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Students in Philadelphia
Friday, April 20, 2018

CLUB LIFE: Ford Explorers

Ford Explorers

The club, founded in 2016, leads monthly excursions into Philadelphia to introduce students to the rich variety of neighborhoods and activities available in America’s fifth largest city (a mere eight miles from campus).

Students give their best Rocky poses on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Headshots of five 2017/2018 Fulbright winners
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Haverford College Named Top Fulbright Producer

"The continued success of Haverford students in obtaining Fulbright awards speaks to their extraordinary blend of intellectual curiosity and social vision. As Fulbright Scholars, they make important contributions to communities of learning throughout the world, brilliantly embodying the College's commitment to cultivating global citizens." President Kim Benston.

2017/2018 Fulbright winners (from left) Emily Nalven Krasnow, Miriam Soo Young Hwang-Carlos, Meghan Wingate, Courtney Lau, and (bottom row) Michael Brier, all Class of 2017. Photos by Patrick Montero.

Students at night with lantern
Thursday, March 15, 2018

International Students

An increasing number of international students are being drawn to Haverford by the promise of intellectual exploration, academic rigor, and close-knit community. Once here, they must also contend with unfamiliar food, strange American social customs, and a climate that may be outside their comfort zone. A robust support program for students from abroad eases intercultural adjustment.

International students from Swarthmore and Haverford started a new Lantern Festival tradition in which the schools come together during International Student Orientation last August. Photo: Victoria Merino '20

Tommy Joshua
Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Haverfarm

The Haverfarm is a year-round farming and educational space that introduces sustainable food and agriculture into the lives of Haverford students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Tommy Joshua, founder of the North Philly Peace Park, speaks at the inaugural Student Farmer Symposium. Organized by the Haverfarm team, the symposium was an opportunity for students, farmers, and educators from the Philadelphia area to discuss permaculture, farming, eco-activism, and more. Photo: Sarah Jennings '21.

Rory Kenninon '18 presented a two-act play
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Senior Thesis - Rory Kennison ’18

Every Haverford major includes a capstone project. Rory Kennison ’18 wrote a two-act play for the thesis of his independent theater major, and, with the help of seven student actors, presented his production as a poignant staged reading.

Kennison's play, Ugly, explores the lives of young people grappling with their identities. Photo: Lev Greenstein ’20.

Headshots of five 2017/2018 Fulbright winners
Friday, March 2, 2018

Haverford College Named Top Fulbright Producer

"The continued success of Haverford students in obtaining Fulbright awards speaks to their extraordinary blend of intellectual curiosity and social vision. As Fulbright Scholars, they make important contributions to communities of learning throughout the world, brilliantly embodying the College's commitment to cultivating global citizens." President Kim Benston.

2017/2018 Fulbright winners (from left) Emily Nalven Krasnow, Miriam Soo Young Hwang-Carlos, Meghan Wingate, Courtney Lau, and (bottom row) Michael Brier, all Class of 2017. Photos by Patrick Montero.

People playing laser tag in a basement
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Community Housing

For students looking to forge close connections around shared interests, Haverford offers specialinterest housing choices, such as La Casa Hispánica (for students actively engaged in organizing programs concerned with the cultures and civilizations of the Spanish-speaking world); Cadbury House (for those seeking quiet-study and alcohol- and drug-free living); and Nerd House (for gaming, tech, fantasy, anime, and science aficionados).

Nerd House organized a laser tag event in the DC Basement. Photo: Justin Brendel '18

Master class with David Kim
Friday, February 16, 2018

Music at Haverford

The Department of Music at Haverford offers a creative approach to music theory, a curriculum in music history that deals with music in the social context and embraces world music and jazz, while our applied music program and ensembles provide students with opportunities for performances and tours.

Georgia Meyer '19 receives instruction from David Kim, concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra, during a masterclass for violin students. Photo: Dex Coen Gilbert '21. 

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