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Patrick Montero
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.
Monday, February 20, 2012

Inside Magill Library

Magill Library houses more than half a million volumes and provides access to 2.5 million more through a catalog system that connects it to libraries at neighboring Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges.

Students take advantage of the idyllic nature of the library to spend a few quiet hours in one of the Magill's many study spots.
Monday, February 13, 2012

Public Observing Family Night

Public Observing Family Night

February 14, 7:00 PM
Strawbridge Observatory

For Astronomers of All Ages. Talk: “The Orion Nebula: Where stars are born”. Observing will only take place if skies are clear. Crafts and activities for young children will also be available. Event Details »