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Patrick Montero
Monday, July 16, 2012

Student-Faculty Ratio

Haverford’s student-faculty ratio is 8:1 and 97% of our full time faculty hold the highest degree in their field. With half the faculty living on campus, mentoring and commitment to excellence in teaching are cornerstones of the Haverford experience.

Associate Professor of Political Science Anita Isaacs teaching in her home on the Haverford campus.
Sunday, July 15, 2012

In the Collection: Indian Territory

In the Collection

This 1885 map of Indian Territory bordered by Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas was commissioned by Dr. Charles Kirk, who served as superintendent of the Friends Indian Mission. Part of the Quaker Collection, the large cloth map measures 60 inches by 40 inches, and was hand-colored by Quaker artist Marcus Mote.

"In the Collection" highlights some of the rare and marvelous items that are part of Magill Library's Special Collections.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Geology in Hawaii

Fellow Geology major Kelsey Meisenhelder ’13 and I sat on top of a hot, steaming vent from an older lava lake on Hilo, Hawaii. We also got to see a sulfur dioxide cloud glow red at red out of the active Kilauea volcano.” – Rachel Davis ’13

Haverford students can choose from 31 majors, including Geology at Bryn Mawr College, thanks to our academic partnerships.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Then & Now: Founders Green

Then & Now: Founders Green

Once upon a time in the early 1900s Founders Hall featured a large, raised plaza at the steps of the building with a wide circular drive for wagons and later cars.

Come back tomorrow to see the green “Now”.