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Faculty Development Programs
- A portion of the Howard
Hughes Medical Institute's grant to Haverford College
supports a Faculty Development Program, which consists of
a series of semester-long courses for faculty on an interdisciplinary
topic. Faculty from a range of departments meet weekly to
learn about current issues and developments in a specific
field and to develop new courses and course modules in this
area. The seminar also serves as an interdisciplinary forum
for faculty interaction.
- Computing Across
the Sciences (CAtS) - Eleven Haverford faculty from
the departments of Biology, Computer Science, Chemistry, Mathematics
and Physics participated in this seminar in the spring of
2001. An interdisciplinary class for students resulted from
Course- Computer Applications in the Biosciences -
Eight Haverford faculty, from the departments of Biology,
Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics completed
this course in the fall of 2001. A new course in Computational
Genomics will be introduced into the Haverford Biology curriculum
and Society - Twleve Haverford faculty from the departments
of Anthropology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, General
Programs, History, Mathematics, Peace Studies, Physics, Psychology
and Sociology participated in this course during 2002-2003.
Across the Curriculum - Fifteen Haverford faculty
from the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Economics, General
Programs, Mathematics and Psychology are participating in
this course during the fall of 2003.