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Science Center laboratory named for "the Chief," Hank Woodard

March 3, 2014

It was, wrote one former student, "a fitting tribute:" on Friday, Beloiters gathered in the Center of the Sciences to celebrate the re-naming of the mineralogy-petrology laboratory in honor of Beloit College Emeritus Professor of Geology Hank “The Chief” Woodard. This initiative was driven by a group of alumni—headed up by Richard A. "Skip" Davis'59—with support from development and alumni relations. (Read more here)

"You gave me a whole new way of looking at the planet we live on and inspired me to embark on a field of study that I never would have dreamed of," wrote former Woodard student Bob Lee. "You taught me the value of rigorous inquiry and the pursuit of excellence."

Below, some pictures from the event:

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