Dr Lachlan Rogers interviewed his grandfather as part of the 65 Years of Science at Avondale Reunion celebrations. These are the questions he asked and the answers he received.
Avondale alumni have reflected on how science intersects, informs and even enhances their faith at a reunion that focused on the past and the future.
Celebrate with former staff members and students 65 years of science at Avondale College of Higher Education.
Hunter students competing in cross-country championships at Avondale today can thank a lecturer’s 10-year commitment to bush regeneration on the Lake Macquarie campus.
It’s an invitation no child can refuse. “Let’s blow something up, let’s break something.” No wonder Jacob Windle’s students enjoy learning about science. “You talk to kids,” says the Avondale alumnus. “‘What’s your favourite subject?’ ‘Love sport.’ Not at the school where I teach.”
When it comes to health, the Seventh-day Adventist Church has been consistently on the forefront, but the church’s relationship with modern science has not always been so favourable.