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Patrick Montero
Tuesday, June 26, 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, June 24, 2012

Pont d’Archevêché

There is nothing like getting a sense of the world through traveling and immersing yourself in a different culture.“–Elena Satten-Lopez ’12

Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Fine Arts at Haverford

The Fine Arts at Haverford emphasize the individual. Studio classes are small and all students—from beginners to declared majors—receive individual, focused instruction, and are encouraged to develop the physical and critical skills necessary to create art.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

2012 Study Abroad Photo Contest Winner, Faces

I would recommend study abroad to everyone. It supplemented my academic experience in so many ways and really helped me grow as a person.” – Kathryn Johnston ’12
Each year more than 130 Haverford students take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

Study Abroad photo contest winner, Liza Alpert '13, "Peruanita and Pigeons", Argentina.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012


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

Throughout the 19th century, cricket, with its particular emphasis upon ethics and sportsmanship, was a distinctive element in the social life of the Philadelphia area.
Thursday, June 14, 2012

Then & Now: Campus Visits Now

Then & Now: Campus Visits

Today, well over 15,000 prospective students and their families come to Haverford each year for campus tours conducted by a troupe of 30 student guides who volunteer for the Admission office.

Missed yesterday’s photo? See campus visits back “Then“.

Pictured here is Lizzie Douglas '13.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Then & Now: Campus Visits Then

Then & Now: Campus Visits

With only 300-500 applicants each year, a visit by prospective students and their families in the 1950s often included an appointment with the college president, in this case Gilbert White.

Come back tomorrow to see campus visits “Now”.

John Woll '52 (center, with file folder) makes introductions. Courtesy College Archives.