Howard W. Hewitt – A lot of time and oxygen is spent around Wabash College trying to explain to high school seniors, and others, the magic that happens in our classrooms.
Sure, our young visitors are told about the important professor-student interaction and how fellow students will challenge and support each other in intellectual discourse.
But citing the oldest cliche – a picture is worth a thousand words.
Each fall members of the Public Affairs staff take one or two weeks to get into classrooms and try to record some of that magic for all to see. It’s always an interesting challenge to walk into the room with a shoulder bag full of photo equipment and ask not to be noticed.
Our challenge is to try to capture those moments when professor and student connect. We look for that moment the light bulb goes off when learning a new concept, idea, or the experiment works.
We’re not going to find that moment each time we enter a classroom for 30-45 minutes. But it’s a fun challenge trying to capture some magic and witnessing a Wabash College education in progress.
Here are some of the photos we’ve shot to date. We’ll be adding more!
Kim Johnson’s photos:
Howard Hewitt’s photos:
Jim Amidon’s photos: