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: Founders Green Currently, Founders Hall is a mixed-use building that 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 … Continue reading
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 new 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 … 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: 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: Haverfest When a band called The Original Mavericks took the stage at Haverfest 2011, they continued a long tradition of performing on the steps of Founders, one that goes back at least as far as the 1960s. … Continue reading
Then & Now: Haverfest This vintage 1967 pic was snapped on a warm, early spring day only months before the celebrated Summer of Love. Come back tomorrow to see Haverfest “Now”.
Then & Now: Plenary Students at Fall Plenary in 2011 were concerned with establishing an Honor Council liaison with Bryn Mawr; the campus alcohol policy; and allowing Honor Council juries to seek outside consultants. Missed yesterday’s photo? See the plenary … Continue reading
Then & Now: Plenary When students came to Roberts Hall for Spring Plenary in February 1985, resolutions included guidelines for the publication of Honor Council abstracts; ratification of the Honor Code; and a proposal that the College …[purchase] “new and … Continue reading
Then & Now: Dining The Dining Center opened in 1969, moving students into a modern era for food service at the College. Today the DC’s kitchen composts pre-consumer food waste and sources organic and local foods. Missed yesterday’s photo? See … Continue reading