Degree Partnership Programs

Three new programs with Penn, Claremont McKenna College, and Zheijiang University in China will offer an accelerated path to a master’s degree. Three new programs with Penn, Claremont McKenna College, and Zheijiang University in China will offer an accelerated path to a master’s degree.

Haverford College has forged innovative partnerships with some of the world’s top academic institutions to offer students additional opportunities for graduate study. Our degree partnership programs allow students to pursue an accelerated course of study toward a Master’s degree.

The Penn Treaty Elm

Penn Treaty Elm Haverford's elm is a direct descendant of the famous tree under which William Penn met with Lenape Chief Tamanend in 1682 and pledged a treaty of friendship.

Haverford’s serene campus is a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens and wooded areas.

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.

Arqueologías de destrucción 1958-2014

Marcos-Kurtycz-Destruction-homepage Marcos Kurtycz, Artefacto Kurtycz, 1982. Photograph by Adolfo Patiño, Facultad de Artes Plásticas U.V., Xalapa, Veracruz. Courtesy of Private Collection.

Arqueologías de destrucción 1958-2014 Through May 1, 2015 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This exhibition traces the archaeological remnants of “destructivism” or “destruction Art” in Latin America as they continue to reverberate in our present. Details »

Arqueologías de destrucción 1958-2014

Marcos Kurtycz, Artefacto Kurtycz Marcos Kurtycz, Artefacto Kurtycz, 1982. Photograph by Adolfo Patiño, Facultad de Artes Plásticas U.V., Xalapa, Veracruz. Courtesy of Private Collection.

Arqueologías de destrucción 1958-2014 Opening Night: Friday, March 20, 2015 4:30 p.m.—7:30 p.m. Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This exhibition traces the archaeological remnants of “destructivism” or “destruction Art” in Latin America as they continue to reverberate in our present. Details »

Public Observing

Strawbridge Observatory Students take a closer look at Jupiter and its moons through the observatory's 16" telescope. Photo: Thomas Carroll.

Public Observing Saturday, March 21, 6:30 p.m.—8 p.m. Strawbridge Observatory This community event will include a hands-on astronomy activity, student talk, and telescope observing. Details »

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

Student Activities

Blues Club Blues Club founder Chris Pence '18 (center) watches members practice a new step in Ryan Gymnasium.

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.

The Hurford Center for Arts & Humanities

Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group. Marie Howe, the 2012-14 Poet Laureate of New York State, visits campus on March 19, 2015 for a reading sponsored by the HCAH, Department of English, and the Poetry Reading Group.

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities seeks to enhance the intellectual and cultural life at Haverford by fostering challenging exchange among faculty, students, and diverse communities of writers, artists, performers, thinkers, activists, and innovators.