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Haverford Says “Welcome to Campus” Along Armat Avenue

Haverford Says “Welcome to Campus” Along Armat Avenue

ByDominic MercierMay 7, 2024
Improved landscaping, an accessible walkway, and dark-sky-friendly lighting have transformed the College’s border along Ardmore’s historically Black neighborhood.
In Concert with Nature

In Concert with Nature

ByAnna Berry ’27May 2, 2024
In honor of the late influential bassist Robert Black, musicians lined Haverford’s Nature Trail for a Network for New Music performance with deep connections to nature.
COOL CLASSES: “Electronic Music Evolution: From Foundational Basics to Sonic Horizons”

COOL CLASSES: “Electronic Music Evolution: From Foundational Basics to Sonic Horizons”

ByDominic MercierApr 19, 2024
Electronic music is an ever-changing genre. This course covers its history and theory while offering students opportunities to use cutting-edge production tools and technologies.
A student sits at a table and looks over a folded piece of aged paper from Temple University's archives.

COOL CLASSES: “University City: Race, Power and Politics in Philadelphia”

ByDominic MercierApr 12, 2024
This course focuses on the role Philadelphia’s colleges and universities — and their affiliated healthcare entities — play in organizing the region’s economy.
Pinwheel Day Heralds Spring’s Arrival

Pinwheel Day Heralds Spring’s Arrival

ByDominic MercierApr 10, 2024
Colorful pinwheels spinning in the morning light April 9 marked the return of a beloved annual tradition.
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What They Learned

A series exploring the thesis work of recent graduates. View More
Isha Mehta '23. Photo by Patrick Montero

What They Learned: Isha Mehta ’23

In her thesis, the East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC) major, studied the relationship between humans and animals in ancient Chinese dynasties to better understand contemporary animal welfare.
Portrait of Celia Page '23. Photo by Patrick Montero

What They Learned: Celia Page ’23

Page’s thesis research was rooted in the fields of sports economics and discrimination research, an area that has received research attention mainly in basketball, baseball and football.
What They Learned: Caroline Gihlstorf ’23

What They Learned: Caroline Gihlstorf ’23

In her linguistics thesis, Gihlstorf’s topic was inspired by a class she took her junior year.
Portrait of Natasha Bansal '23. Photo by Patrick Montero.

What They Learned: Natasha Bansal ’23

For her thesis, Bansal researched the impact of immigrant-led grassroots.
Portrait of Shi Jie Samuel Tan '23. Photo by Patrick Montero

What They Learned: Samuel Tan ’23

In his thesis, the double major in physics and computer science focuses on quantum error correction.
What They Learned: Mackenzie Tygh ’23

What They Learned: Mackenzie Tygh ’23

For her thesis, the physics major and astronomy minor researched the intersection of spiritual and secular imaginations by using the scientific phenomena in the cosmology of Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy as a case study.

Where They’re Headed

A blog series detailing the post-Haverford plans of our recent graduates. View More
Nicholas Bayan Mostaghim wears a pnink shirt in a portrait taken in front of a historic building on Haverford's campus.

Where They’re Headed: Nicholas Bayan Mostaghim ’23

Mostaghim, a Fullbright Scholar, is now in Switzerland exploring nanobiotechnology and biosensor development.
Where They’re Headed: Lili May Muntean ’23

Where They’re Headed: Lili May Muntean ’23

Muntean majored in psychology and minored in visual studies. She now pursues a J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.
Where They’re Headed: Naren Roy ’23

Where They’re Headed: Naren Roy ’23

Roy majored in social-cultural anthropology and minored in visual studies, concentrating on Latin American, Iberian, and Latinx studies. Post-graduation, he began his role as a Quaker Voluntary Service fellow at the Metrowest Worker Center – Casa del Trabajador, near Boston.
Where They’re Headed: Clarice Xu ’23

Where They’re Headed: Clarice Xu ’23

Xu, a biology major and psychology minor, is currently working as a research associate with plans to attend medical school next year.
Where They’re Headed: Eva White ’23

Where They’re Headed: Eva White ’23

The physics major and environmental studies and global Asian studies double minor wrapped up an internship with Pacific Northwest National Lab and is now settling into a fellowship position with Launch Alaska.
Where They’re Headed: Justin Adler ’23

Where They’re Headed: Justin Adler ’23

The neuroscience major and health studies minor started his full-time job as a cancer researcher at Penn Medicine just two days after graduation. Adler awaits his upcoming matriculation to the University of Rochester School of Medicine.

