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An intimate classroom setting. Advanced Latin Literature: Ovid's Love Poetry with Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan. Photo: Jim Roese.

Academics at Haverford

Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.

Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison

Health Studies

Students interested in health professions can now participate in the Bi-College multi-disciplinary health studies program, which gives students in any major the opportunity to minor in health studies. Read “New Perspective on Health” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

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

Academics

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.

Office of Academic Resources Assistant Director Lionel Anderson meets with Grace Mangigian '16.

OAR

“What I appreciate so much about the OAR is that they recognize that academic performance is so closely tied to a variety of other factors in a student’s life. When I meet with the staff, I’m not simply talking about … Continue reading

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

Academics

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.

Ying Li in a Fine Arts class Professor of Fine Arts Ying Li instructs a student during a painting class.

Fine Arts at Haverford

The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.

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 Island” in the Skate House

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.

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

Academics

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.

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

Academics

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.

Tianyi Yang '15 photographed the  Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescopes at night.  The elegant glow is light pollution coming from El Paso. Tianyi Yang '15 photographed the Sloan Digital Sky Survey telescopes at night. The elegant glow is light pollution coming from El Paso.

Astronomy at APO

Assistant Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman led a group of students over spring break to observe at the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico. Haverford is part of the Northeast Participation Group, a consortium of a handful of small schools … Continue reading