Saint Mary’s University’s proposed new Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will prepare you for one of the most in-demand and growing careers in the country. The new B.S. in Nursing degree stems from market research and an identified need in the workforce and is part of the university’s ongoing expansion in its successful healthcare-related […]
Five members of the Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Beta Beta Beta Honor Society were awarded Research Foundation grants. Awardees were: Cole Van Houten — The geographic variation of southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) vocalizations in southeastern Minnesota; research adviser Benjamin Pauli MacKenzie Waters — Bioaccumulation of 17ɑ-ethinylestradiol in pool 6 of the Mississippi River; research […]
Alessio Caselli is in his element in chest waders. The senior environmental biology major and zoology minor hopes one day to become a marine biologist. So spending a couple of hours this past week measuring, studying, and tagging brown trout solidified Caselli made the right career choice. There is no better hands-on classroom than Gilmore […]
The Adducci Science Center’s Brother Charles and Hoffman halls are transforming into a space for innovation and collaboration. Through a $17 million initiative, Saint Mary’s is creating a space for state-of-the-art classrooms, learning spaces, and labs for business and the sciences.
In responding to the needs of the healthcare industry, Saint Mary’s is developing a B.S. in Nursing program. Saint Mary’s ongoing expansion in healthcare-related academic offerings — and its plan to establish a B.S. in Nursing program in fall 2021 — stems from market research and an identified need in the workforce. “We know with […]
Working in genetic research at Mayo Clinic, Beth (Schubert) Pitel ’06 solves complex puzzles, which could ultimately improve patient care or even save lives. Pitel became part of a research team using genetic testing to understand why young children were suddenly dying about 15 years ago in an Amish community. The deaths had baffled medical […]
Benefactors make campus expansions possible WINONA, Minn. — Winona Campus students at Saint Mary’s University will be welcomed back to numerous changes, upgrades, and continued renovations — all of which are being made possible solely through philanthropic support. Adducci Science Center One of the largest construction projects underway is the renovation of the Adducci Science […]
WINONA, Minn. — As a direct response to market research and an identified need in the workforce, Saint Mary’s University has announced its plan to establish a B.S. in Nursing program in fall 2021 at its Winona Campus. The university is currently renovating its Adducci Science Center’s Hoffman and Brother Charles halls to house the […]
To Margarita Lopez ’22, pursuing a career as a physician assistant is more than having a good job. It’s about paying it forward as a First Generation Initiative Scholar.
Next school year, chemistry students on the Winona Campus will be able to identify the composition of materials using a cutting-edge piece of equipment made possible by a recently awarded grant.
Senior Danielle Franke was able to uniquely blend her biology and Spanish majors through an eight-week summer internship in Spain last summer. At a medical clinic in Spain, she received an invaluable clinical experience before she prepares to apply to medical school. It also allowed her to have a fully immersive experience as the only staff person who was as native English speaker.
As Saint Mary’s senior Danielle Franke dreams of a career in obstetrics, she was excited to learn more about how regenerative medicine will benefit her future patients. “Getting the chance to hear about the advancements happening in medicine around the world was eye-opening,” the Saint Paul, Minn., native said. She, along with nine other college […]
WINONA, Minn. — Thanks, in part, to a $49,202 grant from Advancing Regenerative Medicine, Saint Mary’s University is hosting its second Regenerative Medicine Workshop for regional college students May 20-24 on its Winona Campus. Ten select students will take part in this educational experience that is focused on advancing clinically relevant scientific discovery in regenerative medicine […]
Don’t miss a showing of Ken Burns’ documentary, “The Mayo Clinic: Faith – Hope – Science” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in Room 200 of the Science and Learning Center. The two-hour documentary film explores the clinic’s 150-year history and what it means to put the needs of the patient first.
With the acquisition of several new projects, Saint Mary’s GeoSpatial Services (GSS) is increasing invaluable student internship experiences while helping nationwide organizations make far-reaching ecological decisions. For example, in the largest single contract ever awarded to them ($1.7 million over four years), GSS will work with the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The project will keep GSS staff and up to 30 student interns busy for several years.
Saint Mary’s science interns spent the summer researching area bat habitats, testing local waters, and removing invasive species. They gained valuable research techniques and learned how their work can contribute to helping issues on local, regional, and even potentially national levels.
With a new ThermoFischer Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer, Saint Mary’s students are now able to separate, identify, and quantify complex mixtures of chemicals at a whole new level.
Saint Mary’s rising senior Kynzie Smedsrud is collaborating on potential lifesaving research — research that could one day help women fighting breast cancer. Her summer internship at Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Kabara Cancer Research Institute is giving her a hands-on experience that is far exceeding her expectations.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota will conduct a ribbon cutting and dedication of the 10,000-square-foot expansion of its Cascade Meadow Wetlands and Environmental Science Center at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24. This expansion will house the graduate portion of a new 3+2 Physician Assistant Program, a collaboration between Saint Mary’s University of […]
“The professor/student interaction in the Science Department at Saint Mary’s helped me discern how I would like to further my education,” Harren said. “The support I received prepared me for graduate school.”