Where They're Headed

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

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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.

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...

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...

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.

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 runs...

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, using a wide...

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 dean of the college,...

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.

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).

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...

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 freshmen to seniors, are...

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 Dan...

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...

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, he outlined his job...

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...

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...