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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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The student news of St. Paul Academy and Summit School

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IN THE LAB. In her ASR class, Lillegard likes working in a lab environment and designing her own experiments. “Having my own project and getting to decide what Im going to do with it is just super cool,” she said.

Lillegard’s ASR project attempts to cure aging

Amanda Hsu, The Rubicon October 19, 2023
Senior Annika Lillegard is investigating the impact trans-resveratrol, a common antioxidant, has on increasing longevity.
Senior Rashmi Raveendran completes a crucial part of her experiment.

ASR overcomes unexpected obstacles on path to Minnesota Science Fair

Tommy Verhey, RubicOnline November 19, 2020
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, ASR has transitioned to a model in which students can still conduct experiments.
Junior Maya Choi presenting her project at her poster. “We’re pretty shocked because we didn’t think our projects were up to this caliber. We worked hard on them, obviously, but it’s not what we expected,” Choi said.

Students recognized for research at TCRSF

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline March 3, 2020
On Feb. 28, 12 students competed at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair, winning a variety of awards.
Sophomore Clara Garner and junior Isabelle Wolpert talk at the Grand Opening.

Grand Opening showcases grand achievements

Melissa Nie, Director of RubicOnline October 14, 2019
The Upper School Grand Opening took place on Oct. 12.
Junior Maddy Bretons zebrafish setup. Breton is among the many students who take ASR to further their passion for science.

Advanced Science Research encourages variety in experiments

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor February 24, 2019
Advanced Science Research students have begun a variety of experiments that seek to discover new ideas.
Seibel-Hunt zip-lines with US students on a Costa Rica trip.

Beth Seibel-Hunt departs from science faculty after 13 years

Kelby Wittenberg and Isabel Gisser May 17, 2018
Beth Seibel-Hunt will work for a nonprofit organization that sends students to Costa Rica.
The students from the Advanced Science Research and Technology classes competed at the Twin Cities Regional Science Fair in March. Enneking-Norton, Hall, and Ellis qualified for ISEF at the regional fair. They will compete in Pittsburgh in May.

Ellis, Hall, and Enneking-Norton add a scientific twist to senior projects

Jake Adams, RubicOnline Editor April 23, 2018
Three seniors will be competing at the International Science and Engineering Fair in May.
Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Fall Science Showcase exhibits student research and engineering projects

Kelby Wittenberg, Chief Visual Editor December 5, 2017
The Upper School Fall Science Showcase exhibited the work of students in advanced research and engineering courses.
Junior Adnan Askari was the first presenter of the night. His research revealed important results for how farmers can extend their growing seasons.

Advanced Science Research ignites passion and invites curiosity

Flannery Enneking-Norton, RubicOnline Editor May 29, 2017
The Advanced Science Research spring class presented their experiments on May 24.
Juniors Iya Abdulkarim and Henry Zeitlow pose with their Seagate emerging scientist awards.

Both veteran and first time presenters succeed at State Science Fair

Peter Blanchfield, RubicOnline Editor March 30, 2017
Diane Huang, Henry Zietlow and Iya Abdulkarim all won awards at last weekends State Science Fair.
Advanced Science Research grants scientific freedom and flexibility

Advanced Science Research grants scientific freedom and flexibility

Javier Whitaker-Castañeda, The Rubicon Editor-in-Chief December 7, 2016
ASR students can truly research anything. From mussel burrowing habits, to fish learning patterns, to contamination due to roof runoff, it's all an option.
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