“Studying abroad in Paris gave me the confidence to set out on my own and explore the world around me. The challenge of becoming fluent in a different language gave me the strength to face many new experiences while abroad. … Continue reading
Haverford’s student-faculty ratio is 8:1 and 97% of our full time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. With half the faculty living on campus, mentoring and commitment to excellence in teaching are cornerstones of the Haverford experience.
It began in 1897 as a simple system for holding exams without proctors. Since then, the cherished Honor Code has become the purest expression of the College’s values and an intrinsic part of a Haverford education. Read “Honor Bound” in … Continue reading
The Mellon Creative Residencies Program ignites vibrant engagements between students, faculty, and visiting artists through sustained, dynamic residencies, inside the classroom and out. This fall Haverford hosts a group of renowned artists who will explore topics ranging from memory and … Continue reading
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.
The new Center for Career and Professional Advising fosters career exploration, professional growth for students and alumni, and networking and outreach with employers.
“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
Welcome Class of 2017 Customs Week is Haverford College’s orientation program designed to introduce all first-year students to college life at Haverford.
This summer Laura Newman Eckstein ’16 conducted an independent anthropology study looking at the ways diets, commensality, and family structures changed due to the Japanese Relocation Centers.
Since mid-June, anthropology major Kelsey Bilek ’13 has been working as an education advisor with Taurus Education in Shanghai, China. “My work mostly includes helping students with their college applications, preparing them for the admissions process, and advising them on … Continue reading
“Where They’re Headed” is a series of occasional blog posts reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2013.
Starting in August, history major Elizabeth Douglas ’13 will work for Match Corps, which runs Boston-area charter schools that prepare low-income students to attend four-year colleges. “I decided to apply for the fellowship because it seemed like it offered exactly … Continue reading
“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