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Bowdoin Sponsors Science Open House

Story posted November 15, 1997


BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Bowdoin College will sponsor an open house at the newly dedicated Druckenmiller Hall on Saturday, Nov. 15., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The community is invited to see the new building, the cornerstone of Bowdoin's $20.5 million science complex, visit with professors and students, and see Bowdoin's scientists in action.

Tom Settlemire, associate professor of biology and chemistry, will give presentations at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on the design and philosophy of Druckenmiller Hall.

Throughout the open house, students and faculty will be using scientific equipment and giving demonstrations. Bowdoin students will also be available for guided tours of the facility, or visitors can choose to take a self-guided tour of the building.

The schedule of events is listed below:

  • 10 a.m. - Building design followed by guided tours, Tom Settlemire, Room 16
  • 10:30 a.m. - Scanning electron microscope demonstration, chemistry demonstrations, Room 136
  • 11 a.m. - Biology laboratory demonstrations (DNA isolation), Room 223
  • 11:30 - Scanning electron microscope demonstration, chemistry demonstrations, Room 136
  • 12 noon - "Use of Multimedia in Science," Carey Phillips, biology professor, Room 16
  • 12:30 p.m. - Biology laboratory demonstrations (DNA isolation), Room 223
  • 1 p.m. - Building design followed by guided tours, Tom Settlemire, Room 16
  • 1:30- Scanning electron microscope demonstration, Chemistry, Room 136

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