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  • Programmed for success

    Richard Neal ’14 is a great example of what Steve Jobs meant, and what Wheaton’s curriculum encourages. More »
  • Professor Mark LeBlanc

    New York Times interviews professor about technology in the classroom

    The New York Times interviewed Professor of Computer Science Mark LeBlanc, who teaches the course “Computing for Poets,” in which students learn the Python programming language and use it to create software that analyzes large bodies of text. More »
  • Matthew Evans

    Creating learning opportunities from research grants

    Professor Matthew Evans and four Wheaton students will spend the next three summers above the Arctic Circle seeking to better understand how the melting of Greenland’s glaciers will contribute to rising sea levels. More »
  • Samuel Neill ’13

    A minute with . . . Samuel Neill ’13

    Biology major Samuel Neill ’13 is used to challenges: But he really had his hands full in unexplored territory last summer. More »
  • Olanna Nissim '13

    Protecting wildlife in Botswana

    During the academic year, varsity volleyball team member Olanna Nissim ’13 is a defense specialist. But last summer, she spent time defending something else she loves on very different turf. More »
  • Jessica Restrepo '13

    Chemistry major explores dentistry

    In just a few short years, chemistry major Jessica Restrepo ’13 has gained a great deal of experience working in the field of dentistry in both the United States and abroad. More »
  • Winslow horse

    Rewarding research

    Can positive reinforcement lead to better results in animal behavior modification? Faculty and students are studying miniature horses to find out. More »
  • Grace Relihan ’12 with a pigeon

    Flying high

    Grace Alloy-Relihan ’12 has an inspiring internship at the Raptor Trust, thanks to the Conger Family Internship Fund established by Trustee Nancy Pearlstine Conger ’67. More »
  • Examining ways to improve health care

    In the United States, traumatic brain injury is a leading cause of injury-related deaths. Sedra Davis ’14 and Claudia D’Adamo ’13, along with Assistant Professor of Computer Science Tom Armstrong, are hoping to change that. More »
  • National Science Foundation grant supports physics and chemistry research

    Wheaton has won a $255,865 National Science Foundation grant to acquire a cutting-edge laser system that will advance the research of three Wheaton scientists and their students. More »