The Campus/STARS rating

The view of Founders Green from Founders Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison The view of Founders Green from Founders Hall. Photo: Brad Larrison

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens. The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education has awarded Haverford College … Continue reading

O. Winston Link

Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections. Visitors near the Skating House ca. 1955, O. Winston Link. Courtesy of Special Collections.

Best known for railroad photography, O. Winston Link also shot promotional images of Haverford and many are in Special Collections.

Student Filmmakers Document Oil Spill Researchers on the Gulf Coast

Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast

Four students are participating in Haverford College’s newly launched Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship focusing on the enduring consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “It became apparent that there were numerous stories to be told, and the visually stimulating environment … Continue reading

Music Rehearsal

Marshall Auditorium Inside Marshall Auditorium, which offers a Bösendorfer Imperial concert grand piano, a Schlicker two-manual Baroque style organ, and a Shortridge-Jacquet two-manual harpsichord.

Choral music has long been an important part of campus life at Haverford and Bryn Mawr. An oratorio choir of 150 singers, the Chorale performs a major work with an orchestra each semester.

Student Life

FAB Iron Chef, DC Edition Fords Against Boredom hosted this year’s DC Edition of Iron Chef, a cooking competition whose participants could only use ingredients they could find in the Dining Center. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

Haverford students are afforded a large amount of autonomy and may use this opportunity to craft the kinds of experiences they wish to have—and they are given the responsibility, the resources and the respect necessary for that to happen.

2014 Study Abroad Photo Contest – Places

2014 Study Abroad photo contest 3rd place winner Jennie Willemsen '15  , "Clouds and Canals", Places category. 2014 Study Abroad photo contest 3rd place winner Jennie Willemsen '15 , "Clouds and Canals", 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

Summer Programs – HCAH

Bunny sketches by Miriam Hwang-Carlos '17 for the Fringe Festival guide. Bunny sketches by Miriam Hwang-Carlos '17 for the Fringe Festival guide.

The John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities supports students across a range of internships, faculty assistantships, and research projects, including the new Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship Program in the Gulf of Mexico.

Health Studies

haverford-health-studies-minor "Does violence spread like a disease?" The new Bi-College Multidisciplinary Health Studies Program will allow students to consider a wide variety of issues around health and healthcare in a focused way. Photo: Brad Larrison.

“There are health studies majors and minors developing at colleges across the country, but what makes us distinctive is that we are deliberately multidisciplinary across all three academic areas.”—Associate Professor of Independent College Programs Kaye Edwards

The Library in 1865

Magill Library, 1865 Haverford faculty in the Philips Wing of Magill Library, 1865. Courtesy College Archives.

Haverford libraries own more than 625,000 titles, including not only printed books but thousands of items in other formats—microfilm, photographs, diaries, letters, sound and video recordings, electronic publications, and miscellaneous ephemera.