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Since 2011 College Communications has produced a unique homepage each weekday to spotlight the rich diversity of Haverford's academic programming, extracurricular offerings, campus culture, and community members' accomplishments.

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Patrick Montero
A view looking up into the trees on the Nature Trail
Friday, April 6, 2018

The Campus

Our campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping; more than 50 academic, athletic, and residential buildings; and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens, and wooded areas.

Following the College's first-ever comprehensive tree assessment, a massive renewal project aimed at preserving Haverford's beloved natural resources for generations to come—while keeping the community safe—is taking shape. Photo: Rae Yuan '19.

A group examines a large laser cutter
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Visual Culture, Arts, and Media

Maker Arts Technician and Coordinator Kent Watson shows students how to use the laser cutter during a "Design and Make" workshop. Photo: Dex Coen Gilbert '21

Jeremy Zoll
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

In the Majors

Right after his junior year, Jeremy Zoll ’12 landed a summer internship in the front office of a major league baseball team, and it’s been a meteoric rise ever since. Today he’s director of minor league operations for the Minnesota Twins.

Jeremy Zoll '12 in front of the Minnesota Twins' spring training headquarters in Fort Myers, Fla. Photo: Brian Tietz

Katie Beach ’18 in front of Bryn Mawr Terrace
Tuesday, April 3, 2018

COOL CLASSES: “Psychology Practicum Seminar”

“Psychology Practicum Seminar”

Taught by Assistant Professor of Psychology Shu-wen Wang, this new course offers students the opportunity to gain intensive first-hand experience working with people in a psychological services or social services setting to provide a supervised platform on which to apply what they have learned in their psychology coursework to helping others in a hands-on way.

Our Cool Classes blog series highlights interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

Katie Beach ’18 in front of Bryn Mawr Terrace, her practicum site. See what other courses the Department of Psychology is offering this semester. Photo: Soha Saghir ’21

A Do It In The Dark banner hanging in the Dining Center
Monday, April 2, 2018


As a core institutional principle, sustainability animates ​Haverford's broad mission of stewarding ​its​ financial, ethical, and curricular endowments in the interest of educating principled global citizens while safeguarding intergenerational equity as a perpetual institution.

In the fifth year of Haverford’s annual Do It In The Dark energy conservation competition, the College reduced electricity consumption by 10 percent, saving about 6,200 kWh over its three-week period. Photo: Claire Blood-Cheney '20

Holley Murchison
Friday, March 30, 2018

Distinguished Visitors

Haverford hosts guest speakers through programs such as Distinguished Visitors, the Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series, and the Mark and Lillian Shapiro Speaking Initiative. These lectures, classroom visits, and workshops enhance and supplement the core curriculum.

Author, entrepreneur, and educator Holley Murchison led a hands-on lecture, “Tell Me About Yourself,” designed to help students better communicate their goals, stories, and visions for professional success. Photo: Victoria Merino ’20.

Person looking through a telescope
Thursday, March 29, 2018

Public Observing

Friday, March 30, 2018, 8 p.m.—10 p.m.
Strawbridge Observatory

There will be a student talk, hands-on activities, and telescope observing with our 12-inch and 16-inch telescopes. Student volunteers will be present to give tours and answer astronomy-related questions. This event takes place weather permitting. Details »

Photo: Claire Blood-Cheney '21

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.

Student browsing a book
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

COOL CLASSES: “Topics in Enlightenment History: The Self Before The Selfie”

“Topics in Enlightenment History: The Self Before The Selfie”

Taught by Frank A. Kafker Professor of History and Associate Professor of History Lisa Jane Graham, this class focuses on a pivotal moment, the Enlightenment, when “self-talk” exploded in various fields including medicine, art and literature, political economy, and criminal law.

Our Cool Classes blog series highlights interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

See what other courses the Department of History is offering this semester. Photo by Dex Coen Gilbert '21