May 17, 2010

May 17th, 2010 by Bridget

On the south side of Speare Hall is our oldest Korean Mountain Ash {Sorbus alnifolia} in full bloom with clusters of white flowers.  This tree was moved to its present site to make way for the redesign of the green space between the HUB and Speare Hall.  The flowers are followed by very showy coral colored fruit that remains on the tree well into winter.  Along the sidewalk in front of the Hogan House is a bed of two Exbury Azaleas {Rhododendron x ‘Exbury’}, the reddish-orange flowered plant is ‘Gibraltar’ and the yellow flowered plant is ‘Percil’.

In Plymouth Magazine

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Beyond Granite: The Museum of the White Mountains Takes on STEM

As American students and workers fall behind their counterparts around the world in the science and technology fields, educators and policy makers have stressed the importance of strengthening our attention to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Exhibition curator Sarah Garlick writes about the connections between earth science, adventure, and the process of learning STEM in […]

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Teaming Up for Service

There’s more to PSU’s student-athletes than excellent grades and athletic prowess. There’s a desire to make a difference in the world. Plymouth State men’s hockey coach Craig Russell ’09 encourages his team to serve as often as possible. Through the nonprofit organization Team IMPACT, which pairs children with life-threatening or chronic illness with local college […]