A Student-Faculty Research Collaboration Takes Off

Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane and her student research team Suzanne Amador Kane (center) in the field with student researchers Alyssa Mayo '13 (right), and Marjon Zamani '13 (left). Photo: Jim Roese.

Associate Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane and her student research team used bird-mounted cameras to examine how falcons pursue their prey, which appears in the current issue of The Journal of Experimental Biology.

In the Collection: William Penn

In the collection "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.

Instagram Contest

A PhotoPile of just some of this month's submissions to the #Haverpic contest. A PhotoPile of just some of this month's submissions to the #Haverpic contest.

Did you know the College was on Instagram? Follow us @haverfordedu, where we are currently running our first photo contest. Tag your Haverford-related photos #Haverpic for a chance to win!

A Gem of a Career

Reema Keswani '96 in her Manhattan showroom. Photo: Roy Groething Reema Keswani '96 in her Manhattan showroom. Photo: Roy Groething

Reema Keswani ’96 was a French and sociology double major who followed her passion and created a socially conscious jewelry line, Golconda Jewelry. Read the Alumni Profile in the Fall 2013 Haverford magazine »

Traditions

Founders Bell Seniors celebrate the last day of exams by ringing—and signing—the bell in the cupola on Founders Hall.

Traditions Each year, Fords look forward to the myriad traditional events such as the Collection speaker series; frequent a cappella concerts; pinwheel day; and, most importantly, Fall and Spring Plenary.

Skate house sing along

Students sing along in the Skate House on November 13, 2013.  Photo: Brad Larrison Students sing along in the Skate House on November 13, 2013. Photo: Brad Larrison

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.

Desika Narayanan

Narayanan, who started at Haverford in January, was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Narayanan, who started at Haverford in January, was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

A film crew from Japan’s public television network NHK came to Haverford last week to shoot a segment for the show “Cosmic Front” that features Assistant Professor of Astronomy Desika Narayanan. The segment will focus on Narayanan’s work on simulations … Continue reading

Academics

Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory

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.

Hackathon

A total of 63 students, primarily computer science majors, participated in the Hack-a-Thon. Students and faculty filled Founders Great Hall for the presentation and judging. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography A total of 63 students, primarily computer science majors, participated in the Hack-a-Thon. Students and faculty filled Founders Great Hall for the presentation and judging. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore colleges had just 48 hours to conceive, develop, and present their web and mobile technology ideas at the first Tri-Co Hack-a-Thon. The winning entry, called “TryLinGO,” is a language-learning app that uses a … Continue reading