Category Archives: Faculty

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,” says Associate Professor of Classics Bret Mulligan, who teaches ancient Greek and Latin language classes as well as courses … Continue reading

Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast

Student Filmmakers Document Oil Spill Researchers on the Gulf Coast

Four students are participating in Haverford College’s newly launched Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship focusing on the enduring consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “It became apparent that there were numerous stories to be told, and the visually stimulating environment … Continue reading

Recently retired professor Stephen Boughn (right) on a 2012 field trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona with Haverford astronomy students. Recently retired professor Stephen Boughn (right) on a 2012 field trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory in Arizona with Haverford astronomy students.

Physics & Astronomy

Virtually all Haverford Physics and Astronomy majors engage in cutting-edge research, working closely with faculty in fields such as biophysics, quantum computers, cosmology, quantum gravity, fluid dynamics, nanoscience, and extra-galactic astronomy.

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.

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

Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast Hilary Brashear '13 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor White(center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during a research trip to the Gulf Coast

Student Filmmakers Document Oil Spill Researchers on the Gulf Coast

Four students are participating in Haverford College’s newly launched Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellowship focusing on the enduring consequences of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. “It became apparent that there were numerous stories to be told, and the visually stimulating environment … Continue reading

Marshall Auditorium Inside Marshall Auditorium, which offers a Bösendorfer Imperial concert grand piano, a Schlicker two-manual Baroque style organ, and a Shortridge-Jacquet two-manual harpsichord.

Music Rehearsal

Choral music has long been an important part of campus life at Haverford and Bryn Mawr. An oratorio choir of 150 singers, the Chorale performs a major work with an orchestra each semester.

haverford-health-studies-minor "Does violence spread like a disease?" The new Bi-College Multidisciplinary Health Studies Program will allow students to consider a wide variety of issues around health and healthcare in a focused way. Photo: Brad Larrison.

Health Studies

“There are health studies majors and minors developing at colleges across the country, but what makes us distinctive is that we are deliberately multidisciplinary across all three academic areas.”—Associate Professor of Independent College Programs Kaye Edwards

Iruka Okeke Iruka Okeke with Ruben Monarrez ’14, who is doing his senior thesis research in her lab. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography.

The Biologist and the Bacteria

Research conducted in the lab of Associate Professor of Biology Iruka Okeke has changed the thinking about E. coli. Read the Faculty Profile in Haverford magazine »