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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

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

WHRC Equipment Check 1920s: An equipment check at the College’s then-radio station WABQ. Courtesy of College Archives.

Haverford on the Radio

Radio broadcasting began at Haverford in 1923, when an AM station—only the second in Pennsylvania—was launched. Today, WHRC lives on as an internet radio station with a live stream and DJ’ed shows.

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.

The Throng performs "Taha, a Man Gone Insane" The Throng performs "Taha, a Man Gone Insane" in Lunt Basement, November 2013. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Community

Haverford has more than 145 student groups who publish magazines, host symposia, sing a cappella, discuss religion and spirituality, stay politically active, maintain a system of student self-government, dance, demonstrate and create.

Inside Magill Library’s Philips Wing Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of Magill Library’s Philips Wing, one of the library's many study spots.

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.