Saturday, October 31, 2020

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Science

News Coverage of the Jesuit Science Department

One of Jesuit's best hands on summer courses is the Marine Biology program run by Assistant Principal of Academics Mr. Ben Kirby and biology teacher Dr. Todd Gruninger. The course consists of two weeks in June dedicated to the classroom conducting experiments, learning the ins and outs of marine life, and then taking a week long trip to the...
Whenever a Jesuit student thinks of red hair and biology, only the famous Mrs. Jones could come to mind. Teaching biology throughout her many years at Jesuit, she is known to most students as the guiding light of medical society, an outstanding biology teacher, or the lady who will convince other students to buy medical supplies for the annual...
“One of the best parts is that I get to work and interact with you guys on a daily basis. It’s vivifying.” Mr. Andrew Katz summed up his opinion of his Jesuit teaching career as he prepared to leave the school to pursue his Ph.D. in engineering and education. Mr. Katz’s teaching experience has been dedicated to helping high school...
I don’t have any regrets on any of it. Could I have done some things different? Maybe. But would I have enjoyed it as much? No. Did I intend to stay here fifty years? No. I told myself when I first came that I’d stay ten and move on. But 10 became 20, 20 became 30, 30 became 40,...
On Wednesday, March 25th, members of the Jesuit Engineering Society ventured over to the UT Southwestern Medical School as part of a field trip sponsored by the STARS, or Student Teacher Access to Resources at Southwestern, program. Students were granted the opportunity to listen to two guest lectures, both presenters working as postdoctoral fellows at the medical school, and...
Launch day. Gliders in hand, the seniors of ACE Engineering march down to the gym. Gliders float and fly here and there. The final flights are a culmination of weeks of work designing and perfecting foam gliders to fly faster, farther, and safer. The students record the results, and then it's back to that classroom for ACE Engineering. The ACE in...
Recently, the Jesuit Engineering Society embarked on a field trip to UT Southwestern Medical Center. Club moderator Mrs. Julie Carver and 15 other students toured the labs and interacted with physicians. Biomedical engineering is one of the main components that the Engineering Society attempts to address, so the trip was a great way to explore that particular type of...
“The Jesuit Engineering PMM course explores some of the most dynamic topics in engineering today.  Throughout the course, students probe underlying issues to complex problems including the global energy crisis, public policy as it relates to advancements in medical research, and the impact of emerging technologies on various economies. In addition, students will strengthen their leadership, communication, and teamwork skills...

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