Beauty in science: The art and elegance of a great experiment

Photo of Tilghman teachingShirley M. Tilghman, president of the University, emeritus, and a professor of molecular biology and public affairs, has created a new freshman seminar, “What Makes a Great Experiment?” Each week, first-year students in this Richard L. Smith ’70 Freshman Seminar examine studies Tilghman has selected for being thoughtfully and creatively designed and written for publication.