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  • Graduate Spotlight 2013 — Features — Carthage College
    huge honor From that Irene Ryan I moved onto the semifinal round by performing a music theatre duet These experiences gave me better confidence and furthered my acting ability in a way I couldn t have imagined What are your plans after graduation At Fox Valley Repertory I will be understudying for two roles Millie and DeeDee in their production of Why Do Fools Fall in Love This means I have to learn all lines blocking and choreography for both roles I have to be at every rehearsal all preview performances and one performance a week once the show opens I am also on call in case I need to perform as the role that night How has your time at Carthage prepared you for your future plans My time at Carthage has been very precious Looking back I know that I have grown an incredible amount as a vocalist dancer and an actress Everything I do here has helped me prepare for my future as a performer I have taken voice lessons and acting classes with incredible teachers had the experience to learn through productions in both workshop and on the main stage and of course my music classes and choir have helped me to become a better musician I have been challenged and encouraged throughout my entire time here and I have tried to take advantage of every opportunity I can honestly say that I have learned something from every experience I have been given I cannot ever be grateful enough What will you miss about Carthage Everything I will miss the beautiful campus the sense of security and community I feel the amazing support from my peers and the opportunities to grow and perform I will miss waking up every day to this second home that provides me with challenge support and fun Most of all I will miss my inspiring teachers and my amazing friends I love the second family I have acquired here and I will forever cherish them no matter how far apart we are Laura Taylor Majors Neuroscience Biology Hometown San Diego What experience at Carthage had the biggest impact on you I would say that participation in the SURE program for the summer of 2011 was a stepping point for getting me into the research field Without that opportunity I would not have been as competitive of a candidate for the two internships I received the following summer Plus that s how I got to know Dr Janice Pellino who was and still is my research mentor She has been a great person to talk with about things like grad school getting through tough courses and life in general What are your plans after graduation I will be working toward a Ph D in molecular and cellular biology at the University of Washington in Seattle How has your time at Carthage prepared you for your future plans Carthage has given me so many opportunities to develop both as a scientist and as

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/features/graduate-spotlight-2013/ (2013-06-13)
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  • J-Term — Carthage College
    dream During J Term students travel to rainforests islands deserts and excavation sites for hands on biology geography history and archaeology lessons that can t be taught in the classroom Other students stay on campus for innovative course offerings They may build telescopes create museum exhibits stage operas study forensic science or prepare for law school Some students spend J Term working as interns for area businesses and other organizations where they observe and learn under the guidance of qualified professionals Field placements allow students to acquire experience and career path insights while building valuable professional relationships Students must complete two J Term courses during their time at Carthage although most Carthage students choose to participate in J Term every year J Term Photos See more photos on Flickr J Term Stories J Term 2013 Student blog describes action during Omrit excavation Follow the discoveries from the dig in northern Israel where Professor Daniel Schowalter leads a group each year more Course Spotlight Lw v M Whup What does that mean Students in Professor Erik Tou s J Term Cryptography course know more Study Abroad Winners announced in Carthage s international photo contest See all of the prize winning photos

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/jterm/ (2013-06-13)
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  • RockSat 2013 — Resources for Physics Students — Physics and Astronomy at Carthage — Carthage College
    Improved Orion rocket is a 42 foot tall two stage spin stabilized rocket with a maximum apogee of 180 miles The flight will provide approximately five minutes of zero gravity as it coasts over the top of its parabolic trajectory RockSat provides our students with the exciting opportunity to not just witness the launch of a sounding rocket but to actually design and build a payload to be flown on board says Prof Crosby The members of the 2013 Carthage RockSat team are Steven Mathe 13 a chemistry major from Wauconda Ill Kevin Lubick 13 a computer science major from DeForest Wis Eric Ireland 15 a physics and mathematics major from Kenosha Steven Metallo 14 a mathematics major from Kenosha RockSat is a joint program of the Colorado and Virginia Space Grant Consortia Student and faculty teams spend nine months designing an experiment to be flown as payload on the sounding rocket Teams produce a series of design studies each culminating in a review by the Colorado Space Grant Consortium and NASA Wallops Flight Facility Having successfully passed each review the Carthage team now heads to Wallops Island June 12 20 Microgravity Fuel Gauging Phase III is a continuation of an experiment initiated by the Carthage Microgravity Team during the 2011 12 SEED program in which students tested new zero gravity fuel gauge technology aboard NASA s Weightless Wonder an airplane that flies a series of parabolas over the Gulf of Mexico to provide 30 second intervals of zero gravity While that experiment was a success and resulted in publications and presentations RockSat provides an opportunity to further test Carthage s zero gravity fuel gauge in a longer period of zero g On the zero gravity aircraft the tank size and short duration of the parabola conspire to keep the

