Cool Classes

A recurring Haverblog series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.


Where They're Headed

A blog series reporting on the post-Haverford plans of members of the Class of 2014.


What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of members of the Class of 2014. 


COOL CLASSES: “Old Age in the Modern Age”

A history and anthropology course, taught by the librarian of the College, that provides a survey on the history of aging in the United States from the 17th through the 20th centuries.

‘Marx in Soho’ at Haverford

Historian Howard Zinn’s engaging play, ‘Marx in Soho’ comes to Haverford. The show offers a passionate defense of Karl Marx’s ideas and their importance for contemporary America.

Fishing for Social Good

Students learned about efforts to transform the Cape Cod fishing industry in a talk last week that was part of the speaker series Harnessing the Market for Environmental and Social Good.

Friday Night Roundup

What’s the connection between philosophy, comedy, spirituality, and video games? They were all on the Haverford events calendar for a recent Friday night on campus.

Alums Prep Students for the Consulting World

Jim Wiltsee ’09, a consultant with Accenture, and Arman Terzian ’14, who works for the Advisory Board Company, offered a workshop on case interviews for students interested in applying for jobs in the consulting industry. The event was sponsored by the Center for Career and Professional Advising.

First screening of WAKE

The student-produced documentary WAKE had its first public screening in front of a full house in Chase Auditorium on Wednesday night.

Where They’re Headed: Nick Kahn ’14

English and French double major Nick Kahn ’14 will explore his passion for both languages as an English teacher for French-speaking high schoolers in Martinique as part of the Teaching Assistant Program.

Move-In Day 2014

On Aug. 27, we welcomed the newest members of the Haverford community, the Class of 2018, to campus.

Where They’re Headed: Emily Scott ’14

This fall, Emily Scott ’14 will be pursuing her passion for academics and athletics as a math teacher and assistant cross country and track coach at Peddie School, an elite, private institution in Hightstown, N.J. Scott, a math major with a minor in Educational...

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Marla Dominguez ’14

The subject of Marla Dominguez’s history thesis— “From Migrants in a ‘Host Country’ to Transnational Permanence: Dominicans in New York City, 1965 – 2000”—wasn’t just an academic interest; it was inspired by her own family.