This co-taught linguistics course, which explores five issues in which modality effects might be evidenced in Mandarin and American Sign Language, is experimental, as the professors and students form and test hypotheses against data together.
Computer science major Isabella Muno ’21, who recently attended the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Detroit to explore possibilities for her own campus-created startup, writes about what she learned there.
This biology course for non-majors explores how human activities impact Earth’s climate and, in turn, all living things on the planet.
Sponsored by Haverford Innovations Program and Swarthmore’s Center for Innovation and Leadership, a daylong workshop led by Alexandra Wolkoff ’14 from Puentes de Salud gave participants direction on how to support Latinx immigrant communities in Philadelphia.
The Fall 2018 iteration of the “Impact Investing” course chose to support Vega Coffee, a direct-trade venture whose products are now available in the Coop and new Library Cafe.
This English course introduces students to the early English novel, as well as to the tradition of scholarship that seeks to explain its origins.
Founded in 2018, Haverford’s Step team isn’t afraid to be heard.
This music course examines musical change over a thousand-year span, uncovering how—and why—Western music evolved from a monastic ritual of plain, unaccompanied song into a secular entertainment for elite audiences in modern cities.
A new club on campus encourages Fords to face their fears among friends.
Members of the community celebrated the changing season at the Arboretum’s Fall Festival, which included a Nature Trail night hike lit by handmade jack-o’-lanterns.
This sociology course engages in debates about families as economic units, women’s bodies as social factories, gay identity’s relationship to labor and consumption, the “pricing” of unpaid care, and sex work and trafficking.
The new Gladstone Lee Mohan Collection consists of dozens of philosophical texts by underrepresented authors and is named after an alum and two current students.
This visual studies course introduces students to critical design and creative practices that address technologies that are worn on the body, that digitize the body, and that extend the body.
This political science course helps students develop a deeper understand of how public policy is made.
This philosophy course is an introduction to the history of our conception of ourselves as rational beings in the world through a close reading of Aristotle, Descartes, and Kant.
The winning project, Salud y Dinero, created by a team of five Fords, aims to create an engaging way for kids to become financially literate.
COOL CLASSES: “Industry and the Environment: Understanding Environmental Responses within the Textile Industry”
This environmental studies class, which is part of a Philadelphia Area Creative Collaboratives project this semester, broadly examines how the environment is impacted by the textile industry.
From Petri Dish to Poster: Fords Present at the 15th Annual Undergraduate Science Research Symposium
With 96 students presenting research conducted across the globe, the Undergraduate Science Research Symposium showcased the range and depth of research Fords undertake in the natural sciences.