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Haverford Celebrates Earth Day

Honoring its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability, the College commemorated the 32nd annual Earth Day a few days early by hosting a few events on Friday, April 20. Continue reading

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Ghanaian Hip-Hop Hits the Bi-Co

Robin Riskin ’12 organized a Tri-College symposium, GMGE: Ghanaian Music//Global Entrepreneurship, that brought some of the most innovative musicians from Ghana to campus for a concert, a screening and a panel series to explore how these artists have harnessed the powers of new media to create a global movement through music. Continue reading

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Trail of Hope Trekker Celebrates Anniversary on Campus

Last weekend, to celebrate the first anniversary of his Philadelphia-to-Oklahoma Trail of Peace walk, which stopped on campus last year, Peter Prusinowski returned to Haverford to gather people under the Penn Treaty Elm for a reading, a Native American peace dance and the planting of a new peace elm. Continue reading

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A Future for “The Havermap”?

Now that Special Collections’ map exhibit in the library is over, what will happen to “The Havermap?” The large aerial view of the campus, conceived by Eli Blood-Patterson ’11, aimed to map the “social geography” of Haverford and invited viewers to tag different spots on campus with their recollections of personal events that happened there. Continue reading

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Haverford Conference Celebrates Entrepreneurship

The Career Development Office and the John C. Whitehead ’43 Program in Entrepreneurial Studies sponsored an all-day conference on Fords and the Entrepreneurial Spirit. Attended by alumni and current students, the on-campus event was geared towards those who have started their own business or those that hope to in the future. Continue reading

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And The Winner Is… (And Its Skee-Ball Tournament) Opens in the Gallery

Friday, March 16, And the Winner Is… opened at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. The social practice exhibit will grapple with the intersections between competition, cooperation and community through a massive skee-ball tournament in the Gallery and a series of ambitious artist residencies and curricular interventions. Continue reading

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Student-Created Series Brings “Mindfulness” Practice to Fords

Allie Lake ’14, Arman Terzian ’14 and Dan Feller ‘13 have organized a series of lectures and workshops, called Manage Your Mind: An Introduction to the Practice and Science of Mindfulness, designed to expose the Haverford community to a variety of perspectives on mindfulness meditation, emphasizing its role in stress-management and emotional well-being. Continue reading

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Peabody Award Winners and Animation Software Designer Talk Animation Techniques

Peabody Award-winning independent animators Paul and Sandra Fierlinger and software developer Fabrice Debarge of France’s TVPaint will give an on-campus talk about animation on Tuesday, March 13, at 4:15 p.m. in Stokes 102 that promises to feature a screening of the Fierlinger’s work-in-progress, Slocum a Man at Sea With Himself. Continue reading

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Jack Carnell: Looking at America

The exhibition Jack Carnell: Authentic America-Color Photographs 2006 to 2008 runs through April 22 in the Atrium Gallery of the Marshall Fine Arts Center. Carnell will be on campus to speak about his work and his travels on March 14 at 4:30 p.m. Continue reading

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On-Campus Linguistics Symposium Takes on Austen, Shakespeare and Comics

The Feb. 24 linguistics symposium on campus grappled with two big questions: How can cognitive science lead to a better appreciation of literature, and how can literature be useful in understanding how the human mind works? Continue reading

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