NSU Science Showcase draws more than 400 prospective students

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Dr. Samuel Marshall, professor in Northwestern State University’s Department of Biological and Physical Sciences, explained to high school students Alexis Bush of Converse, Aniya Johnson of Natchitoches and Taylor Hill of Converse, what they were seeing as they examined spiders and insects under a microscope during Friday’s Science Showcase. NSU’s second annual Science Showcase drew more than 400 high school students from throughout Louisiana who visited classrooms and laboratories, talked with NSU students and faculty and learned about degree programs and what career opportunities they provide. Information on NSU’s Department of Biological and Physical Sciences is available at sciences.nsula.edu.
Sara Bass and Brianna Ellis of Port Barre participated in hands-on activities in a comparative anatomy lab at Northwestern State University Friday as the Department of Biological and Physical Sciences hosted the second annual Science Showcase. The event, designed to encourage high schoolers to explore degree programs and careers opportunities in the sciences, drew more than 400 high school students from throughout Louisiana. Information on degree programs available at NSU is available at sciences.nsula.edu.