Congratulations, Class of 2014!

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Congratulations, Class of 2014! Commencement will take place Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Tickets are not required. Schedule • Speakers • Directions • Map

Alumni Come Back for Cricket

Alumni Cricket Match An alumni cricket match on campus inspired 20 former Haverford College players to put on their whites and come out to Cope Field on April 26, 2014. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Cricket is Haverford’s oldest and most distinctive sport and was introduced by the English landscape architect who planned the campus in 1834, William Carvill.

“The Island” in the Skate House

Anna Russell '14 staged her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard in the Skate House. Collence Nyazenga '14 and Danica Harvey SC '15 starred. Photo: Brad Larrison. Anna Russell '14 staged her senior thesis production of the play “The Island” by South African playwright Athol Fugard in the Skate House. Collence Nyazenga '14 and Danica Harvey SC '15 starred. Photo: Brad Larrison.

The Senior Thesis represents the culmination of a Haverford student’s academic experience, and is one of the most important and rewarding ways that Haverford realizes its educational mission.

2014 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

(left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais. (left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais.

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition Through May 18, 2014Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This year’s ten seniors pursued concentrations in sculpture, painting and printmaking. Details »

2014 Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition

(left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais. (left to right) Grace Xie, Cara Wyant, Angel Genares, Shannon Murphy, Deborah Matus, Sharon Li, Maggie Mostue, Rhianna Shaheen, Hilary Pierce, Camila Aguais.

Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition Opening Night: Friday, May 9, 20145:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery This year’s ten seniors pursued concentrations in sculpture, painting and printmaking. Details »

Young Alumni Academic Lecture Series

Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Aaron Clauset '01 gave a talk, "Estimating the Historical and Future Probabilities of Large Terrorist Events", hosted by the Libraries and the Departments of Physics and Computer Science. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. These presentations are sponsored by the Library in partnership with different academic departments.

Club Sports

The Bi-Co Women's Ultimate team is headed to the D-III Nationals May 17–18 in Westerville, Ohio with their first place finish at regionals. The Bi-Co Women's Ultimate team is headed to the D-III Nationals May 17–18 in Westerville, Ohio with their first place finish at regionals.

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 »

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.

Scholarship Luncheon

Fifty percent of Haverford students received financial aid from the College in 2013–2014, thanks to a need-blind admission policy that meets the demonstrated need of all admitted applicants. Photo by Brad Larrison. Fifty percent of Haverford students received financial aid from the College in 2013–2014, thanks to a need-blind admission policy that meets the demonstrated need of all admitted applicants. Photo by Brad Larrison.

More than 200 people attended the 11th Annual Celebration of Scholarships on April 26, 2014, which brought together students who receive financial aid from endowed scholarship funds with the donors who created and have supported those funds.

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 »

Student and Faculty Collaboration

Alex Norquist with Students Associate Professor of Chemistry Alex Norquist and his students have co-authored scholarly papers published in leading chemistry journals.

Student-faculty collaboration is a manifestation of core Haverford values such as trust, concern and respect by—and for—each participant.