Student Activities

Lauren Pronger '18 and Linyi Chen '18 pose with their LoveShack version of Founders Hall.  Their team won for "Most Haverfordian". Lauren Pronger '18 and Linyi Chen '18 pose with their LoveShack version of Founders Hall. Their team won for "Most Haverfordian".

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.

Club Sports

Rowing at Haverford College The late Greg Kannerstein '63 was honored when the Haverford crew team christened its newest boat "Mr. Haverford." Photo: Brad Larrison.

From Ultimate to ice hockey, badminton to crew, Haverford student-athletes find some serious fun playing all kinds of non-varsity sports. Read “All in the Game” in Haverford magazine »

Quaker Connector

Walter Hjelt Sullivan '82 in the Quaker Collection in Magill Library with a banner picturing famous Quaker Rufus Jones behind him. Walter Hjelt Sullivan '82 in the Quaker Collection in Magill Library with a banner picturing famous Quaker Rufus Jones behind him.

Founded by Quakers in 1833 but now nonsectarian, Haverford remains true to its formative spirit through the programs overseen by Quaker Affairs. Today the office runs the Friend in Residence program, supports the student-run QuaC (Quaker Community) group, and leads … Continue reading

Mellon Creative Residencies

Mellon Creative Resident and Director of Book Arts at Wellesley College, Katherine Ruffin, demonstrates how to make papyrus during a papyrus-making workshop in Ryan Gymnasium. Mellon Creative Resident and Director of Book Arts at Wellesley College, Katherine Ruffin, demonstrates how to make papyrus during a papyrus-making workshop in Ryan Gymnasium.

The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out.

Study Abroad Photo Contest

2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest 1st place winner Sophie Eiger '14, "Great Ocean Road at Sunset", Places 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

Zoe Strauss: Sea Change

We'll Be Back, Zoe Strauss We’ll Be Back, Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mid September, 2005. Copyright of Zoe Strauss.

Zoe Strauss: Sea Change Through March 6, 2015 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery In Sea Change, celebrated Philadelphia photographer Zoe Strauss traces the landscape of post-climate change America. Details »

A Winning Combination

GIAC at Night Outside the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.

Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, 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 … Continue reading

Biochemistry Superlab

Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO). Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO).

The Biochemistry superlab is designed so that students get first hand experience using techniques and equipment commonly used in graduate labs and research facilities; however, what really makes superlab special is the independence the professors give.

Migration Field Study

Students hike part of the migration trail in the desert with humanitarian nonprofit No More Deaths. Photo: David Sanders. Students hike part of the migration trail in the desert with humanitarian nonprofit No More Deaths. Photo: David Sanders.

Over winter break, nine students got a fresh perspective on immigration as part of a weeklong Borderlands Field Study to Arizona and Mexico sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship.

In the Collection: William Penn

"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" 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.