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Patrick Montero
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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”.

Monday, November 21, 2011


Guided by the College’s Honor Code—one of the oldest in the country—Haverford students demonstrate an awareness for the greater good in how they work, study, socialize, debate and resolve conflict.

During plenary the Haverford student body must vote to ratify the Honor Code and can propose changes to the college.
Sunday, November 20, 2011


Cricket is Haverford’s oldest and most distinctive sport and was possibly introduced by the English landscape architect who planned the campus in 1833, William Carvill.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Art on Campus

James House is a student-governed home for the arts, open to all members of the Haverford community, at all hours of the day. The space is a comfortable, relaxed place for art-inclined students to hang out.

This shot, from the 2009 art show Nudes by Ryan Cameron, shows the space before decorating its walls became part of its art-making mission. See the new and improved James House. This image is part of our Flashback Friday series on Facebook.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011


Academic departments maintain state-of-the-art research instrumentation for both research and teaching. The equipment that students learn to use in introductory courses plays a major role in both their research and in classes such as Superlab.

Sarah Brown '12 in the chemistry lab within the KINSC. Her senior thesis, in Psychology, is about evolutionary developmental psychology.