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  • Senior spends two days exploring Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications 

    It was Alexandra Marshall’s first trip to the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) in Chicago. It wasn’t just your average touristy trip to a museum. It was more like the 2006 movie “A Night at the Museum,” with behind-the-scenes tours and one-on-one conversations with the people who work there. 

    This experience is a yearly opportunity available exclusively to Scecina’s seniors and juniors, thanks to James Drury, a 1960 Scecina graduate who is on the museum’s board of directors. ... Read More

  • Senior savors special tour of Museum of Science and Industry

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    A unique opportunity available each year to Scecina students is a two-day behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, thanks to a partnership between Scecina and the museum. 

    For someone who previously has visited the museum, it’s still a great time because the tour goes places in the museum which the public never sees. 

    For someone who’s never been to the museum or to Chicago, it’s an even more awesome field trip. That describes the experience of senior Aidan Brennan.... Read More

  • Live from Chicago: Scecina science students go inside the heart

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    A live patient. An open-heart surgery. A skilled medical team in real time performing a complicated cardiac procedure. 

    It was an intersection of the wonders of modern medicine and modern videoconferencing. There, up on the screen, was the heart of one 65-year-old heavy-smoking male undergoing a triple bypass at Chicago’s Advocate Christ Medical Center. Watching from more than 180 miles away, in an auditorium at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, were 60 Scecina science ...Read More