Category Archives: Faculty

Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO). Bamboo stem section stained with Toluidine Blue O (TBO).

Biochemistry Superlab

The Biochemistry superlab is designed so that students get first hand experience using techniques and equipment commonly used in graduate labs and research facilities; however, what really makes superlab special is the independence the professors give.

Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 Hilary Brashear '14 and Gebhard Keny '14 take video footage of Assistant Professor Helen White (center) and her students (from left) Alana Thurston '17 and Chloe Wang '17 during their research trip to the Gulf Coast. Photo: William Colgin.

Student Documentary ‘Wake’ Looks at the Oil Industry in Louisiana

Haverford’s first-ever Documentary Media Fellows spent the summer gathering footage during two road trips to the Gulf Coast. Read the article in the Fall 2014 issue of Haverford Magazine.

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.

President Dan Weiss teaching. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography President Dan Weiss teaching. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

President And Professor

Sixteen lucky Tri-Co students had presidents for professors last semester. Haverford College President Dan Weiss and Bryn Mawr College President Kim Cassidy co-taught a class, “Higher Education and the Liberal Arts: Mission, Structure and Trends,” with Weiss’ Chief of Staff … Continue reading

Beth Willman teaches not only upper-level courses, such as "Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy," but also introductory classes for majors and non-majors alike. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Beth Willman teaches not only upper-level courses, such as "Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy," but also introductory classes for majors and non-majors alike. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Beth Willman – Office Hour

Associate Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman has filled her office in Strawbridge Observatory with unusual instructional tools to help make dark matter and the expansion of the universe understandable to even the most novice stargazer. Read Office Hour in the … Continue reading

Beth Willman teaches not only upper-level courses, such as "Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy," but also introductory classes for majors and non-majors alike. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography Beth Willman teaches not only upper-level courses, such as "Advanced Topics: Observational Astronomy," but also introductory classes for majors and non-majors alike. Photo: Thom Carroll Photography

Beth Willman – Office Hour

Associate Professor of Astronomy Beth Willman has filled her office in Strawbridge Observatory with unusual instructional tools to help make dark matter and the expansion of the universe understandable to even the most novice stargazer. Read Office Hour in the … 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 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