Academics

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.

Bret Mulligan – Office Hour

Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people.” —Bret Mulligan, Associate Professor of Classics. Read Office Hour in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

The Spiritual Garden

Transformation 10, 2014, Lithographic, Acrylic, Oil, Rhinestone on Cavas, 40" x 40" Transformation 10, 2014, Lithographic, Acrylic, Oil, Rhinestone on Cavas, 40" x 40"

The Spiritual Garden Through October 10, 2014 Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery A solo exhibition featuring paintings, prints, video, and installations by Hee Sook Kim, Associate Professor of Fine Arts. Details »

The Ag Life for Them

Strongin (left) and Turkus were Haverford roommates. Now they are partners in an urban farm. Strongin (left) and Turkus were Haverford roommates. Now they are partners in an urban farm.

Fay Strongin ’10 and Sarah Turkus ’10 discovered a shared passion for food and farming as students. Now the two friends are running Sidewalk Ends Farm in Providence, R.I. Read the feature article in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

Tri-Co

Mensa Ansah Mensa Ansah of the Ghanaian duo FOKN Bois comes to Haverford to screen their films Coz ov Moni 1 and 2 at the Trico-sponsored 50th anniversary celebration of Chinua Achebe's novel, "Arrow of God".

Through the Tri-College Consortium, students can take classes, major, participate in student organizations, and attend cultural and academic symposia on Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore College campuses.

Community

Jack Rasiel ’17 and Casey Falk ’16 in the Maker Space Robotics Club members Jack Rasiel ’17 (left) and Casey Falk ’16 in the Maker Space. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who 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 Long and Wining Road

Jordan Salcito '02, beverage director for the Momofuku restaurant group, launched her own wine label, Bellus, in 2012. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson. Jordan Salcito '02, beverage director for the Momofuku restaurant group, launched her own wine label, Bellus, in 2012. Photo: Dan Z. Johnson.

Five Fords who make, sell, champion, and study wine have found that following their hearts in the direction of an oenophile career—or business venture—has opened up a world of opportunities. Read the feature article in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of … Continue reading

Club Sports

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

Math Question Center

Math Problem Solving The Math Question Center, and the math lounge, both within the KINSC, are open to all students by keycard access 24/7 (and are rarely empty).

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.

The Moon Reader

The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print. The exhibit includes two handmade books: one set in Moon Type with embossed illustrations and a translation set in both braille and large print.

The Moon Reader Through October 27, 2014 Morley Alcove, Magill Library This multimedia installation by Philadelphia artist Teresa Jaynes invites participants to learn to read Moon, a raised-letter writing system for the blind invented by blind educator William Moon in … Continue reading