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First Step in Major Makeover for Bowen Hall

Over the last 175 years, Bowen Hall has served numerous purposes. Originally built as a homestead for blacksmith Benjamin Emory and his family somewhere between 1833 and 1851, in the late 1920’s served as the Laboratory’s dining hall, a common space where like-minds could often be seen, heads together, collaborating over the latest discoveries in…

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Alumni Spotlight: Katharine Bancroft

Katharine Bancroft is a physics major at Haverford College. While she has always had an interest in biology, her true passion is studying soft matter as with a focus on applications. Her long term goal is to pursue a Ph.D. in physics and innovative work in a field such as prosthetic design or battery development….

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Alumni Spotlight: A Conversation with Rose

Earlier this year Rose Besen-McNally graduated from College of the Atlantic with a degree in human ecology. During her freshman year, Rose applied for a student research fellowship at the MDI Biological Laboratory through the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research (INBRE).  Although Rose had not previously considered a career in research, after spending just a…

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