A portion of the 2000 and 2004 Howard Hughes Medical Institute grants to Haverford College supported a Faculty Development Program, which consisted of a series of semester-long courses for faculty on interdisciplinary topics. Faculty from a range of departments met 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 served as an interdisciplinary forum for faculty interactionpretium.
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 this course.
Bioinformatics 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 has been introduced into the Haverford Biology curriculum.
Science 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.
Statistics Across the Curriculum - Fifteen Haverford faculty from the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Economics, General Programs, Mathematics and Psychology participated in this course during the fall of 2003.
Imaging in Science - TriCo faculty from Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore Colleges, from all fields of study, including the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities, were involved in this seminar, held during the fall of 2007.