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  • Student and faculty research and innovation are helping to make classrooms more accommodating to those with a variety of disabilities and learning styles.


  • An increasing number of international students are being drawn to Haverford by the promise of intellectual exploration, academic rigor, and close-knit community. Once here, they must also contend with unfamiliar food and strange American social customs, and a climate that may be way outside their comfort zone. Easing the intercultural adjustment on campus is a robust support program for students from abroad.

  • The student-run Meditation Group aims to introduce more members of the Haverford community to meditation and to help foster their practices.

  • Tis the season for the beloved campus tradition in which denizens of the upperclass dorm decorate their entryways with festive lights, wrapping paper, and even a couple of Minions.

  • The last week of school can be a grueling time for our students, but the Pre-Vet Society makes finals calmer and cuter with its semesterly Destress with Dogs event.

  • A message from President Kim Benston and Board Chair Rick White.

  • The Haverford Curling Club was founded last fall by three former high school curlers and, though relatively new, won first place in its first bonspiel of the season.

  • Courtney Lau ’17 and Nishat Hossain ’18 explore sculptures and archives through an eight-day series of performances.

  • The Global China Connection and Haverford Asian Students Association co-hosted a catered, family-style, Cantonese dinner to showcase the diversity of Chinese regional cuisine.

  • Before Monday’s on-campus concert by the Network for New Music Ensemble, the ensemble’s performers played some pieces written by students in Ingrid Arauco’s composition course.

  • Performer and educator Hongyong Jia shares the historical and well-loved Chinese tradition with the Haverford community.

  • During the annual energy-saving competition, sponsored by the Committee for Environmental Responsibility, the campus saved a whopping 4,885 kWh overall, more than twice last year's total.

  • At a “Park Street Finance” event, part of the Impact Investing Speaker Series, panelists discussed role of financial operations in community building.

  • HavOC, the student-run outdoors club, aims to make activities like hiking, rock-climbing, backpacking accessible for all members of the Haverford community, regardless of experience level.

  • The College’s oldest all-women a cappella group, the Oxford Blues, celebrated its 31st anniversary with a campus concert featuring 20 alumnae from classes going back to 1991.