Student Documentary ‘Wake’ Looks at the Oil Industry in Louisiana

Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor Helen White (center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during their research trip to the Gulf Coast. Photo: William Colgin.

Haverford’s first-ever Documentary Media Fellows spent the summer gathering footage during two road trips to the Gulf Coast. Read the article in the Fall 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes

Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception. Curator Charlie Espinosa '15 discusses the exhibit during the opening reception.

Archetypes of Change: The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes Through September 7, 2015 Magill Library This student-curated exhibit, sponsored by the Haverford College Libraries, explores stylistic and narrative changes in comic books from the 1930s to today. Details »

Just Married

Brianne Mahoney '02 (left) & Lisa Bennett celebrated their civil union in 2008 and had a second wedding last year when Connecticut made same-sex marriage legal. Brianne Mahoney '02 (left) & Lisa Bennett celebrated their civil union in 2008 and had a second wedding last year when Connecticut made same-sex marriage legal.

For many alumni and their same-sex partners, getting to “I do” has meant a long trek through a shifting legal landscape. Their stories tell the larger tale of the struggle for marriage equality. Read the feature article in the Fall … Continue reading

Then and Now: Fall 2014 Magazine then

Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995. Whitehead Campus Center during Palm Sunday service, circa 1995.

Then & Now Though founded by Quakers, Haverford is nondenominational and supports religious observance by members of all faiths. Come back tomorrow to see part of Religion and Spirituality Week on campus “Now”.

John C. Whitehead ’43, 1922-2015

John C. Whitehead John C. Whitehead at the Whitehead Campus Center dedication, 1993.

John C. Whitehead ’43, 1922-2015 The former chair of Haverford’s Board of Managers inspired and supported generations of Haverfordians while proudly serving his country. “It would be impossible to catalog all the ways in which John has shaped Haverford through … Continue reading

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.

Sustainability

This February Haverford is taking part in the Campus Conservation Nationals energy-reduction competition under the title "Do it in the Dark." This February Haverford is taking part in the Campus Conservation Nationals energy-reduction competition under the title "Do it in the Dark."

The Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER) was created by the students, faculty and staff of Haverford College, and founded on the socially responsible principles of the college. You can use their Building Dashboard to track real-time electricity use in buildings … Continue reading

In the Collection: Joseph S. Meyer Notebook

Pages from Joseph S. Meyer's Notebook: Exavacation in Niffer [Nippu], 1894. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Pages from Joseph S. Meyer's Notebook: Exavacation in Niffer [Nippu], 1894. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

In the Collection: Joseph S. Meyer Meyer joined the excavation of the ancient Sumerian city of Nippur in southern Iraq as an artist in 1894. His detailed notebook recording his observations of camp life and the dig site are held … Continue reading

Hackathon

Dawitt Habtemariam '15 Dawitt Habtemariam '15 presents his app, 'Quality Air,' which alerts users when they enter an area with poor air quality. Photo: Brad Larrison.

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 second annual Tri-Co Hackathon.