ND Celebrates 150 Years of Science

Marissa Gebhard | January 6, 2015 


The University of Notre Dame’s College of Science will celebrate 150 years of science at Notre Dame beginning this month through September 2015. The college will host numerous events throughout the year in collaboration with the local community and national sponsors.

The History Museum will offer a year-long exhibit, “From Astrophysics to Zebrafish: 150 Years of Science at Notre Dame.” Focusing on Notre Dame’s history of scientific research and education, the exhibit includes artifacts of early scientific lab equipment, fossils and photographs of legendary Notre Dame scientists and their discoveries. The exhibit is open to the public through Aug. 2, 2015. Admission is charged.
Undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Science will challenge and educate more than five hundred middle school and high school students Friday, Sept. 12, through hands-on experiments and activities at a Shamrock Series. event, “Let’s Have a Moment of Science” at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Notre Dame biologist Jennifer Tank, astrophysicist Justin Crepp and Director of In Vivo (biological) Imaging W. Matthew Leevy will give talks at 10:30 a.m. which will be simulcast. The event is open to the public; admission is covered by the generosity of a benefactor.

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