Interviews: Celebrating the Education of Women in Science
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In anticipation of the "Celebrating the Education of Women in Science" event on campus on March 26, 2011, local TV stations interviewed chemistry and biology students and faculty about the day and about student research projects.
At the event, Saint Mary's College President Carol Ann Mooney made a major announcement--Saint Mary’s received the largest single private gift in the College’s 167-year history. Philanthropists MaryAnn and Clayton Mathile, parents of Saint Mary’s alumna Jennifer Mathile Prikkel ’95, donated $9 million dollars to Saint Mary’s for the renovation of Science Hall, which houses the Departments of Biology and Chemistry/Physics. In addition, Prikkel, a member of Saint Mary's College Board of Trustees, has donated $1 million to the project for a combined gift of $10 million. You can see the television coverage in the media player below.