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

Biochemistry Superlab

Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO). Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO).

The Biochemistry superlab is designed so that students get first hand experience using techniques and equipment commonly used in graduate labs and research facilities; however, what really makes superlab special is the independence the professors give.

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.

In the Collection: William Penn

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson. "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson.

In the Collection: William Penn William Penn’s 1687 publication of The Excellent Priviledge of Liberty & Property was the first American printing of his translation of the Magna Carta, and Haverford’s copy is the only surviving complete example.

Academics

Students study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory Students 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.

Keeping it Real – Max Weissman ’89

Weissman with reality star Rev Run in the living room of the New Jersey home that is the focus of Rev Run's Renovations. Photo: Michael Paris Weissman with reality star Rev Run in the living room of the New Jersey home that is the focus of Rev Run's Renovations. Photo: Michael Paris

When Max Weissman ’89 graduated from Haverford, reality television didn’t exist. Now, his production company makes some of the best shows in the real estate reality genre, bringing former soap stars’ and rappers’ renovations into homes across America. Read the … Continue reading

Student Documentary ‘Wake’ Looks at the Oil Industry in Louisiana

Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor Helen White (center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during their research trip to the Gulf Coast. Photo: William Colgin.

Haverford’s first-ever Documentary Media Fellows spent the summer gathering footage during two road trips to the Gulf Coast. Read the article in the Fall 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

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 »

Just Married

Brianne Mahoney '02 (left) & Lisa Bennett celebrated their civil union in 2008 and had a second wedding last year when Connecticut made same-sex marriage legal. Brianne Mahoney '02 (left) & Lisa Bennett celebrated their civil union in 2008 and had a second wedding last year when Connecticut made same-sex marriage legal.

For many alumni and their same-sex partners, getting to “I do” has meant a long trek through a shifting legal landscape. Their stories tell the larger tale of the struggle for marriage equality. Read the feature article in the Fall … Continue reading

Then and Now: Fall 2014 Magazine then

Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995. Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995.

Then & Now Though founded by Quakers, Haverford is nondenominational and supports religious observance by members of all faiths. Come back tomorrow to see part of Religion and Spirituality Week on campus “Now”.