A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience.
This writing seminar focuses on how British and American culture has defined the child since the 18th century, tracing the ever-evolving definitions of childhood through books, games, and toys of different periods.
This linguistics seminar explores how humans acquire their native languages.
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 philosophy major is traveling to Shanghai to further her passion for education and helping others develop their communication skills.
The computer science major is returning to Philadelphia to kick off her professional career as a software engineer for management consulting company Accenture.
The physics and astronomy double major is continuing his academic journey as he heads to the University of Chicago to pursue a Ph.D.
The Club Life @ Haverford
A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus.
The Federation United Concert Series is a group committed to bringing an eclectic range of musical acts right to your doorstep.
Haverford’s long-standing, midnight-skating, stick-wielding, hoagie-eating ice hockey team is open to all players, regardless of skill level.
Barely one year old, this new campus organization offers students access to food that is both healthy and cheap.
What They Learned
A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates.
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.
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.
For her thesis, the psychology major explored the effects of a particular hormone on pregnancy by studying mice.