Then & Now: Commencement Now There were no professional comics at Commencement 2013, but these graduating seniors were highly amused by one of the speakers, possibly Hunter Rawlings ’66. Missed yesterday’s photo? See commencement back “Then“.
Then & Now: Commencement Comedian Bill Cosby (in red cap), who received an honorary degree at Haverford’s 2002 Commencement ceremony, cracks up some of the newly minted grads. Come back tomorrow to see commencement “Now”.
Then & Now: Campus Visits Today, well over 15,000 prospective students and their families come to Haverford each year for campus tours conducted by a troupe of 30 student guides who volunteer for the Admission office. Missed yesterday’s photo? See … Continue reading
Then & Now: Campus Visits With only 300-500 applicants each year, a visit by prospective students and their families in the 1950s often included an appointment with the college president, in this case Gilbert White. Come back tomorrow to see … Continue reading
Then & Now: Concerts Now In February, the Baltimore band Chiffon played for students in the basement of Lunt, which is home to a student-run café and a performance space that hosts the Federation United Concert Series. Missed yesterday’s photo? … Continue reading
Then & Now: Founders Green Founders Hall houses the President’s office, Institutional Advancement, classrooms and faculty offices and the Great Hall, which hosts myriad social functions. Missed yesterday’s photo? See what the green looked like “Then”.
Then & Now: Founders Green Once upon a time in the early 1900s Founders Hall featured a large, raised plaza at the steps of the building with a wide circular drive for wagons and later cars. Come back tomorrow to … Continue reading
Then & Now: Microscopes A $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation brought several high-tech instruments to campus. Among them is this confocal microscope, which employs a laser beam to produce high-quality images. Missed yesterday’s photo? See microscopes back … Continue reading
Then & Now: Microscopes By the mid-1880s scientific labs were crowding out space in Founders once reserved for natural history museum specimens. Come back tomorrow to see “Now”.
Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House hasn’t seen any actual skaters for decades. But it’s still in use, booked for receptions and student events such as club meetings and even poetry readings. Missed yesterday’s photo? See the … Continue reading
Then & Now: The Skate House The Skate House, designed in 1949, is outfitted with a porch, two fireplaces and a sitting room with benches. It regularly played host to crowds of skaters back in the days when the Duck … Continue reading
Then & Now: Dorm Olympics The combined forces of the freshmen from the Haverford College Apartments, Tritton Hall and Kim Hall (competing under the newly created moniker South Campus) proved unbeatable at this year’s Dorm Olympics. Missed yesterday’s photo? See … Continue reading