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The Future is Bright for Biochemistry Major A sign in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center reads: Good, Smart, Talented.

08/08/2019 - Laser beams and glowing DNA are all in a day’s work for Max Howe, a science scholar and summer research fellow.

Student Research Converts DNA to Data Oscar Villalta conducting research in a lab setting.

08/06/2019 - A change in plans led one biochemistry student to bioinformatics research.

Research Opportunity Takes Trio to Notre Dame Alex Martinez and Fabio Sacco presented their projects to the members of the Zartman Laboratory as soon as they arrived, and presented their results before leaving.

08/01/2019 - For two months this summer, a Fisher faculty and student trio were deep in lab work and research in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the University of Notre Dame, thanks to funding provided by the College’s Center for Student Research and Creative Work as well as the University Radiation Medicine Foundation.

Research Cracks Open the Tiger Nut Trevor Smith sets up an experiment in the lab as a part of his summer research project.

07/23/2019 - Found throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, Cyperus esculentus looks a lot like wild grass. Cultivated as a crop, this plant produces tiger nuts—small, wrinkly tubers resembling a cross between a peanut and a hazelnut.

St. John Fisher College Joins REV Campus Challenge A building at St. John Fisher College

07/01/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College will undergo a robust assessment of its energy consumption and explore new ways to reduce its environmental footprint, thanks to a grant from NYSERDA.

#Fisher2019: Stellar Physics Graduate is Ph.D. Bound Robert Markwick in cap and gown in front of a St. John Fisher College step and repeat backdrop.

06/25/2019 - With his disciplined work ethic and deep knowledge of science, technology, and mathematics, not even gravity can hold down budding physicist Robert Markwick ’19.

Fisher Team Engaged in Student Success Program From left to right: Jonelle Mattiaco, Monica Litzenburger, Ed Freeman, Liz LaChance, Clair Smith, Kristin Picardo, Andrea Giordano, Jiayan Li, Michelle Erklenz-Watts

06/24/2019 - In August 2018, St. John Fisher College began participating in the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education’s Gateways to Completion Program.

Fisher Study Featured in Chemistry Publication Tom Kim

06/11/2019 - Education in Chemistry, a magazine for chemistry teachers published by the Royal Society of Chemistry, recently featured the article, Does this resonate with you?, which explored a study coauthored by Thomas Kim, professor and associate dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at St. John Fisher College.

Fisher Academic Programs among RBJ Reader Favorites A faculty member works with students in the classroom.

05/31/2019 - St. John Fisher College academic programs were among those selected as “reader favorites” in the Rochester Business Journal’s 2019 Reader Rankings Awards.

Fisher Joins Call Endorsing Carbon Pricing as Solution to Climate Change During a brief ceremony on Wednesday, May 8, President Rooney, who was joined by Fisher students and faculty and representatives of Our Climate, signed an open letter urging state and federal lawmakers to proactively work to enact legislation that would put a price on carbon emissions and transition to a clean energy economy.

05/16/2019 - Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, president of St. John Fisher College, joined college and university presidents from across the country in endorsing carbon pricing for its economy-wide approach to lowering greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.