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Alex Stern in the gallery with the exhibition she curated
Friday, January 17, 2020

Library Exhibition

Who Created the New and Copied the Old: Printed Books of the Fifteenth Century

Through February 16, 2020
Lutnick Library, Rebecca and Rick White Gallery

Curated by Alex Stern '20, the first exhibit in the Lutnick Library examines the many roles of printed books in the first 50 years following the advent of print. Details »

Alex Stern '20 featured items from the David Wertheimer ’77 Collection of Early Printed Books in her exhibition. Photo: Patrick Montero.

biohitech sprout digester decorated with a nametag and googly eyes
Thursday, January 16, 2020


As a core institutional principle, sustainability animates ​Haverford's broad mission of stewarding ​its​ financial, ethical, and curricular endowments in the interest of educating principled global citizens while safeguarding intergenerational equity as a perpetual institution.

Dining Services uses an aerobic digester (named "Munchy Crunchy, Grinds Up Your Lunchy" by students via an Instagram poll) to process pre- and post-consumer food waste from the Dining Center, as well as pre-consumer food waste from the Coop. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Susanna Wing
Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Faculty – Susanna Wing

A course on Francophone African literature as an undergrad led Associate Professor of Political Science Susanna Wing to an M.A. in African area studies and a Ph.D. in political science. She joined the Haverford faculty in 2002, and has become an internationally recognized and widely published expert on Mali.

Read Office Hour in the Fall 2019 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Wing's office in Hall Building features a hand-drawn map of Africa, a photograph of her son and their dog Sebastian, and papers from a 1960 conference in West Africa that belong to Professor Emeritus of Political Science Harvey Glickman. Photo: Patrick Montero.

we the people etched into an outline of the united states
Tuesday, January 14, 2020

COOL CLASSES: "Visualizing Border/lands"

COOL CLASSES: “Visualizing Border/lands”

Taught by Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Visual Studies Elena Guzman, this anthropology course explores visual representations of the border, including film and photography, but also text and sound.

Our Cool Classes blog series highlights interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience. See what other courses the Department of Anthropology is offering this semester.

A piece by Maria Reyes Torres '23, which was included in the “Visualizing Border/lands” exhibit in VCAM. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Joel Censor teaches lacrosse to students on handball courts
Monday, January 13, 2020

Ford Games - Heads in the Game

Harlem Lacrosse puts coaches in schools to help at-risk students achieve. The skills and lessons taught by team sports, says Joel Censer ’08, “couldn’t be more transferable.”

Read "Heads in the Game" in the Fall 2019 issue of Haverford Magazine

Joel Censer '08 coaches a student on one of the handball courts that Harlem Lacrosse uses for practice. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Visual Studies class
Friday, January 10, 2020

Visual Studies Minor

The minor in visual studies, housed in the VCAM, creates a dynamic model for critical and creative engagement with visual experience across media, time, and cultures.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Studies Yvette Granata demonstrates lighting techinques to her "Introduction to Digital Media Production" class. Photo: Patrick Montero.

Griffin Kaulbach ’21
Thursday, January 9, 2020

CLUB LIFE: Food Co-op

Food Co-Op

One of the newest clubs on campus, the Haverford Food Co-op sells fresh produce—blueberries, carrots, onions, corn, and more—for prices that accommodate student budgets.

Club Life at Haverford is a blog series exploring student-run extracurricular activities.

Club founder Griffin Kaulbach '21. Photo by Patrick Montero. 

Dorm Olympics with Wendy Raymond
Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Then & Now: Dorm Olympics Now

Dorm Olympics

Wendy Raymond presided over her very first Dorm Olympics in early September clad in a simple white dress, and wearing a stack of Mardi Gras beads around her neck that she gave away to students. The crown on her head was made by students from Barclay. Beating out the blue Barclay team, and red South campus dwellers from HCA and Tritton, the green Gummere team won the day.

Missed yesterday’s photo? See Dorm Olympics back "Then."

Photo by Alexandra Iglesia '21.

Dorm Olympics with Tom Kessinger
Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Then & Now: Dorm Olympics

Dorm Olympics

Dorm Olympics circa 1994 saw President Tom Kessinger running into the competition barefoot in an impromptu toga. Kessinger, a South Asian history scholar, was president of the College from 1988 to 1996. He was also a Haverford alum who started with the Class of 1963, interrupted his studies to join the Peace Corps, and graduated with the Class of 1965.

Come back tomorrow to see Dorm Olympics "Now."

Photo by Michael S. Wirtz.