In the final week of “Principles of Biology,” Max Seigel tucked his violin under his chin, lifted his bow and treated his classmates to an original composition – a melodic mating of violin and piano that produced a musical offspring alike yet different from its parents.
Seigel, a first-year student from Potomac, Md., was responding to Biology professor Cheng Huang’s challenge to show true understanding – ownership – of a biological principle by illustrating it using one of the performing arts. The class competition had narrowed to two finalists – Seigel on violin and first-year student Peter Wenger of Fallston, Md., reciting his original poem. MORE
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“You can do anything you put your mind to, and nothing illustrates that more than this class.”
Theatre Arts major Josh Harding on “The Nature of Science” class.