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Conference Explores Racial Justice in the 21st Century Logo for the National Association of African-American Studies and Affiliates

09/23/2019 - In October, St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College will co-host the National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates regional conference. Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3 through Saturday, Oct. 5, the three-day conference will explore a wide array of diversity-related topics under the theme, “Creating Racial Justice in the 21st Century.”

New Faculty Members Join Campus A wall in the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education Building reads: A great education starts with a great teacher.

09/13/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College students will see 13 new faculty members in their classes.

Lynne Feldman Brings Her Work to Campus Gallery Artist Lynne Feldman poses in front of one of her works of art.

09/10/2019 - Local artist Lynne Feldman is displaying her exhibit, “Collages Two Ways,” at the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery located in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher College.

Value, Quality Earn Fisher a Spot on U.S. News’ “Best Colleges” Feature Kearney Hall

09/09/2019 - St. John Fisher College earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature, making the grade for its value, quality educational opportunities, and support of veterans, among other characteristics.

Student Research Analyzes Dental Disparities Alexa Montemayor poses at work in a dentist office.

08/13/2019 - Houston, Texas native Alexa Montemayor landed a job as a dental assistant in Rochester for the summer, but she was also looking for an opportunity to stay engaged with Fisher in between semesters. Working with faculty mentor Professor Jonathan Millen, visiting assistant professor of biology, she secured a spot in the College’s Summer Research Fellows program and combined her day job and her research.

Fisher Earns “College of Distinction” Designation 2019-2020 Colleges of Distinction Badge

08/13/2019 - St. John Fisher College was among just 400 colleges and universities across the country to earn a 2019-2020 Best Colleges of Distinction designation.

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.