What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.


Where They're Headed

A blog series detailing the post-Haverford plans of our recent graduates.

The Club Life @ Haverford

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.


Cool Classes

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


Predicting March Madness

During her Velay Fellowship last summer, math major Charlotte Eisenberg ’19 wrote an algorithm to predict outcomes in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. Now, she’s testing it against live tournament outcomes.

COOL CLASSES: “Topics in Electrochemistry”

This course surveys electrochemical concepts relevant to real-world technologies—in particular those that advance renewable energy—through a combination of mini-lectures to introduce the topics and student-led discussions on current research in the field.

“Tell Me About Yourself”

As part of the Mark and Lillian Shapiro Speaking Initiative, communications specialist Holley Murchison led an interactive workshop to help students better communicate their goals, stories, and vision for professional success.

Collaging the Power of Sound

Susan Howe, winner of the 2017 Robert Frost Award for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry, gave an on-campus reading.

Presenting a Theatrical Thesis

Independent theater major Rory Kennison ’18 wrote a two-act play for his senior thesis, and, with the help of seven student actors, he recently shared his work in a poignant staged reading.

Exploring the History of Color Photography

Representative photographs and related material from the College’s extensive, 5000-print-deep photography collection takes viewers on a tour of color photography’s history and demonstrates how it has grown to become the norm when it was once the exception.

Love Shack, That’s Where It’s At

The weekend before Valentine’s Day, Fords Against Boredom held their annual edible graham-cracker-house-decorating competition with deliciously creative results.

COOL CLASSES: “Inequality and Public Policy”

This interdisciplinary course, which is cross-listed in economics and political science, explores the relationship between policy and economic outcomes— to understand “who gets what”— in the United States.

Hacking the Tri-Co

Students from Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore gathered on Haverford’s campus for two days of intensive collaborative programming.