School of Science

KGO Radio, KTVU-TV, Patch Cover New Mobile Wildlife App SMC Students Developed for Wildlife Museum

Lindsay Wildlife App ScreenKGO News spoke with Saint Mary's School of Science Professor Steve Bachofer about the preview of "LWM Encounters," a new free iPhone app fo

Saint Mary’s, Lindsay Wildlife Museum, to Preview “LWM Encounters,” a New Wildlife Educational Mobile App

Lindsay Wildlife App ScreenLindsay Wildlife Museum (LWM) and Saint Mary’s College of California will preview LWM Encounters, a new

Saint Mary's Hosts Conference on Science and Civic Engagement

STEM faculty from a dozen California institutions gather for a SMC hosted science and civic engagement conference sponsored by SENCER.</body></html>

KCBS Interviews Biology Prof. Chandrasekaran About FDA Probe Into Energy Drink

KCBS news radio interviewed Saint Mary's Biology Professor Vidya Chandrasekaran about the current FDA probe into the energy drink Monster. The Food and Drug Administration launched an investigation into the energy drink after five deaths were attributed to consumption of the highly caffeinated beverage.

San Jose Mercury News Profiles Jan Term Science of Baking Course

Jackie Burrell, the Bay Area News Group's food editor stopped by the chemistry lab of SMC professor Michelle Shulman recently. Burrell wanted to learn more about Shulman's annual Jan Term course "How Baking Works: A Tasty Way to Explore Science." 

The visit resulted in the news story "St. Mary's puts the chemistry in baking," which appeared in the Time Out section of several Bay Area News Group outlets, including the Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Jose Mercury News. 

New Leadership for School of Science

Photo by Gabrielle Diaz '11.

Roy Wensley, professor of physics and astronomy, was appointed dean of the School of Science at Saint Mary’s.
After a national search, Wensley, who had been serving as interim dean, was named to the permanent position.

Out of This World

By Erin Hallissy

Students Enjoy Rare Opportunity to Research the Galaxies

Courtesy of the NAIC - Arecibo Observatory, a facility of the NSF