Next school year, chemistry students on the Winona Campus will be able to identify the composition of materials using a cutting-edge piece of equipment made possible by a recently awarded grant.
With a new ThermoFischer Gas Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer, Saint Mary’s students are now able to separate, identify, and quantify complex mixtures of chemicals at a whole new level.
Saint Mary’s rising senior Kynzie Smedsrud is collaborating on potential lifesaving research — research that could one day help women fighting breast cancer. Her summer internship at Gundersen Medical Foundation’s Kabara Cancer Research Institute is giving her a hands-on experience that is far exceeding her expectations.
“The professor/student interaction in the Science Department at Saint Mary’s helped me discern how I would like to further my education,” Harren said. “The support I received prepared me for graduate school.”