Joshua Chamberlain was trained as a theology professor, not as a military
man. As the winds of the Civil War brewed, Bowdoin College offered him a
two-year sabbatical to study in Europe.
Chamberlain took the sabbatical, but instead of using it for academic
purposes, he used it to serve this country.
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Impact in the real world...
What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.
"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."