Category Archives: News & Updates

President Dan Weiss Speaks to Alumni in New York

On a snowy Tuesday, December 10, Dan Weiss spoke at the Penn Club in New York City—the first in a series of events created to give the Haverford community an opportunity to get to know the new College president. Continue reading

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Chinese Culture Dinner and Dining Etiquette Workshop

Among the aims of the Rufus M. Jones Institute for Leadership is to help Haverford students “build the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to become positive change agents in our increasingly global society.” Earlier this month, the organization put the … Continue reading

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Being a Haverford House Fellow

The CPGC Café in Stokes was the venue last week for an informal presentation by the 2013-2014 Haverford House fellows.  The six recent Haverford grads, all from the Class of 2013, spoke about their experiences as fellows, their placements with … Continue reading

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Late Night Bites at Lunt Café

Haverfordians in need of a late night snack head on over to Lunt Café, the student-run hub for grub on campus. Located in the basement of Lunt Hall (one of the three North Dorms), the café is open from 7 … Continue reading

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Find it all at the Bookstore

The Haverford College Bookstore, located in the basement of the Whitehead Campus Center, is the perfect (and only!) place on campus to grab supplies of any kind. With sections for things like textbooks, study supplies, non-class readings, food and drink, cards, Haverford apparel, and even a shelf of Free Trade items, all who stop by can get what they need without ever leaving campus. Continue reading

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Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series Brings Fords Back to Campus

The Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series (YAALS) connects current students, faculty, and community members to Haverford’s vibrant alumni presence in the academic world. Now in its eleventh year,  the lecture series, which invites Fords in academia to return to campus to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Fun

Last Friday, November 8th, was a busy night for students on campus! Student performance groups, community housing affinity groups, and religious clubs were all represented in the packed schedule of popular events hosted that evening. The Throng (pictured above), a … Continue reading

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Environmental Studies Students Seek Haverfarm

Students in the Environmental Studies Senior Capstone class, calling themselves Agricultural Center for Environmental Studies ( or ACES), are working on plans to develop a Haverfarm and greenhouse, and reaching out to community members for input. Continue reading

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Exhibits Abounding

It’s a great season for art at Haverford, where three notable exhibits recently opened  on campus. Brian Dettmer: Elemental, a show of fascinatingly intricate works by New York-based book sculptor Brian Dettmer,  is up in the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery and … Continue reading

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Conjuring the Great Pumpkin

In honor of Halloween on Thursday, the Women’s Center hosted a  pumpkin decorating craft session in the Sunken Lounge of the Dining Center. Participants at the free evening event were each given a small pumpkin to decorate however they wished, … Continue reading

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