Perseverance, perspective and a healthy sense of humor
As a scientist currently immersed in groundbreaking work developing less-invasive diagnostic tests for cancer and Lyme disease, Joshua Nordberg ’00 knows what it means to persevere—even in the most trying of circumstances.
A sense of humor helps, which is something he learned from Professor of Biology Robert Morris. Like the time sea urchins started spawning in the lab aquarium, forcing a panicked Nordberg to call Morris at 1 a.m.
“Dr. Bob rushed back to the lab to clean up, laughing the whole time,” recalled Nordberg, a biology major. It was among their many funny, legendary moments together. [Read more...]