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.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

2015 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sarah Eppler-Epstein ‘15, "Brick Maker", People category. 2015 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sarah Eppler-Epstein ‘15, "Brick Maker", People 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

Then & Now: Whitall Hall Then

Do you remember Whitall? Send your recollections to hc-editor@haverford.edu. Photo: Courtesy Special Collections. Do you remember Whitall? Send your recollections to hc-editor@haverford.edu. Photo: Courtesy Special Collections.

Then & Now: Whitall Hall Whitall Hall, which once stood next to Gest, cost $5,000 to build in 1896 and originally housed woodworking and machine shops, a drafting studio, and an “electric lighting engine.” A 1929 renovation replaced the shops … Continue reading

Student Activities

Students discuss Eric Halterman’s talk “The Source of All Problems in Philosophy” at a meeting of the New Philosophers’ Club. Students discuss Eric Halterman’s talk “The Source of All Problems in Philosophy” at a meeting of the New Philosophers’ Club.

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.

Zachary Oberfield – Office Hour

Zachary Oberfield's office features Japanese calligraphy and a Bill Bradley campaign poster. Zachary Oberfield's office features Japanese calligraphy and a Bill Bradley campaign poster.

Assistant Professor of Political Science Zachary Oberfield teaches courses on American politics, public policy, Congress, the presidency, and bureaucracy, which is the focus of his scholarly research. Read Office Hour in the Winter 2015 issue of Haverford Magazine.

KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest

Matteo Miazzo '15, Tracer particles showing paths of individual tracers, which have been randomly colored to distinguish between different particles. 2014-15 Second Place Winner. Matteo Miazzo '15, Tracer particles showing paths of individual tracers, which have been randomly colored to distinguish between different particles. 2014-15 Second Place Winner.

The KINSC Scientific Imaging Contest is an annual competition for student-submitted images from experiments or simulations that are scientifically intriguing as well as aesthetically pleasing. Judging is based on both the quality of the image and the explanation of the … Continue reading

Commencement 2015

Use #haverford15 to share your Commencement excitement with us on Twitter and Instagram! Use #haverford15 to share your Commencement excitement with us on Twitter and Instagram!

Congratulations, Class of 2015! Commencement will take place Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are not required.

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography "In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Letter from Frederick Douglass This 1859 letter from Frederick Douglass is part of a collection of more than 100 letters held by Special Collections written by an array of 19th-century abolitionists and others to Philadelphia businessman and … Continue reading