Professor emerita Dr. Alice Bennett (left) takes pride in the achievements of her former student, Dr. Mahin D. Maines, professor of biochemistry and biophysics, University of Rochester.
Dr. Mahin D. Maines first came to Ball State from her native
While on campus, Dr. Maines presented a seminar on her current research and consulted with faculty. Dr. Don Van Meter, associate dean of the college of Sciences and Humanities, presented Dr. Maines with a certificate acknowledging his college's pride in Dr. Maines' achievements.
Dr. Maines used her first visit to campus since 1967 to renew friendships with one of her favorite professors, Dr. Alice Bennett. She also was hosted in the home of Mrs. Phoebe Reid, whose kindnesses when Dr. Maines first arrived in Muncie have never been forgotten. Mrs. Reid was the longtime secretary to former foreign student advisor Dr. Richard Alexander.