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  • Campus Fashionistas: Spring Edition

    Campus Fashionistas: Spring Edition

    While walking around the Mount Mary University campus, spotting awesome outfits is something that can brighten anyone’s day. Here are just a few girls on campus who have their own style and rock it!

     
  • Olaplex: The Science Behind the Strand

    Olaplex: The Science Behind the Strand

    BY NHUNG NGUYEN NGUYENN@MTMARY.EDU Imagine coloring your hair without the whirlwind worry of damage. Sounds like a miracle in science, right? The next miracle in science might stem from a new hair color additive called Olaplex. According to Olaplex.com, “One ingredient changes everything.” What is this one ingredient? You guessed it. Olaplex. This ingredient was created by Dr. Craig Hawker, director of the California Nanosystems […]

     
  • Yeast Project may aid in cancer research

    Yeast Project may aid in cancer research

    Mount Mary University’s science department is developing a yeast genetics testing project that could potentially contribute to advancements in cancer research.

     
  • Beneath Beauty: Are Your Products Safe?

    Beneath Beauty: Are Your Products Safe?

    In the 18th Century, Lady Coventry and Kitty Fisher suffered a slow death from the use of the cosmetics of the time, which contained white lead. Today lead remains in some cosmetics along with other ingredients of concern, such as parabens and sulfates.

     
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Microscope featured is from actual MMU Science Lab

    Alliance with Science: Alum pursues her passion

    Adriana Newson, a 2014 Mount Mary University graduate, first came to Mount Mary as a biomedical engineering transfer student from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and left with a new outlook on life and a passion to continue her schooling to become a physician’s assistant.

     
  • All About That Basin

    All About That Basin

    Milwaukee Riverkeeper, a non-profit organization in Milwaukee, has been cleaning up your trash since 1995. The organization is committed to protecting water quality and wildlife habitat in Milwaukee’s rivers.

     
  • The Science of Attraction

    The Science of Attraction

    With Valentine’s Day in our rearview mirror, let’s put away giddy, romantic notions and examine the science of attraction. Do our conscious thoughts play a greater role in choosing our mates or do our subconscious and chemistry control our behaviors?

     
  • No New Consumption: (re) Designing Fashion

    No New Consumption: (re) Designing Fashion

    Out with the new, in with the old. Eco-fashion is increasingly becoming trendy in the United States and along with that, upcycling. Upcycling is the process of taking old materials and using them to make something new.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Campus Fashionistas: Spring Edition

    Campus Fashionistas: Spring Edition

    BY SAMANTHA MANDICH MANDICHS@MTMARY.EDU While walking around the Mount Mary University campus, spotting awesome outfits is something that can...

     
 
 
 
 
  • Olaplex: The Science Behind the Strand

    Olaplex: The Science Behind the Strand

    BY NHUNG NGUYEN NGUYENN@MTMARY.EDU Imagine coloring your hair without the whirlwind worry of damage. Sounds like a miracle in science, right? The...

     
 
 
 

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