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What’s new in the environment? Four things you may not know are happening…

What’s new in the environment? Four things you may not know are happening…

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

The local climate conversation has turned to microplastics, pollution deaths, temperature scarves, and how climate change is prioritized.

Costa Rica fosters love for scientific research

Costa Rica fosters love for scientific research

Sharee Roman, The Rubicon

October 3, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept 25, students from the summer biology research trip presented their findings.

Wittenberg continues medical research at U of M over summer

Wittenberg continues medical research at U of M over summer

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

June 3, 2017

Sophomore Kelby Wittenberg assists a University of Minnesota professor in researching cures for Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa, a skin condition that affects newborns. He began his research in April and will continue through August.

Students present research from summer Tanzania trip

Students present research from summer Tanzania trip

Krista Schlinger, The Rubicon Editor

October 1, 2016

Tanzania offered research, culture and lifestyle lessons for the 14 students and two teachers who travelled there this summer.

Studies in Paradise: Upper School students research leafcutter ants over break

Studies in Paradise: Upper School students research leafcutter ants over break

Boraan Abdulkarim, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2015

Senior Boraan Abdulkarim recounts the school facilitated research trip in Costa Rica.

Senior Sarah Romans researches ketogenic diets

Senior Sarah Romans researches ketogenic diets

Clare Tipler, News Editor

October 20, 2014

Most high school students can’t say that they are in the middle of conducting pediatric seizure disorder research, but one St.Paul Academy and Summit School student can. Senior Sarah Romans works at Gillette Children’s Hospital in St.Paul with SPA parent and pediatric neurologist Dr. Shani Norberg....

Senior Jessica Wen dives deeper with her studies on zebrafish

Senior Jessica Wen dives deeper with her studies on zebrafish

Netta Kaplan, Copy Editor

November 6, 2013

For the second year in a row, senior Jessica Wen has elected to take the Advanced Scientific Research course. Last spring, she studied the behavioral effects of temperature change on zebrafish, and this year she is diving deeper into her research. “This year I’m doing a more quantitative observati...