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  • “For me, the greatest pleasure of reading is being transported from everyday reality to someplace else entirely,” says the senior administrative assistant, “so here are some windows to worlds that are better, worse, and just plain different.”

  • More than 15,000 donors contributed a total of $269,533,390 to the campaign, which is funding the College’s strategic plan and transforming the campus both inside and out. A special campus celebration is planned for the evening of Saturday, October 28.

  • The interlibrary loan specialist suggests five titles that will transport you to different eras and countries, from WWII-era Britain to 1990s Shanghai and beyond.

  • The humanities librarian suggests two nonfiction titles and a beautifully drawn, almost-wordless graphic novel about creativity.

  • The art registrar suggests three titles (two nonfiction, one fiction) about community and utopia.

  • The research and instruction librarian suggests three relatively new books—two from 2016 and one 2015 reissue of a book from the ’80s that had been long out of print—that grapple with desire, politics, and the modern condition.

  • More than 1200 people attended Alumni Weekend 2017 to celebrate classes ending in 2s and 7s.

  • The curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts and head of Quaker and Special Collections suggests three books that highlight the importance of archives and a historical record.

  • The Quaker Collections curator offers suggestions of three books (and one movie) to check out this summer.

  • Japanese Emperor Akihito is currently considering abdication. Back in 1953, the then-Japanese Crown Prince only 19 when he stopped by Haverford’s campus.

  • The social science librarian shares suggestions for books to add to your shelf this summer.

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Follow along with their graduation ceremony via this live feed of tweets.

  • Associate Professor of Philosophy Jerry Miller and former Haverford philosopher Richard Bernstein discussed the philosophical underpinnings of scapegoating and structural violence prior to the Haverford-Bryn Mawr Chorale and Chorale Orchestra’s performance of Michael Tippett’s 1942 oratorio “A Child of Our Time.”

  • Students celebrated the end of the semester with bouncy houses, a zip line, stunt jumps, a rock-climbing wall, a petting zoo, lots of food and music (by Shamir and 10 others!), and more.

  • Glanzer, who currently serves as assistant director of advising services and academic support at the University of Pennsylvania, will replace Michael Martinez, who is moving into the role of dean of student life.