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/physics/resources/rocksat-2013/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Is Carthage Worth It? — Carthage College
    of watching and guiding our students as they become powerful confident and self aware in the short span of four years I see the value every day Hear from more Carthage faculty Why is Carthage Worth it From Carthage he went on to excel in a rigorous graduate program at Carnegie Mellon It was refreshing to realize that my education could compete with the best of them Hear from more alumni like Issac Rothenbaum Where Did Carthage Take Them I knew that whichever undergraduate institution I selected it would be the foundation for the rest of my life After three semesters at Carthage I know I made the right decision Hear from current students like Sohayla Horani 14 Why Are They Here VIDEO In Their Words Carthage is Passion for Teaching Carthage professors share their thoughts on why they love teaching what makes Carthage stand out and their advice for prospective students Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage For Faculty back to top Campus Resources Advising Bookstore Career Services Community Code Dining Services

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/value/ (2013-06-13)
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  • New Science Center — Features — Carthage College
    President Gregory S Woodward in announcing the project This new addition to our science program within the David A Straz Jr Center is an early and critical step toward the realization of these goals With this new construction Carthage will have one of the most up to date advanced and attractive undergraduate science buildings in America Dr Woodward continued The future of undergraduate science education is being created right here and right now at Carthage Student focused facility The new science center will offer Twelve new interdisciplinary laboratories for research in such pioneering areas as materials science nanotechnology engineering design molecular biology and atomic microscopy Collaborative learning areas outside classrooms laboratories and faculty offices where students and professors can gather for informal discussions continued learning and project work A stepped seating area with advanced media capabilities Multidisciplinary teaching laboratories and TEAL Technology Enhanced Active Learning classrooms to allow expanded curricular integration across the sciences and to encourage student focused pedagogy A two story glass enclosed atrium for exhibits public gatherings student poster presentations and planetarium shows An outdoor classroom overlooking Lake Michigan with natural stone seating Glass walled classrooms and laboratories to allow students and visitors to see science on display The natural sciences always have been a strength at Carthage but the quality of our programs in the natural sciences has really exploded in the last 10 years said Brad Andrews senior vice president for institutional advancement In the last decade the percentage of Carthage graduates who have a degree in a natural science has doubled along with the percentage of incoming students interested in majoring in biology chemistry computer science environmental science geography mathematics neuroscience or physics From internships and undergraduate research to exploring genomes to working with NASA the quality of the experiences students have at Carthage makes this an exciting time to be in the natural sciences Mr Andrews continued This new facility will enable our faculty our students and our curriculum to reach even greater heights Transforming science education at Carthage The architect for the new science center is Stantec a firm known internationally for its science buildings and student life centers in higher education Carthage worked with Stantec then Burt Hill on the Campbell Student Union completed in August 2011 Stantec architects met extensively with Carthage natural sciences faculty to determine the new center s goals and priorities Faculty emphasized the importance of a student focused building with dedicated space for student faculty research and mentoring The new science center has been carefully designed by the architects and the scientists who will work in it to facilitate both teaching and more importantly undergraduate research experiences with students said Carthage Provost Julio Rivera We re creating an environment that encourages and enhances faculty student interaction The science center will also utilize the lake as a natural focal point The lake is symbolic of the division s emphasis on interdisciplinary grand challenges in science energy fresh water the brain the cosmos climate change explained Prof Kevin

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/features/new-science-center/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Undergraduate Research — Carthage College
    a strong track record of obtaining positions in competitive research laboratories across the country as paid summer interns These opportunities give them further hands on experience with cutting edge instruments and methods and the chance to contribute to large scale projects under the mentorship of research university faculty postdoctoral fellows and graduate students In recent years numerous students have participated in programs such as those offered through the National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates Medical College of Wisconsin s Summer Program for Undergraduate Research and the Amgen Scholars Partnerships with national and international experts Carthage has institutional membership in the Council on Undergraduate Research the preeminent national organization devoted to promoting high quality undergraduate student faculty collaborative research and scholarship Carthage Provost Julio Rivera is president of CUR for the 2013 14 academic year Carthage also partners with prestigious institutions including NASA the Howard Hughes Medical Institute the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium the University of Chicago Yerkes Observatory and other major observatories the Huairou Education Bureau in Beijing China the Sloan Digital Sky Survey the Stress and Motivated Behavior Institute at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and more Carthage students regularly conduct microgravity research with NASA scientists Freshmen have the opportunity to perform innovative genomics experiments through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early exposure lasting impact The Association of American Colleges and Universities has identified early and active involvement in systematic investigation and research as one of 10 educational practices with the strongest impact As early as their freshman year Carthage students can participate in cutting edge research Through their original work students contribute to society both directly and indirectly It gets them excited that they re part of something original and not just redoing something everybody s done every year said biology professor Deborah

