Daniel Roberts, ‘19, has always been interested in the environment and animals. “The classes and professors I had during my first year at the Mount made me want to continue into the biology field.” He earned his bachelor’s in biology at the Mount and continued on to the University of Tasmania in Australia. Currently, Dan is working towards his Master’s in Marine and Antarctic Science with a specialization in aquaculture. “The program is one year [...]
As a part of their Biology II class, Mountie students traveled to Nathan’s Divide to install bat boxes. The class, taught by Dr. Crystal Goldyn, did research on how important bats are to local ecosystems, and learned how human actions can negatively affect the bat populations. They installed the bat boxes to assist with the conservation of bats and to provide them with a safe place to raise their young. Senior Devonna Weimer said that [...]
The small class sizes at Mount Aloysius allow students to take trips, like to natural acid mines, to experience what they’ve learned about in the classroom. Students have the opportunity to learn in a living classroom. Harpreet Heer, a student at Mount Aloysius College, came to Mount Aloysius for these types of opportunities. “Exploring outside of my comfort zone (the biology laboratory) was an inspiring opportunity. I was able to explore the effects microorganisms have [...]
Interested in the slopes? Students, faculty (and even the President!) head right down the road to Blue Knob throughout the winter to enjoy the fresh powder. Skiers of all skill levels are welcome and lessons are available. Not a skier? Mount Aloysius offers outdoor activities for all seasons. The mountains, streams, forests and lakes have beckoned people to the freedom of the outdoors since pioneers first started making their way west. At Mount Aloysius [...]
Pierce Health and Science Hall is a 31,000 square-foot facility which houses all laboratory science courses and certain allied health programs providing state-of-the-art instructional resources. The addition includes simulation labs that resemble real hospital wings, study lounges and classrooms.
Leanne identified the genus and species of forty plants on MAC’s campus! She also created signs for each of these trees and flowers with the information listed. Leanne also included a QR code on each sign so that students could visit her website to see where each plant is located and discover other uses for the tree or flower. Leanne says that MAC has inspired her to go beyond the classroom and complete projects for [...]