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The circa-1925 machine shop in long-gone Whitall Hall was a prime teaching tool for the engineering program of the time. According to the 1925 course catalog, there were woodworking and metalworking shops, a drafting room, and a materials laboratory for the testing of boilers, engines, air compressors, and the like.
Come back tomorrow to see the machine shop "Now."
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy Karen Masters's observational astronomy course makes use of the telescopes we have on campus, including a 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain, and includes a field trip to the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to do some radio astronomy.
On the softball field, Julia Blake '19 has been a team captain since she was a junior, is a star player at second base, and has increased her batting average in each of her first three seasons at Haverford. On campus, the political science major worked her way up to being Students’ Council co-president in 2018.
The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship grew out of faculty and student interests that emerged in the late 1990s. Since then, the Center has developed and expanded into a flourishing nexus of social responsibility, civic engagement, and global peace work, both on campus and in the greater community.
The varied research interests of Professor of Physics and Astronomy Suzanne Amador Kane delve into soft condensed matter physics and statistical physics, but it is her work in biological physics—which uses the tools of physics to better understand living organisms—that has attracted widespread attention in recent years.
Through the Tri-College Consortium, Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore students take classes at all three schools and frequently collaborate on extracurricular activities.
The new Tri-Co Philly Program is a semester-long, non-residential program that provides students both curricular and co-curricular activities in nearby Philadelphia.
Haverford’s Visual Culture, Arts, and Media (VCAM) facility houses the College’s Interdisciplinary Minor in Visual Studies, the Haverford Innovations Program, and the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.
*We have a very tiny magic 8 ball.