Left to right: Michael McGuan, Robert M. Hanson, Melanie Casavant

(not pictured: Scot Wherland)


Robert M. Hanson is a professor of chemistry at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN and author of the Molecular Origami text.


Michael McGuan will graduate St. Olaf College in 2005 with a chemistry major, and will be attending graduate school at an unknown location in fall of that same year.


Melanie Casavant (email: will graduate from St. Olaf College in 2006 with a bachelor's in chemistry, a concentration in biomolecular science and a teaching certificate for 9-12 chemistry. Her goal is to teach with americorps for one or two years, then teach high school chemistry and eventually obtain a graduate degree in some chemistry-related field.


Scot Wherland is a professor of chemistry at Washington State University.