Shared Past, Shared Future: The Marine Biological Laboratory and the University of Chicago
April 19 – October 31, 2016
The recent affiliation between UChicago and the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) is the latest chapter in the long, intertwined history of the two institutions. Charles Otis Whitman, the first director of the MBL, also established biology at the University. Frank Lillie, Zoology chair, became the second director and remained president of the MBL corporation until 1942. Today, as the institutions draw closer, we highlight and celebrate our shared history.
Location: The John Crerar Library, Atrium, 5730 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago
Public Hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Image : Photograph of investigators and faculty at the Marine Biological Laboratory, 1894. From the Marine Biological Laboratory Archives