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Patrick Montero
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Elkinton Family Letters

Haverford’s Quaker Collection spans the history of the Society of Friends from 17th-century Britain to the present day in many parts of the world, with emphasis on Quakerism as lived and practiced in the eastern United States and antecedent American colonies.

Quaker & Special Collections received a collection of more than 5,000 letters, photographs and documents, which capture more than 100 years of Quaker history, from Rev. Dr. Theodora Elkinton Waring
Sunday, April 1, 2012

The Intimacy of Anthropology

Maris is undoubtedly an exceptional teacher in a classroom setting; however, what makes her an even better professor is her accessibility outside of her seminars.”—Laina Gagliardi ’12

Professor of Anthropology Maris Gillette is the Winter 2012 Faculty Profile in HAVERFORD magazine »

Professor Gillette often uses the medium of film to document her ethnographic research.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Fostering Global Thinkers

“It was wonderful to discover that my interest in craftswomen, and the contexts in which they work, could span a year of exploration and grow constantly over the course of that year.” – Madeline Kreider-Carlson ’10

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Academic Partnerships

The close Haverford-Bryn Mawr relationship – referred to as “Bi-Co,” for Bi-College – allows students to enroll in classes or pursue a major at either school, as well as live and eat on either campus.

Sunday, March 25, 2012



Week 7 of the 8-weekRecyclemania competition, and we have recycled 16.24 tons of refuse that would otherwise have been thrown into a landfill. Haverford is currently 22nd in a per capita competition among 320 schools.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Then & Now: Plenary Now

Then & Now: Plenary

Students at Fall Plenary in 2011 were concerned with establishing an Honor Council liaison with Bryn Mawr; the campus alcohol policy; and allowing Honor Council juries to seek outside consultants.

Missed yesterday’s photo? See the plenary back “Then“.

Plenary Fall 2011, Debbie Leter '15. "This was probably the shortest Plenary ever," commented SC Co-President Florencia Foxley '13.