In the Collection Artist and illustrator Maxfield Parrish, Class of 1892, already showed great promise while a student here, as evidenced by his fabulously illustrated chemistry notebook. The notebook is part of the Maxfield Parrish Collection, which includes letters, manuscripts, … Continue reading
Open Campus Day Sunday April 21, 2013 We welcome admitted students and their families to campus to give them a taste of the Haverford experience.
Upgraded facilities, 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 in both sports … Continue reading
The Army Specialized Training Program (or A.S.T.P.) included basic engineering, foreign area and language studies, which were taught at Haverford in 1943 and 1944, as part of the program to add non-combatant service students during World War II.
The English department offers courses in the literary traditions of the English-speaking world. The department aims to develop in its students the ability to respond to texts thoughtfully and critically, and to articulate those responses in clear and fluent English.
Traditions ‘Fords enjoy myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; pinwheel day; the annual weekend throwdown at the end of the year called Haverfest; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.
Virtually all our Physics & Astronomy majors engage in cutting-edge research, working closely with faculty in fields such as biophysics, quantum computers, cosmology, quantum gravity, fluid dynamics, nanoscience and extra-galactic astronomy.
Then & Now: Concerts Now In February, the Baltimore band Chiffon played for students in the basement of Lunt, which is home to a student-run café and a performance space that hosts the Federation United Concert Series. Missed yesterday’s photo? … Continue reading
Then & Now: Concerts In 1965, students could get coffee and a bite and listen to musical performances in a café called The Crypt in the basement of Union. There was even some snazzy balcony level seating overlooking the action. … Continue reading
“Many of my athletes are musicians, actors, singers, or are involved in community service. Nobody is just going to class, going to tennis and going home.”—Ann Koger, Head Women’s Tennis Coach and Associate Director of Athletics
Spring Has Sprung: Pinwheel Day 2013 It’s quite a sight! Haverford’s arboretum campus is beautiful year round, but never more so than on Pinwheel Day. Leave a comment on the Haverblog
Who Killed Sarah Stout? February 28–September 20, 2013 Sharpless Gallery An interactive exhibit which asks visitors to play detective to solve a 1699 murder mystery using holdings from Haverford’s Special Collections. Details »