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Loss Lecture Features Genetics Researcher Dr. Martha Susiarjo

10/12/2018 - The 2018 Loss Science Lecture Series at St. John Fisher College will feature genetics researcher Dr. Martha Susiarjo. Her lecture, “Genomic Imprinting as a Mechanism for Maternal-Fetal Health Programming,” will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Basil 135 and is free and open to the public.

Field Research Sends Fisher Duo to Costa Rica Jenna Keppel spent two weeks in Costa Rica conducting biology research with Dr. Greg Cunningham.

10/08/2018 - Dr. Greg Cunningham is an expert on the olfactory senses of birds, having researched how penguins, hawks, and seabird chicks react to different odors. In the next iteration of his research, Cunningham traveled to the Northwest coast of Costa Rica to work with professors from Veritas University to test how fish might react to the scent of a chemical in the water. For this trip, he brought along senior Jenna Keppel, a summer research fellow, to work alongside him.

Albatross Project Brings Sustainability into Focus at Fisher A black footed albatross.

09/21/2018 - St. John Fisher College will host a College-wide, two-day initiative, The Albatross Project, focused on sustainability on Tuesday, Oct. 9 and Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Workshop and Keynote Lecture Help Local Businesses Adopt Sustainable Practices A hand holds a tree.

09/21/2018 - A workshop and keynote lecture hosted by St. John Fisher College will bring together local experts and business leaders to share ways that companies and organizations can become environmentally and ethically sustainable.

National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Grant to Enhance Fisher’s Chemistry Research and Teaching Students conduct research in a chemistry lab.

09/14/2018 - St. John Fisher College’s Chemistry Department will acquire a powerful piece of equipment for its laboratories thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program.

St. John Fisher College Launches Two New Undergraduate Programs A professor teaches in a classroom on campus.

08/29/2018 - St. John Fisher College will expand its undergraduate degree offerings with the launch of two new degree programs in public health and sustainability.

Fisher Honored as a “College of Distinction” 2018-2019 College of Distinction badge

07/10/2018 - St. John Fisher College has been recognized for its committed implementation of high-impact educational practices, earning its title as one of the nation’s 2018-2019 Colleges of Distinction.

Student Earns Second Place for Excellence in Research Award George Roba, Xayathed Somoulay, and Alex Freedenberg attended the TriBeta National Convention, held at Asilomar State Park in Monterey Bay, California.

07/02/2018 - George Roba ’18, a biology and psychology major, won second place for the John C. Johnson Award for Excellence in Student Research at the national TriBeta Biological Honor Society National Convention.

Kraft Publishes in Organometallics Journal Brad Kraft

06/27/2018 - A research article co-written by Dr. Bradley Kraft, associate professor of chemistry, was chosen as part of an editorial on undergraduate research at primarily undergraduate institutions.

Girardi, VanMarter Named Academic All-Americans Mark VanMarter and Peter Girardi were named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team (selected by CoSIDA)

06/19/2018 - Seniors Peter Girardi and Mark VanMarter, members of the nationally-ranked St. John Fisher College men’s track and field team, continued to cement their legacies as the pair were named Academic All-Americans by the College Sports Information Directors of America (COSIDA).