Where They're Headed

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

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French Friends

When the Haverford College International Council met in Paris last week, among the special guests at the opening dinner were four members of the Institut de France, and the chancellor of the Institut, Gabriel de Broglie.

Moroccan Artists on Campus as Mellon Creative Residents

  An “open studio” event last week offered a glimpse of the work of Mohamed El Baz and also gave the Haverford community the chance to meet sculptor Mohamed El Baz. The two Moroccan artists are on campus as part of the Mellon Creative Residencies Program, which...

Iron Chef, Dining Center Edition

  Dinner hour at the Dining Center saw a lively addition to the usual fare last Friday when Fords Against Boredom hosted this year’s DC Edition of Iron Chef, a cooking competition whose participants could only use ingredients they could find in the Dining...

A Cappella Mid-Semester Show

It’s that time of the semester again: a cappella groups are teaming up and singing out! Last Friday night (2/28), campus groups the Oxford Blues and the Ford S-Chords partnered to present their Spring Mid-Semester Show. The standing-room-only performance, which...

A Young Star of Big Data

Physicist Aaron Clauset ’01 came to Haverford last week as part of the Young Academic Alumni Lecture Series to talk about his work searching for mathematical patterns in vast seas of data. Clauset’s lecture was titled “Estimating the Historical and Future...

Mara Wilson Asks “What Are You Afraid Of?”

“What Are You Afraid Of?” was the question of the evening, as well as the title of the show that actress/storyteller Mara Wilson brought to Haverford last week.  The popular event, hosted by students, with support from the Hurford Center for the Arts and...

Love Shack

This Valentine’s Day, Haverford students got crafty. Fords Against Boredom (FAB), an organization that coordinates free student events on and off campus, hosted their annual Love Shack gathering last Friday (2/14) in Ryan Gym. Provided with graham crackers,...

Black Love

Haverford’s Black Students League hosted the annual Tri-College Black Love formal on Saturday night, Feb. 15, and unlike previous years, in which the event was open just to Tri-Co students, this year’s event welcomed students from across the Philadelphia area.

Scholarship Student Luncheon: Building Lifelong Relationships

During the annual luncheon held this year on Wednesday, February 12th, in the Dining Center, a packed room of scholarship recipients were celebrated with pizza, salad, and the locally-famous Hope’s Cookies. Students got the chance to mingle and share their...

Tri-Co Hackathon Photo Gallery

In January, the Tri-College Consortium held its first Hackathon, a weekend-long computer science contest in which teams of students develop web applications. At the end of the competition, teams delivered presentations about their projects to a panel of judges, all...

Starman

A film crew from Japan’s public television network NHK came to Haverford last week to shoot a segment for the show “Cosmic Front” that features Assistant Professor of Astronomy Desika Narayanan. The segment, which will air on NHK’s Space Channel, will focus on...

Snow Day!

A major winter storm dumped a foot of snow on the Main Line on Tuesday—the first day back after Winter Break—shutting down afternoon classes and turning the campus into a wintry wonderland. Here are few frosty scenes caught by photographer Thom...

De-Stress With Dogs!

Students slogging through final exam week got a chance to relax with some visiting furry friends on Wednesday during the De-Stress With Dogs session in Ryan Gym. Sponsored by Haverford’s pre-vet society, this is the second year for the event, which brings dogs...

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.

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...

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 Philadelphia social...