Posts tagged science
Posts tagged science
STEM in action: the fall 2013 lab crawl included 32 labs and stations showcasing student-faculty research projects and opportunities. The lab crawl is organized by Oberlin’s Center for Learning, Education, and Research in the Sciences. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Embrace, a two-piece, water-jet-cut sculpture, is representative of the ways Robert Bosch ’85, Biggs Professor of Natural Science, has paired his academic training with his artistic interests. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
A winter term #tbt: for his first winter term project, Sai-Wing Chan ’08 interned in the cardiopulmonary unit of Chinese Hospital of San Francisco. Chan on the experience: “It is my ultimate goal to become a doctor, and this was a fantastic opportunity that I know many students at my level do not get.” (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Cheers! Hands-on research is an essential component of the chemistry and biochemistry program at Oberlin. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Fall break is so close we can taste it and midterms are wrapping up here on campus. Here’s some lighter reading for your Friday: we’re featuring these incredible books and images in the Science Library from Special Collections on the homepage today. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
Time for a Throwback Thursday shot: here’s a beautiful photo from a 2012 winter term project that involved a group of 12 students hiking in Death Valley National Park, led by geology professor Karla Parsons-Hubbard. Learn more about the geology department at Oberlin. (via Oberlin College & Conservatory)
The Lab Crawl was featured in the Oberlin News Tribune! Check out the article for a profile of five of the different labs that participated: Al Porterfield’s psychology lab, Alison Williams’ chemistry demonstration, Taylor Allen’s biology lab, and Leslie Kwakye’s and Michael Loose’s neuroscience labs.
Yihui Chen ‘13 won a spectroscopy research award!
Since 1950 the National Science Foundation has been sponsoring basic research that has led to new technologies, products and industries. A national treasure, the NSF is essential to our prosperity and security.
NSF gives Oberlin lots of money for cool science! Read all about them, because they’re important.
Margaret Nichols wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, and Adam Birdsall gets honorable mention! Read the article in the Source talking about how amazing they are.