Kelan Fogarty works in chemistry lab

Kelan Fogarty works in chemistry lab

A student is working in front of a glass box. Rubber gloves, that are built into the box, extend up to his elbows as he reaches into the chamber.

Kelan Fogarty works in the chemistry lab in Penn State Beaver's Michael Baker Building. Fogarty is working in an inert atmosphere glove box that prevents that materials inside from exposure to oxygen and water. Fogarty has been conducting research this summer with Michael Hay, professor of chemistry.

IMAGE: Cathy Benscoter / Penn State Beaver