Cool Classes

A series highlighting interesting, unusual, and unique courses that enrich the Haverford College experience. View More
COOL CLASSES: “Electronic Music Evolution: From Foundational Basics to Sonic Horizons”

COOL CLASSES: “Electronic Music Evolution: From Foundational Basics to Sonic Horizons”

Electronic music is an ever-changing genre. This course covers its history and theory while offering students opportunities to use cutting-edge production tools and technologies.
A student sits at a table and looks over a folded piece of aged paper from Temple University's archives.

COOL CLASSES: “University City: Race, Power and Politics in Philadelphia”

This course focuses on the role Philadelphia’s colleges and universities — and their affiliated healthcare entities — play in organizing the region’s economy.
COOL CLASSES: “Introduction to Magical Realism”

COOL CLASSES: “Introduction to Magical Realism”

Associate Professor Ariana Huberman’s class class offers is a unique deep dive into the history and central characteristics of magical realism and explores texts, artworks, and films that resonate with it.
COOL CLASSES: “Strange Music: Monsters, Ghosts, and Aliens on Stage and Screen”

COOL CLASSES: “Strange Music: Monsters, Ghosts, and Aliens on Stage and Screen”

Richard Freedman’s class explores the role the ear plays in the cinematic experience. This semester, there’s a particular focus on the ghosts, monsters, and aliens that have appeared on screen.
COOL CLASSES: “Advanced Topics in Buddhist Studies: The Lotus Sutra”

COOL CLASSES: “Advanced Topics in Buddhist Studies: The Lotus Sutra”

Professor Hank Glassman’s class focuses on the history of the Lotus Sutra, its influence on art, and its role in forming an understanding of Buddhist practice and salvation.
COOL CLASSES: “Constitutional Law and Civil Rights: Gender, Sexuality, and Race”

COOL CLASSES: “Constitutional Law and Civil Rights: Gender, Sexuality, and Race”

This course offers students an opportunity to think about the civil rights laws that shape many aspects of our everyday lives, from university admissions to reproductive rights to voting rights.

The Club Life @ Haverford

A series exploring the many varied student clubs on campus. View More
Club Life: Haverford Students for Reproductive Health

Club Life: Haverford Students for Reproductive Health

On a pleasant spring evening in 2022, a group of students converged in Lutnick Library. They appeared to be like any other group working on a problem set…
Haverford's leadership of the Tri-Co Law Review stand for a photo.

CLUB LIFE: Tri-Co Law Review

A new incarnation and expansion of the former Haverford Law Review, the The Tri-Co Law Review aims to publish law-related articles by writers from all three campuses.
Natalie White '23 and Sarah Mastrocola '23 stand in the Haverford radio studio.

Club Life: College Radio Lives Again

WHRC is bringing radio back to campus.
Brendan Holleck '25 and other members of the Haverford Fishing Club

Haverford Fishing Club Will Reel You In

The new club provides students of all skill levels with an opportunity to hit the open water, catch fish, and learn about underwater environments.
Club Life: Korean Culture Club

Club Life: Korean Culture Club

First-years Yehyun Song and Heewon Yang have restarted the Korean Culture club to create a safe space for the Asian community.
Seven dancers practicing a move during choreography.

Dancing with the HaverRitmo Dance Group

This fall, Bria Nixon BMC ’22 and Becca Zaletofsky BMC ’24 revamped a dormant Latin dance group for the Bi-Co.