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/undergraduate-research/ (2013-06-13)
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  • New shadowing program lets students sample health care careers — Carthage News — Carthage College
    a pharmacy Sandra Mikolas a nurse practitioner at Aurora approached Biology Department chair Patrick Pfaffle with the idea for the program It stems from conversations she had with friends of her daughter Alyse 14 who were broadly interested in pursuing health care careers but couldn t decide on a specific track Not everyone who is pre health has to go to medical school By having these shadowing experiences they ll see some of the other options they have Prof Patrick Pfaffle This might help students to make that decision a little easier she said Several of them asked specifically to shadow Mrs Mikolas both to learn more about the work of a nurse practitioner and to fulfill the shadowing requirements for many health care degree programs The new Carthage program formalizes the process she said Alyse a biology major from Kenosha knows firsthand the value of shadowing After sampling the daily routines of health care workers in numerous settings she settled on a plan to pursue dental school after graduation Being able to go to multiple places helped me realize the different things the many professions had to offer and allowed me to develop a more concrete idea of what path I wanted to follow after Carthage said Alyse who continues to shadow an oral surgeon As a clinical preceptor Sandra Mikolas has 15 years of experience overseeing nurse practitioner students She said this is the first shadowing program Aurora has established for undergraduate students to follow professionals in multiple disciplines Prof Pfaffle finds it flattering that she thought of Carthage first He believes the long term growth potential of health care fields is a large factor in the growth of the biology program at the College Between students who have declared biology majors and incoming freshmen who are leaning that way interest has grown by more than 45 percent over the past five years Carthage s pre health program provides a thorough integrated curriculum designed to help future health professionals adapt to the constant changes in their fields Besides biology students in the program typically choose to major in chemistry neuroscience psychology or Exercise and Sport Science Not everyone who is pre health has to go to medical school Prof Pfaffle said mentioning alternative degree programs for physician assistants or pharmacists By having these shadowing experiences they ll see some of the other options they have The shadowing program is expected to begin in June or July Prof Pfaffle hopes to expand it to 12 students in the future and to offer a condensed version of it during J Term Interested students are required to apply for the program Each applicant writes an essay and submits a faculty recommendation To be considered students must have at least sophomore standing and a strong interest in health care careers Prof Pfaffle is confident that by seeing medical personnel in action and asking them questions students will be able to gauge their interest in each area What they think it s like

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/news/carthage/2013/05/21/new-shadowing-program-lets-students-sample-health-care-careers/ (2013-06-13)
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  • Congratulations Class of 2013 — Commencement 2013 — Commencement — Carthage College
    by creating new businesses Miss Kaeppeler cautioned the new Carthage alumni to expect roadblocks in life She draws inspiration from a young boy she befriended through her work with the Children s Miracle Network Despite enduring more than 100 surgeries and suffering from reduced kidney function the boy overflows with enthusiasm More than anything else she said that will be the true measure of your success not how well you do when you re healthy and happy and everything is going according to plan but what you do when life knocks you to the ground and all your plans go right out the window Lastly Miss Kaeppeler urged those in attendance to maintain personal connections with loved ones and not just on social media networks I can promise you that years from now you won t remember the texts you exchanged with your friends here at Carthage she said You ll remember the time you actually spent with them Raised amid a sea of corn in Beaverville Ill Eric Ceci 13 represented the class by delivering a speech infused with farming analogies He compared his classmates futures to bare fields ripe for cultivation adding that Carthage has equipped them to respond when confronted by frost wind and hail Mr Ceci who majored in political science and played drums in several music ensembles during his time at Carthage swapped his trademark black Stetson hat for a graduation cap He praised the College s focus on liberal arts and its professors I have never witnessed a group of faculty more dedicated to their students he said The Rev Ross Larson dean of A F Siebert Chapel and adjunct professor of religion and communication and digital media received an honorary doctorate of divinity Wally Graffen director of organizational development for the Midwest region

    Original URL path: http://community.carthage.edu/commencement/commencement-2013/congratulations-class-2013/ (2013-06-13)
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