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A student's bed in front of Founders Hall
Friday, April 7, 2017

HCAH - DEARBED

The John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities (HCAH) supports the intellectual and artistic ambitions of faculty, students and staff. They foster collaboration, experimentation, and critical thought through seminars, symposia, research and curricular support, working and reading groups, arts and performance residencies, exhibitions and visual culture programming.

Created by Yoshi Nomura '18 and sponsored by the HCAH and the E. Clyde Lutton 1966 Memorial Fund, DEARBED consists of an ongoing performance across 4/7 and 4/8 for 28 hours, along with an interactive, open exhibition in Founders Great Hall. Photo: Caleb Eckert '17.

A photo of a man standing in front of an observatory
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Expanding the Universe

Astronomy and the Telescope

Opening April 4, 2017
4:30 p.m.
Sharpless Gallery & Magill Library

Curated by Victor Medina Del Toro '17, Expanding the Universe problematizes the conventional wisdom of rapid scientific progress in astronomy after the creation of the telescope. Details »

Samuel Alsop, Jr., director of the observatory and professor of physics and astronomy, in front of the Haverford Observatory in 1878.

MAST Program
Friday, March 24, 2017

Mentoring & Student Teaching

The College’s long-running Mentoring and Student Teaching program, which welcomed its newest class in January, gives Haverford students the opportunity to tutor local secondary school students in science and writing, creating a relaxed environment where learning is a mutual experience.

MAST tutor Hassan Ahamed '19 works with high school students Stephen Njiru and David Miller to build a mousetrap racecar. Photo: Leigh Taylor.

Hundreds of students gathered for plenary
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Plenary

Students gather for Plenary, a critical mechanism for student self-governance at Haverford, to raise, discuss, and debate campus issues and reach resolution on changes to the Honor Code.

Hundreds of students gathered in the Calvin Gooding '84 Arena for the annual Spring Plenary hosted by the Haverford Students’ Council. Photo: Lily Xu ’19.
Friday, March 3, 2017

Top Fulbright Producer

"Our students' exceptional success with the Fulbright Program is, above all, testament to their scholarly accomplishment and social vision, expressing their commitment as global citizens to learning across national and cultural borders, As young Fulbright Scholars they will serve as superb ambassadors both for Haverford and for the nation, just as they have already distinguished themselves as leaders within our own community both in and beyond the classroom." —Haverford College President Kim Benston

Class of 2016 members and Fulbright recipients (Clockwise from top left) Kathleen Tsai, Jay Garcia, Claire Dinh, and Rebecca Suzuki. Photos by Patrick Montero. 

Friday, February 24, 2017

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 and strange American social customs, and a climate that may be way outside their comfort zone. A robust support program for students from abroad eases intercultural adjustment.

A few of Haverford's 150 international students. First row: exchange student Oussama Salmane, Victoria Merino '20, Saif Kureishi '20. Second row: Kofi Acheampong '19, Alex Bernas '19, Daniel Bordi '18, Moeka Noda '19, Maelys Gluck '19. Back row: Bereket Gebregziabher '18, exchange student Mouna Lyamani, Ishaan Prinz '18, Youngmin Ko '20, Ioannis Rutledge '18. Photo: Jeff Wojtaszek

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