Students team up to study ant behavior

Students team up to study ant behavior

Mae Yang ’15 and Aleah Bingham ’15 learned a lot about the common, western thatching ant after six months of intensive study—including that they bite. Bingham, a Biology major and Chemistry and Environmental Biology minor from Eden Prairie, and Yang, an Environmental...
3D printer technology improves classroom learning

3D printer technology improves classroom learning

Dr. Nathan Lien, assistant professor of chemistry, holds up a model constructed on Saint Mary’s University’s recently acquired 3D printer. This model is a representation of the probability distribution of an electron in an “f orbital,” such as those found around...
Campus solar panels ordered

Campus solar panels ordered

The Saint Mary’s student-organized solar panel initiative was successful in raising approximately $14,000, enough to order a 3.8 kilowatt system for campus. In order to take advantage of a Made in Minnesota Solar Panel Rebate, the project was downsized, but student...
Miller chosen for competitive fellowship

Miller chosen for competitive fellowship

Katie Miller ’15 had never heard of hairy cell leukemia before this summer. But after several weeks working at Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Kabara Cancer Research Institute in La Crosse, Wis., Miller is not only familiar with the rare form of cancer, she is hoping...
Schmidt gains research experience at Gundersen

Schmidt gains research experience at Gundersen

Senior biology major Bethany Schmidt spent her summer working on potentially breakthrough cancer research at Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Kabara Cancer Research Institute in La Crosse, Wis. In what will become a yearly academic collaboration between the two...
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