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Patrick Montero
Monday, March 5, 2012

Spring Break

Spring Break

Friday, March 2—Monday, March 12, 2012

The Haverford campus is the oldest planned college landscape in the country. Our meticulously maintained 200 acres contain a nature trail, a Pinetum and flower gardens.

Pinwheel Day, which is meant to celebrate the beginning of spring, is a beloved, mysterious tradition.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Starky, Jazzy Jeff and M1

My college experience wasn’t like this. [Being here] made me think about thinking. It was amazing.” – M1
While on campus, Africana Studies Scholar-Artist In Residence M1 gave an intimate concert, spoke at the AcadeMIX hip-hop symposium, ran workshops, attended classes and gave lectures.

(From left) Howard Brown '12 (aka Gabriel Stark) with hip-hop heavyweights DJ Jazzy Jeff and M1.
Monday, February 27, 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.

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Faculty Profile: Wendy Sternberg

Students interested in studying the nervous system can declare a concentration in Neural and Behavioral Sciences (NBS). Faculty members in the Bi-College NBS program conduct research on a range of topics in neuroscience from molecular neurobiology to cognitive neuroscience. Professor Wendy Sternberg’s behavioral neuroscience lab focuses on nervous system mechanisms of pain and pain inhibition in laboratory mice and Haverford athletes.

Wendy Sternberg and Emily Alspector '08 observe a stained slice of mouse brain as part of the senior thesis experience.