The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.
Traditions One of 8th Dimension‘s oldest traditions is hosting first-year service days, which all first-year students participate in. Community service is one of the most important aspects of the Haverford experience.
“Studying abroad in Paris gave me the confidence to set out on my own and explore the world around me. The challenge of becoming fluent in a different language gave me the strength to face many new experiences while abroad. … Continue reading
The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.
More than 40% of Haverford students participate in varsity athletics such as our women’s outdoor and indoor track & field teams.
Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.
The Math Question Center is an informal gathering place where students work in groups on math homework and get assistance when they need it. It is staffed five evenings each week by mathematics faculty and majors.
Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.
“I would recommend study abroad to everyone. It supplemented my academic experience in so many ways and really helped me grow as a person.” – Kathryn Johnston ’12 Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity … Continue reading
Daniel H. Weiss, Haverford’s newly inaugurated 14th president, expects much to change at Haverford in the coming year—except what matters most. Read “Methods Adapt, but Values Endure” in Haverford magazine »
Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House hasn’t seen any actual skaters for decades. But it’s still in use, booked for receptions and student events such as club meetings and even poetry readings. Missed yesterday’s photo? See the … Continue reading
Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House, designed in 1949, is outfitted with a porch, two fireplaces and a sitting room with benches. It regularly played host to crowds of skaters back in the days when the Duck … Continue reading