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.
Supported by VCAM and the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, five students used filmmaking to aid Assistant Professor of Linguistics Brook Danielle Lillehaugen in her study of Zapotec language and culture in Oaxaca, Mexico.
The Chesick Scholars program is a four-year academic mentoring and leadership program for exceptional students from underrepresented, first in their family to attend college, or under-resourced backgrounds. This year’s 15 scholars capped their five-week summer session with a symposium themed around the “Ethics of Representation.”
With Magill Library under renovation, Founders Great Hall has been put to temporary use (along with a number of other spaces on campus) as a library stand-in, complete with study carrels and the relocated staff of research librarians. Upstairs, the Common Room is now a spot for quiet reading.
Missed yesterday’s photo? See the Great Hall back "Then."
Founders Great Hall served as the College’s dining hall for more than 60 years, until the Dining Center opened in 1969. Since then, the majestic room has been a busy special events space, hosting invited speakers, student dances, alumni weddings, and concerts.
Come back tomorrow to see the Great Hall "Now."
When movie director Ava DuVernay went looking for a science advisor for the new Disney film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s 1962 science fiction/fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time, she found the perfect candidate in Stephon Alexander ’93, a professor of physics at Brown University.
*We have a very tiny magic 8 ball.