Guaranteed, you won't fall asleep in one of Prof. Steven Gimbel's philosophy classes. Of course, his goal isn't just to keep students awake. He wants them to think in ways they haven't thought before, and he does that through serious debate and humor.
Gettysburg's student-to-faculty ratio of 10:1 allows for close interaction and extensive opportunities for collaborative work between students and their professors.
As early as their first year, Gettysburg students have abundant opportunities to gain hands-on experience with exceptional science facilities and resources that many larger institutions reserve for graduate students.
Gettysburg students and faculty regularly conduct collaborative research, and many students will co-author articles published in professional journals and present their findings at national and international conferences.
Students from across all academic disciplines are welcome to take courses in theatre arts and to audition for and perform in mainstage theatrical productions.
Art facilities include a foundry, electric and gas kilns, a darkroom, a woodworking shop, a printmaking studio and drawing and painting studios.
Gettysburg science offerings include programs in biochemistry and molecular biology, biology, chemistry, environmental studies, health and exercise sciences, neuroscience, physics, and psychology, as well as health professions advising.
Well-qualified Gettysburg students have had a 100% acceptance rate to medical school.
Much of Associate Professor of Biology Steven James' collaborative research with students focuses on the genetic and molecular control of cell division.
Faculty advisors play a significant role throughout the course of each student's four-year educational experience.
Professor of political science Shirley Anne Warshaw teaches a course on the American presidency where students run a presidential campaign from beginning to end.
Psychology Professor Kevin Wilson uses brain imaging software while collaborating with a student.