Category Archives: News & Updates

Remembering Greg Kannerstein ’63

The late Greg Kannerstein ’63 was honored this week when the Haverford crew team christened its newest boat “Mr. Haverford.”  That’s the nickname the beloved Kannerstein earned over the course of 41 years at the College, where he served as … Continue reading

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The Inauguration in Video and Photos

The inauguration of Daniel H. Weiss, Haverford’s 14th president, took place on Saturday, Oct. 26, on a spectacular fall day that brought sunshine, blue skies and pleasant temperatures. Continue reading

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Haverford Inaugurates 14th President

Can’t make it to campus for Dan Weiss’ Oct. 26 inauguration as Haverford’s 14th president? Then follow along with the ceremony in real time as we post live updates from our Twitter account (@haverfordedu). Continue reading

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Artist in Residence Brian Dettmer at Work

At Haverford, we love “digging” into our books—sometimes quite literally! Just yesterday, in conjunction with the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, we welcomed the Mellon Tri-College Artist in Residence Brian Dettmer to our campus for … Continue reading

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It’s Phonathon Season!

Some students at Haverford get paid to talk! October is Phonathon season, meaning that in the weeks leading up to Fall Break student workers spend their evening hours calling up alumni to solicit donations to the school. These students, from … Continue reading

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Humans vs. Zombies: The Game

The apocalypse has arrived at Haverford! Humans vs. Zombies, a game of modified tag popular at colleges and universities nationwide, has been going on this October on campus. Nearly 200 students, staff, and administrators signed up to play, including President … Continue reading

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CPGC and IITS Digital Storytelling Workshop

The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) and Instructional and Information Technology Services (IITS) teamed up once again to offer a three-part workshop for students on digital storytelling. Participants first worked on gathering a story from pictures and video … Continue reading

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Discussions With Dan

Ever wonder what exactly a college president does? To answer that question, new president of the college Dan Weiss met with students at an informal open forum last Thursday (9/26) in Chase Auditorium, from 7:30 to 8:30p.m. During this discussion, … Continue reading

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Religion and Spiritual Life Week

Last week, as part of Religion and Spiritual Life Week on campus (Sept. 20-27th), white signs lined the pathways of Founders Green. These signs were filled with encouraging, thoughtful quotes from prominent peace workers, philosophers, and religious leaders, including this one … Continue reading

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Friend in Residence Marcelle Martin on the Quaker Spiritual Journey

During a visit to Professor of History Emeritus Emma Lapsansky-Werner’s “History and Principles of Quakerism” class this week, Friend in Residence Marcelle Martin talked about what she sees as her ministry, helping people “pay attention to spiritual experiences they have … Continue reading

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