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King Penguins Focus of December First Friday Lecture

King Penguins Focus of December First Friday Lecture

11/16/2016

What is it like to spend a month among a colony of King Penguins in the Antarctic? Find out during the December First Friday Lecture, featuring Dr. Gregory Cunningham, associate professor of biology at St. John Fisher College. During the lecture, scheduled for Friday, Dec. 2, Cunningham will discuss a research study that explored the olfactory senses of King Penguins. Read More

Environmental Project Brings Classroom Lesson to Life

Environmental Project Brings Classroom Lesson to Life

10/20/2016

Students in the learning community, Sustainability and the Environment, spent the morning of Monday, Oct. 3, at the natural area behind Murphy Hall, where they put what they’ve learned in the classroom into action by helping to control the invasive species pale swallow-wort on the site. Read More

Five Inducted into Science and Tech Hall of Fame

Five Inducted into Science and Tech Hall of Fame

10/03/2016

St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame during a ceremony held on Thursday, Sept. 29, as a part of Alumni Weekend. Dr. Stephen A. Di Biase ’78, Dr. Craig M. Kubik ’80, Dr. Thomas W. Miller ’65, Dr. Gennaro “Jerry” Vasile ’67, and Dr. Theresa “Tish” Creasey ’79 received the honor. Read More

Microfluidics: A Collaboration between the Chemistry and Biology Departments

09/21/2016

In spring 2016, Drs. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, and Fernando Ontiveros established a collaboration on the implementation of a novel microfluidic laboratory experiment for the general chemistry laboratory curriculum. Read More

Fisher Alum Appointed Dean of UB School of Dental Medicine

Fisher Alum Appointed Dean of UB School of Dental Medicine

05/24/2016

Joseph J. Zambon, Ph.D., DDS, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics, has been appointed dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. A member of the Class of 1973, Zambon’s appointment was announced after an international search that attracted a pool of highly competitive candidates. Read More

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

05/11/2016

This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. Read More

Student Scholars Present at Regional and National Conferences

Student Scholars Present at Regional and National Conferences

05/05/2016

This spring, more than two dozen St. John Fisher College students traveled to several states to present original research at regional and national conferences. Students representing the chemistry, biology, and computer science programs had the opportunity to share their work and network with peers and faculty from across the country. Read More

TriBeta Inducts 38 New Members

TriBeta Inducts 38 New Members

04/07/2016

The College’s Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society held its 4th induction ceremony on Friday, April 1. Read More

Picardo Elected as Council of Undergraduate Research Councilor

Picardo Elected as Council of Undergraduate Research Councilor

03/29/2016

Dr. Kristin Picardo, an associate professor of biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, has been elected to a three-year term as a Council of Undergraduate Research Councilor in the Biology Division. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Brent Lindsay

Countdown to Commencement: Brent Lindsay

03/15/2016

Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Brent Lindsay, a biology major who was nominated by Kerrie Mullen and Katie Burke in the Office of Freshman Admissions. Read More

 

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