Customs

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

Customs is Haverford College’s First-Year Experience program, which includes a five-day orientation immediately preceding the fall semester.

Garden Internship

Generative Gardening Squash blossoms in the Haverford Garden. Photo: Alanna Matteson '15.

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship‘s Haverford Garden internship encourages students to think creatively about how gardening (or more generally, food) connects to the strictly theoretical work they do in the classroom.

Astronomy at APO

The ARC 3.5 m telescope Tianyi Yang '15 photographed the ARC 3.5 m telescope. This is what the telescope looks like under long exposure.

Assistant Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman led a group of students over spring break to observe at the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico. Haverford is part of the Northeast Participation Group, a consortium of a handful of small schools … Continue reading

David Rosa ’15 – Ehaus and Internship

David Roza '15 and Alice Thatcher '14 at weekly Ehaus dinner. Photo by Thom Carroll Photography. David Roza '15 and Alice Thatcher '14 at weekly Ehaus dinner. Photo by Thom Carroll Photography.

David Roza ’15, an English major and cross-country member, will spend his summer interning at The Portland Tribune. Roza will work with newsroom staffers to learn journalistic principles and write stories during his internship. He is especially interested in reporting … Continue reading

The Campus

The view of Founders Green from Hilles Hall. Photo by Howard Korn The view of Founders Green from Hilles Hall. Photo by Howard Korn

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.

Where They’re Headed: Mariah Braxton ’14

Braxton shakes hands with President Weiss at Commencement 2014.   “Where They’re Headed” is a series of occasional blog posts reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2014. Photo by Jim Roese. Braxton shakes hands with President Weiss at Commencement 2014. “Where They’re Headed” is a series of occasional blog posts reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2014. Photo by Jim Roese.

Where They’re Headed Though many Growth and Structure of Cities majors become urban planners and architects, Mariah Braxton ’14 knew she wanted to pursue a different career path. After receiving guidance from her thesis advisor and Haverford’s Center for Career … Continue reading

2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest – Ford Faces

2014 Study Abroad photo contest second place winner Ryan Gilliom '15, “Thanksgiving Day Elephant Ride”, Ford Faces category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest second place winner Ryan Gilliom '15, “Thanksgiving Day Elephant Ride”, Ford Faces 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

In the Collection: William Penn

In the collection "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.

CPGC Summer Interns

Summer interns will be sharing their experiences on the CPGC's Global Citizen blog. Photo by Allie Lake '14, who is interning in Peru. Summer interns will be sharing their experiences on the CPGC's Global Citizen blog. Photo by Allie Lake '14, who is interning in Peru.

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

Fords in Philly – Nick Kerr ’04

Nick Kerr '04 is a co-founder of Quad Investments, a real estate company that buys and renovates rental properties in Philadelphia. Nick Kerr '04 is a co-founder of Quad Investments, a real estate company that buys and renovates rental properties in Philadelphia.

Once plagued by “brain drain”, Haverford’s big city neighbor has become an increasingly popular post-commencement destination for the College’s grads, many of whom are working to better life for all in their adopted hometown. Read “Fords in Philly” in the … Continue reading

Alumni Weekend Recap

Dave Barry '69 signed copies of his book You Can Date Boys When You're 40, after reading excerpts for the audience (video). Photo: Brad Larrison. Dave Barry '69 signed copies of his book You Can Date Boys When You're 40, after reading excerpts for the audience (video). Photo: Brad Larrison.

More than 1,000 alumni returned to campus the last weekend in May for Alumni Weekend. Missed it? Check out the photo gallery or our social media Storify on the HaverBlog.