Category Archives: Faculty

Students from this course have installed pop-up exhibitions around Magill Library using paintings by Margaret Ralston Gest (1900–65), an artist and benefactor of Haverford College. Photo by John Muse. Students from this course have installed pop-up exhibitions around Magill Library using paintings by Margaret Ralston Gest (1900–65), an artist and benefactor of Haverford College. Photo by John Muse.

Cool Classes: “Theory and Practice of Exhibitions: Objects, Images, Texts, Events”

“Theory and Practice of Exhibitions: Objects, Images, Texts, Events”, a Fine Arts course that gives students the analytics tools necessary to understand how exhibitions work, is just one in our Cool Classes blog series that highlights interesting, unusual, and unique … Continue reading

A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray. A student studies in the Philips Wing of Magill LIbray.

Academics

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.

Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Mulligan has an office crammed with classical literature, books, and a sizable collection of reproductions of artifacts to help students understand the lives of those who lived in the ancient world. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Bret Mulligan – Office Hour

“I really like, in all my classes, to bring in cultural elements to remind my students that these were real people.” —Bret Mulligan, Associate Professor of Classics. Read Office Hour in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

Math Problem Solving The Math Question Center, and the math lounge, both within the KINSC, are open to all students by keycard access 24/7 (and are rarely empty).

Math Question Center

The Math Question Center is an informal gathering place where students work in groups on math homework and get assistance when they need it. It is staffed five evenings each week by mathematics faculty and majors.

Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison Students at the Writing Center at Stokes. Photo: Brad Larrison

Writing Center

The Writing Center at Haverford College fosters a culture of writing that includes conversation with peers and faculty members at all stages of the writing process.

An intimate classroom setting. Advanced Latin Literature: Ovid's Love Poetry with Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan. Photo: Jim Roese.

Academics at Haverford

Haverford’s rigorous academic program focuses on individual growth, intellectual exploration and pushing the boundaries of each discipline. Most classes are taught seminar style with an emphasis on discussion and debate.

Megan Holt '14, Alexandre Leibler '15, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier check out the equipment in the Maker Space. Photo: Brad Larrison Megan Holt '14, Alexandre Leibler '15, and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joshua Schrier check out the equipment in the Maker Space. Photo: Brad Larrison

Maker Space Makes its Debut

The HaverFab Maker Space for the Arts and Sciences is outfitted with a 3-D scanner, 3-D printer, and ShopBot—an automated carving device able to shape wood, plastic, or aluminum. Read “Maker Space Makes its Debut” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue … Continue reading

Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison Kaye Edwards (front) and Chris Roebuck taught the inaugural "Introduction to Health Studies" course. Photo: Brad Larrison

Health Studies

Students interested in health professions can now participate in the Bi-College multi-disciplinary health studies program, which gives students in any major the opportunity to minor in health studies. Read “New Perspective on Health” in the Spring/Summer 2014 issue of Haverford … Continue reading

Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory Students discuss and study in the Astronomy Library in Strawbridge Observatory

Academics

Haverford’s small size makes possible a highly personalized, hands-on educational experience. Professors work side-by-side with students to do high-level research while also developing analytical thinking and pushing the boundaries of each discipline.