Students take Action in the Gulf
This past Labor Day weekend, five chemistry students accompanied Professor Larsen on a tour of the coastlines of Mississippi and Louisiana to learn more about the effects of the BP oil spill. They brought back samples of the beach sand and water to study back at St. Mary's and to further their understanding of the many environmental issues facing the gulf.
Chem majors in San Francisco
From left to right: Brian, JP, Dr. Leah Eller, Rob, Nick, Danielle, Mike, Bertrand, Anita, Janice, Dr. Andy Koch, Tabitha (Now Dr. Clem), and Taylor. Emilie and Kristina couldn't make the photo.
Last Spring, 12 St. Mary's students attended the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Fransico. Eight presented their work and we all met after Tabitha Clem's ('05) talk. Tabitha was just finishing up her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley.
"Topping Out Ceremony," SMCM August 11, 2006
The faculty/staff of St. Mary's College were invited to a "topping out ceremony" hosted by the contractor, Coakley-Williams, to celebrate the placing of the highest steel beam in the construction of the new academic building. The new academic building named "Goodpaster Hall" will house the departments of chemistry, psychology and educational studies. The building will be connected to Schaefer Hall that currently houses the departments of biology, chemistry, math, and physics.