

What They Learned History major Emily Mayer ’14 wanted to write her thesis about second-wave feminism and race, and realized that the Women’s Building, a women-owned community center and landmark in the Mission District of San Francisco, CA, provided the … Continue reading

CPGC Internship – Belfast

Dylan Woloszczuk ’15 spent the summer in Belfast, Northern Ireland working with Community Restorative Justice Ireland (CRJI). Dylan Woloszczuk ’15 spent the summer in Belfast, Northern Ireland working with Community Restorative Justice Ireland (CRJI).

“I did absolutely nothing that I expected to do, and that was one of the best things about my experience.” — Dylan Woloszczuk ’15 Each summer the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship supports an array of domestic and international … Continue reading

First-Year Service Days

mill-creek-service-day Students receive instruction from farm staff during a first-year service day at Mill Creek Farm.

Traditions One of 8th Dimension‘s oldest traditions is hosting first-year service days, which all first-year students participate in. Community service is one of the most important aspects of the Haverford experience.

2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest – Places

2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places 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

Being a Student-Athlete

An aerial view of a fencing tournament An aerial view of a fencing tournament held in Ryan gym, ca. early 1990s. Courtesy of College Archives.

“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

Customs

Customs Trust Walk The class of 2017 participates in the Trust Walk—part of Customs Week—around campus. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Welcome Class of 2018 Customs is Haverford College’s First-Year Experience program, which includes a five-day orientation immediately preceding the fall semester. Follow along with the excitement of their 1st day & share your own experiences using #FordsMoveIn on Twitter and … Continue reading

Academics

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

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.

Bret Mulligan – Office Hour

Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people,” says Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan, who teaches ancient Greek and Latin language classes as well as courses … Continue reading

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now

DC Sunken Lounge Now Pictured (from left) Jeanna Kenney '16, Shakira King '17, Damon Motz-Storey '16, and Matt da Silva '14. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Then and Now: The Sunken Lounge Now It was a long and remarkably snowy winter, and the fireplace in the DC served as a welcome respite from the cold. Students often study, eat dinner, or enjoy special events in front … Continue reading

OAR

Office of Academic Resources Assistant Director Lionel Anderson meets with Grace Mangigian '16.

“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