In fall of 2017, Dr. and Mrs. Louis and Jane Geissberger sought a way to honor and strengthen the legacy of Prof. Emeritus Ronald P. Olowin (1945-2017). They made a generous gift to the College which is allowing us to rejuvenate the equipment used by both introductory and upper-division students, to do outreach via astronomy nights, and to conduct the Olowin Physics & Astronomy Lecture Series. Mary Olowin was inspired by this generosity and joined in with an additional gift to provide more resources to support this effort. Ron's pedagogy, scholarship, and service are thereby all continued for the benefit of the students, faculty, staff and the community.
For questions, please email Brian Hill.
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