Best known for his predictions regarding a certain comet, Edmond Halley was an all-around genius who built the first diving bell, devised a working model of a magnetic compass, and pioneered actuarial science.
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Haverford attracts intellectually curious, independent learners who value honesty, collaboration, and above all, new ways of seeing and improving the world.
As you perform real-world research and immerse yourself in hands-on learning, you'll work side-by-side with professors who are at the top of their fields.
Our mascot—the Black Squirrel—has a genetic adaptation that gives it a bold, black coat. Join our distinctive community and stand out from the pack with your fellow Haverfordians.