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Jayme Guokas '97
Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Campus

Our campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping; more than 50 academic, athletic, and residential buildings; and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens, and wooded areas.

In his nearby Philadelphia studio, designer, craftsman, and woodworker Jayme Guokas '97 is working on two benches for the arboretum that are made from the wood of felled campus trees. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera speaks to a group of students
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

COOL CLASSES: “Caribe Queer: Sexualities and Narratives from the Hispanic Caribbean”

"Caribe Queer: Sexualities and Narratives from the Hispanic Caribbean"

Taught by Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish Lina Martinez Hernandez, this course explores different narrative and artistic productions regarding alternative sexualities in the Hispanic Caribbean, starting with the Cuban Revolution and continuing into the present.

Our Cool Classes blog series highlights interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.

A class visit by Philadelphia Poet Laureate Raquel Salas Rivera (center, yellow sweater). Photo: Holden Blanco '17. See what other courses the Department of Spanish is offering this semester.

Suzanne Amador Kane and Daniel Van Beveren pose with one of their robotic feathers from their experiment.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Physics & Astronomy

All physics and astronomy majors have the opportunity to perform meaningful and potentially publishable research, working closely with our faculty in fields such as quantum computing, observational cosmology, nonlinear physics and fluid dynamics, extragalactic astronomy, biophysics, and nanoscience.

Professor of Physics Suzanne Amador Kane and physics major Daniel Van Beveren ’20 co-authored a paper in PLOS ONE describing findings about the biomechanics of peafowl crests during social displays that was recently covered by The Atlantic. Photo: Patrick Montero

Jotting project ideas on post it notes
Monday, January 7, 2019

Haverford Innovations Program

The Haverford Innovations Program (HIP) encourages and supports creative and strategic thinking around a problem, a need, a question, or simply an interest. The goal is to find new solutions and opportunities for entrepreneurial projects and paths of learning.

HIP partnered with local food bank Philabundance and Swarthmore’s Center for Innovation and Leadership for an impact challenge to develop models for efficient food recovery. Photo: Lev Greenstein '20.

The Bi-College Orchestra performing
Friday, January 4, 2019

Music at Haverford

The Department of Music at Haverford offers a creative approach to music theory and a curriculum in music history that deals with music in the social context and embraces world music and jazz. Additionally, the department's applied music program and ensembles provide students with opportunities for performances and tours.

The Haverford-Bryn Mawr College Orchestra, conducted by Heidi Jacob, performed their Fall Concert in Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium. Photo: Zhongyi Xu'22.

Viewers at a film screening
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Visual Studies Minor

Students can now declare a minor in visual studies, which aims to create a dynamic model for critical and creative engagement with visual experience across media, time, and cultures.  The minor is supported by the renovation of the Old Gym into the VCAM facility

Photo: Leigh Taylor

A snowy campus scene
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Campus Fly Over: Winter at Haverford

Our campus has 200 acres of award-winning architecture and landscaping; more than 50 academic, athletic and residential buildings; and a nationally recognized arboretum with 400 species of trees and shrubs, a 3.5-acre duck pond, gardens, and wooded areas.

Photo: Caleb Eckert '17

Lloyd Lights
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Lloyd Lights

Lloyd Lights

The denizens of Lloyd Hall have once again festooned each entry with lights in celebration of the season. Time to cast your non-binding (but fun anyway) vote for best effort.

Photo: Patrick Montero

Lloyd Lights
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Lloyd Lights

Lloyd Lights

The denizens of Lloyd Hall have once again festooned each entry with lights in celebration of the season. Time to cast your non-binding (but fun anyway) vote for best effort.

Photo: Patrick Montero

Lloyd Lights
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Lloyd Lights

Lloyd Lights

The denizens of Lloyd Hall have once again festooned each entry with lights in celebration of the season. Time to cast your non-binding (but fun anyway) vote for best effort.

Photo: Patrick Montero

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