Whether it was a discussion on spiders, millipedes or assassin bugs, Derek Hennen ’12 (Little Hocking, Ohio) was soaking in every bit of the 2012 Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus.
Every Feb. 25, members of the Beta Beta Beta national biological fraternity at Marietta College organized a special gathering to honor the birthday of one of the most endeared faculty members in the biology department: Harla Ray Eggleston, known simply to students as “Prof.”
And every year, for nearly four decades, Prof would act surprised.
Dr. William R. Newman, a Distinguished Professor and Ruth Halls Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University, will be the speaker for the 2012 Ellis L. and Jennie Mac Krause Lecture in Science.
Newman’s lecture—“Newton’s Alchemy”—will be presented at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 8, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium.