The Columbia Chronicle

Science and Mathematics Department begins second year of program

By Ivana Hester

September 10, 2012

Thanks to the addition of a new Bachelor of Arts major, Columbia graduates may have their artistic works restored by fellow alumni  100 years from now.The art and materials conservation major was launched by the Science and Mathematics Department in fall 2011 to instruct students on how to preserve and protect deteriorating pieces of art.This is Columbia’s first science major and the only one of its kind in the Midwest, acc...

Tree taggers take to the streets

By Darryl Holliday

May 2, 2011

Staff and volunteers from the Morton Arboretum came in groups of four after sunset, fanning out in search of Chicago’s trees. By the time the night was over, nearly 500 had been tagged along downtown city streets.Members of the Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, in collaboration with the city, placed “value tags” on trees on April 28 in celebration of Arbor Day. Located in Millennium Park, around City Hall and along downtown ...

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