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GIAC at Night Outside the Douglas B. Gardner '83 Integrated Athletic Center.

A Winning Combination

Upgraded facilities, more full-time coaches, state-of-the-art strength training and other enhancements have helped Haverford’s teams post impressive results in recent years. But the true measure of success for Athletics is reflected in how well the program allows students to excel … Continue reading

Professor Jeff Tecosky-Feldman speaking during the First Annual Meeting of the Multicultural Scholars Program.  Photo: Peter Tobia Professor Jeff Tecosky-Feldman speaking during the First Annual Meeting of the Multicultural Scholars Program. Photo: Peter Tobia

Multicultural Scholars Program

The Multicultural Scholars Program is a student-run networking and mentoring program dedicated to the goal of academic excellence. Student coordinators, in collaboration with faculty and deans, plan workshops designed to communicate the wisdom and experience of upperclassmen to new students.

Professor Jeff Tecosky-Feldman speaking during the First Annual Meeting of the Multicultural Scholars Program.  Photo: Peter Tobia Professor Jeff Tecosky-Feldman speaking during the First Annual Meeting of the Multicultural Scholars Program. Photo: Peter Tobia

Multicultural Scholars Program

The Multicultural Scholars Program is a student-run networking and mentoring program dedicated to the goal of academic excellence. Student coordinators, in collaboration with faculty and deans, plan workshops designed to communicate the wisdom and experience of upperclassmen to new students.

mill-creek-service-day Students receive instruction from farm staff during a first-year service day at Mill Creek Farm.

First-Year Service Days

Traditions One of 8th Dimension‘s oldest traditions is hosting first-year service days, which all first-year students participate in. Community service is one of the most important aspects of the Haverford experience.

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.

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.

Katie Ulrich '14 spent her summer working at the Laboratory of Plant Physiological Ecology (LAFIECO) at the University of Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Katie Ulrich '14 spent her summer working at the Laboratory of Plant Physiological Ecology (LAFIECO) at the University of Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Biofuels in Brazil

“As a biology and anthropology double major, I’m looking at the social aspects of biofuels. I plan, in fact, to draw upon my experiences at LAFIECO … in my senior anthropology thesis.” — Katie Ulrich ’14