Archive for February, 2019

The Nobel Hall Move Begins: Geology Gets Packed

If you’ve been on campus lately, you’ve seen the mighty new wing of Nobel Hall rising up!  That expansion will open in June, then all of the current Nobel will be emptied and renovated.  Biology and Chemistry will cozy up in the new wing for 2019-20, while the rest of us scatter to temporary locations […]

Alison Agather (’15): Doing geochemistry at the top of the world

(Alison was a Chemistry and Environmental Studies major with a Geology minor.) In the summer of 2015 I sailed in the Western Arctic Ocean to study mercury chemistry and cycling in the ocean. Spending 64 days at sea on a Coast Guard icebreaker is both exhilarating and exhausting, as the unique Arctic scenery and charismatic wildlife […]