In Part 2 of our new Department Series, professors from the Biology and Chemistry departments answer a few questions to help you know what to expect and how to succeed as a Biology or Chemistry major here at Mississippi College.
For Dr. Meadors, engaging in "the great conversation" of philosophy is key to living a fulfilling life. "Students should study philosophy because the world is a many-splendored thing, a beautiful gift from God in its dizzying variety and scope. A careful study of philosophy renders the world more richly hued and more sharply focused," he explains.
Freshman year, I walked into my 8 AM Chemistry class to be greeted by Dr. David Magers, whose wealth of knowledge is quite intimidating. Although Chemistry was one of my least favorite subjects, I grew to love the class. I believe this is due to the caring, patient nature of the professor who passionately loves his job.
Dedicated. Caring. Intentional. Hilarious. Joyful. Wise. Intelligent. Passionate. Profound. These are the qualities Dr. Gann's students ascribe to her. Even students who aren't fond of Dr. Gann's subject, mathematics, sing her praises. As I talked to Dr. Gann, it was obvious that she cares deeply about her students and is passionate about her job.