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  • The College received a record number of applications this year and offered admission to 859 students. 

  • The biology major will research the role of C9orf72 proteins in neurodegenerative diseases in a Katholieke Universiteit Leuven lab in Belgium. 

  • The Office of Academic Resources held its fourth Reading Rainbow event, featuring book recommendations from staff, faculty, and even the College president!

  • The anthropology major from Singapore won a trip to Sweden (valued at more than $1600) to learn about the K-A Bonnier International Fellows Program. 

  • The Bi-Co Gymnastics Club offers both enthusiastic beginners and former champions the chance to practice their skills in twice-weekly meetings at an off-campus gym.

  • The College’s long-running Mentoring and Student Teaching program, which welcomed its newest class in January, gives Haverford students the opportunity to tutor local secondary school students in science and writing, creating a relaxed environment where learning is a mutual experience.


  • The annual Senior Class Auction offers students a chance to bid on items, such as dinner with the president and a book bundle chosen by the librarian of the College, to support Senior Week events in May.

  • Last weekend, the Black Student League welcomed students from across the Tri-Co and other local college campuses at the annual Black History Month formal dinner-dance.

  • Daylin Leach, a Democrat who represents Pennsylvania’s 17th district (which includes Haverford College), met with his constituents last week to talk Trump and resistance.

  • The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship sent Lev Greenstein '20, Amanda Acosta Owens '18, Grace Brosnan '20, and Maelys Gluck '19 to Bogota to attend the annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates as guests of the American Friends Service Committee.

  • The bi-annual gathering of the student body to discuss issues on campus was held on Sunday night in the GIAC’s Calvin Gooding Arena.

  • Fords Against Boredom’s annual Valentine’s Day-adjacent edible-house-decorating competition attracted lots of creative contestants.

  • Over the weekend Magill Library hosted a DataRescue event that brought community members together to preserve federal climate research.

  • Four Fords from the Class of 2016 earned 2016/2017 Fulbright Student Awards. 

  • This writing seminar explores several pervasive systems that operate by virtue of being invisible, while emphasizing writing as a means of inquiry, analysis, and persuasion.