2016 Fall

Students Shayna Thostenson, Jack Kellner and Sarah Howe record soil samples in October 2016 at The Nature Conservancy's John E. Williams Preserve. Photo by Noelle Laske '20.

The Plight of the Piping Plover

Through field research and high-level data analysis, 10 freshmen and two CAS professors will attempt to get to the bottom of the plover’s shrinking habitat as part of the Sustainability Learning-Living Communit...
Biochemistry student Kelly DeBoom pipettes material into a vial August 1, 2016 in Owens Science Hall. Taken for CAS Spotlight magazine. Photo by Mike Ekern.

Building New Bonds

Most chemists will say that students learn chemistry by doing chemistry. One of my own mentors used to say, “Education is not a spectator sport.” Research provides a unique opportunity for hands-on work and the...
Board member Nicole Bernardi listens during a Catholic Studies Advisory Board meeting at Terrence Murphy Hall on the Minneapolis campus on January 12, 2015. Catholic Studies Professor Dr. Robert Kennedy is pictured to the left. Photo by Mark Brown.

Q & A With Nicole Bernardi

Nicole Bernardi joined the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board in September of 2015. She also has the distinction of being one of the earliest and longest serving members of the Catholic Studies Advisor...