EngagingVisibility

Science on display inspires faculty and students

Over ½ of students report that being able to see into labs inspires them to learn more about science

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“We all wanted a building that felt alive, that would say, ‘Come inside, stay inside — engage with science.’”

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“We wanted a building where instead of having science hidden behind concrete walls and wooden doors, it was open and on display for everyone to get excited about. I think we’ve really accomplished that vision.”
— Holy Cross Professor

Science on display

ISC informal learning space

Almost 40% of non-science majors are inspired by glass-walled labs

80% of faculty surveyed agree that “glass walls in the science facility create a stimulating place to work”

Over half of students (including 40% of Non-STEM Majors) agreed or strongly agreed with the statements:

Interest

Interest

Seeing students working in the science labs arouses my interest in science

Inspire

Inspire

Being in the new science facility inspires me to learn more about science


A good place to study or their favorite place to study

More than half of students agreed that “Being in [the STEM Building] really makes me want to learn science more and reinforces my love for the subject.”
— Wheaton student


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