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Patrick Montero
Sunday, April 22, 2012

Founded in 1833

Haverford College was founded in 1833 as Haverford School by a group of New York and Philadelphia Quakers who sought to create an institution of learning grounded in Quaker values. Though we are nonsectarian today, our Quaker roots influence many of our values and processes.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Tree Campus USA

The Arboretum has been named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, which recognizes campuses that effectively manage their trees, connect with the community to foster healthy urban landscapes and involve the students with learning opportunities centered on campus, community and forestry efforts.

Join us on campus for our Arbor Day tree planting, Friday, April 27th, at noon, Chase Hall.
Monday, April 16, 2012

Sea Turtle Conservation

I gained insight into the ways in which veterinary science can be combined with conservation biology. Since these are potential career paths and ideas for graduate school, my summer research was a great help in solidifying my desire to explore these fields further.“—Elizabeth Willis ’13

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Spin the day away

Pinwheel Day 2012

There are few things that we look forward to more than a beautiful, warm day on the Haverford campus… except maybe a beautiful, warm day on the Haverford campus with hundred of pinwheels.

It’s Pinwheel Day! Spin the day away at www.haverford.edu.

Photo by Liza Alpert '13
Thursday, April 12, 2012

Music Rehearsal

Choral music has long been an important part of campus life at Haverford and Bryn Mawr. An oratorio choir of 150 singers, the Chorale performs a major work with an orchestra each semester.

Thursday, April 12, 2012


Cricket is Haverford’s oldest and most distinctive sport and was possibly introduced by the English landscape architect who planned the campus in 1834, William Carvill.