"At the present time, we have very limited space for teaching and faculty-stu- dent research.
Because we share labs with other protes- sors, we often have to break down a laboratory to accom- modate another professor or another course, so projects often do not develop as they would it taculty and students had more time." Rosemary Ford, chair of the biology department, also looks forward to the opportu- nity to conduct more pro- longed science projects.
Efforts are un- derway to honor the memory of Jc^seph H.
Mc Lain '37, a long-time professor of chemistry and a former College president, by naming the atrium for him (see page 20).
"We are profoundly grate- ful for the continued support of The Hodson Trust," said Washington College Presi- dent John S. "It is largely to Finn Caspersen's credit that Washington Col- lege has been able to surpass its original gc^al of mil- lion in its current Campaign for Washington's College. Caspersen au- thorized the Trust's projected contributions of million to be used as a Hodson Chal- lenge, other major donors stepped up to provide fund- ing tor endowed scholarships, academic programs and fac- ulty chairs," Toll continued.
Founded in 1886, Sigma Xi is a non-profit member- ship society of more than During her 35 years at St.
The science building project will be the capstone of the College's Campaign for Washington College, a five-year-long fundraising initiative that is expected to top out at more than 0 million by its December 2003 conclusion.
The new facility, at the southern end of campus, will adjoin the existing Dunning Hall/Decker Science Center.
The Hodson Trust has honored Colonel Hodson 's interest in higher education hy giving millions of dollars to endow academic merit scholarships at all four schools.
In addi- tion, grants from the Trust have supported research, aca- demic programs, new facili- ties, professorships and other initiatives to advance the missions of the tour Mary- land colleges.