Alumni in Action: Roger Lucas, Ph.D. ’65

2012 Distinguished Alumnus, chair of the board of Envoy Medical, co-founder & vice chair of the board of TECHNE Corp., board member of ChemoChentryx, Inc. & Discovery Genomics, Inc. Hometown: Minneapolis, Minn. Major: Biology Dr. Roger Lucas has enjoyed a...
Searching for a cure

Searching for a cure

Katie Leisen ’15 watched as her grandfather and great-grandmother struggled with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. She felt their frustration over losing their independence while trying to make sense of a world that no longer made sense. So, when Leisen wanted to...
A surgery with hope and faith

A surgery with hope and faith

Feb. 17, 2015, was a very long day. For Dr. Denise Klinkner ’97 and a large team of surgeons and medical personnel, it was a day about “hope” and “faith.” On Feb. 17, Dr. Klinkner played a role in successfully separating conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith...
Partnering on plant research in the Philippines

Partnering on plant research in the Philippines

An ongoing collaborative research experience is giving new meaning to the term long-distance learning. Nearly 8,000 miles apart, faculty and students from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and De La Salle University—Dasmariñas in the Philippines are collaborating...
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