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Kevin R. Jones ’94 Internship Endowed

Kevin R. Jones ’94 Internship Endowed

ByByPatricia LawsApril 20, 20213 min read
A new internship honoring the memory of Kevin R. Jones ’94 will help students gain experience in social justice and community building organizations.
Club Life: Haverpong

Club Life: Haverpong

ByByAidan York ’24April 19, 20212 min read
Haverford’s new club gives students a space to relax and enjoy a game of ping pong.
Club Spotlight: Active Minds

Club Spotlight: Active Minds

ByByClaire Nicholas ’21April 16, 20212 min read
Founded in 2018 by Charlotte Scott ‘21, Althea Sellers ‘21, Anna Bacharach ‘21, and Rachel Spitzer ‘21, Active Minds gives students at Haverford access to conversations, guidance, and resources surrounding mental health.
A Distanced Do It In The Dark

A Distanced Do It In The Dark

ByBySally Pearson ’21April 14, 20214 min read
The campus-wide initiative found new ways to raise awareness and diligence about energy consumption this March.
Where They’re Headed: Emily Shutman ’20

Where They’re Headed: Emily Shutman ’20

ByByClaire Nicholas ’21April 13, 20214 min read
The biology major and health studies minor is now an analyst at ClearView, a life sciences strategy consulting firm in New York City.
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My New Normal

My New Normal is a series of first-person blog posts, sharing the experiences of the Haverford community in the time of COVID-19.

Bilge Nur Yilmaz plays acoustic guitar sitting on her bed next to her open laptop and in front of a David Bowie record

My New Normal: Bilge Nur Yilmaz ’21

The political science and music double major, who released her first single as Tendertwin during the pandemic, writes about her experience studying abroad at the onset of COVID-19 and what life is like on campus this semester.
Sarah Horowitz, wearing a purple shirt and glasses, stands in front of a green tree on the Haverford campus

My New Normal: Sarah Horowitz

The curator of rare books & manuscripts and head of Quaker & Special Collections writes about shifting her work from sharing physical editions to digital ones and becoming “the hands” for researchers far from campus, turning pages for them onscreen.

My New Normal: Jennie Ciborowski

The Arboretum Program Coordinator describes her work on campus during the College’s closure in the spring, and how it relates to Haverford’s sense of community.

Cool Classes

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

16 students pose in front of the exhibit wall

COOL CLASSES: “Asian American Psychology”

This seminar course addresses major theories and findings in Asian American psychology, with a focus on immigration and acculturation, ethnic identity, stereotyping and discrimination, families and development, and mental health.

Where They’re Headed

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


The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.

A student his a ping pong ball to another student, who crouches ready to hit it back.

Club Life: Haverpong

Haverford’s new club gives students a space to relax and enjoy a game of ping pong.
Students and President Wendy Raymond, all wearing masks, stand behind a table with an Active Minds banner on it in front of Founders Hall

Club Spotlight: Active Minds

Founded in 2018 by Charlotte Scott ‘21, Althea Sellers ‘21, Anna Bacharach ‘21, and Rachel Spitzer ‘21, Active Minds gives students at Haverford access to conversations, guidance, and resources surrounding mental health.

Club Life: Quiz Bowl

Haverford’s academic competition team has been keeping up its activity and engagement despite the difficulties presented by the pandemic.

What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.

What They Learned: Lena Yeakey ’19

The comparative literature major used her thesis to study the relationship between memory and language in the wake of civil wars, calling upon her study abroad experience in Lima, Peru, to augment her analysis of post-conflict culture in Peru and Sri Lanka.

What They Learned: Talia Scott ’19

The political science major studied the prosecutorial reform movement as a way of exploring the various reasons why politicians and political candidates take up reform-minded stances that deviate from their party’s standard stances.