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Contra Costa Times Profiles Astronomy Professor Ron Olowin

Ron Olowin outside the SMC ObservatoryThe Contra Costa Times' Lamorinda Sun, and other Bay Area New Group papers, offers a profile of the School of Science's Ron Olowin. The astronomy professor, who has taught at Saint Mary's for more than 20 years, was interviewed about his love of astronomy, interest in faith and science dialogues and dedication to creating a pipeline of young scientists at the College.

The lengthy article highlights Olowin's successes in securing National Science Foundation grants and donor contributions to establish the Norma Geissberger Observatory, creating research opportunities for SMC undergraduates at the Arecibo National Radio Observatory in Puerto Rico and fostering stronger relationships between the College and surrounding Lamorinda community.

Read the Contra Costa Times article "Saint Mary's professor Olowin champions connections between science, faith, community."