Knox Grad to Lead Shedd Aquarium

a-2016-01-06-coughlin-tribuneFrom: Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL) –

Knox College graduate Bridget Coughlin will take the reins at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium following a Wednesday morning vote by the institution’s board of directors… Coughlin comes from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, where she currently holds the titles of vice president of strategic partnerships and programs and adjunct curator…

With an undergraduate degree from Knox College, in Galesburg, Coughlin earned a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Iowa and pursued research in infectious diseases. Prior to joining the Denver museum in 2005, she spent five years at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C… Read more…