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$100,000 NEH Grant to Fund Veterans Dialogue Project at St. John Fisher College Carolyn Vacca

03/30/2017 - Two faculty members at St. John Fisher College received a $100,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), which will fund a project aimed at generating discussions of duty, patriotism, and loyalty among Rochester-based veterans through the exploration of World War I and the Afghanistan/Iraq counter-insurgencies.

NFL Filmmaker to Deliver 2017 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 will deliver the 2017 Lobene Lecture.

03/30/2017 - Three-time sports Emmy award winner Michelle Girardi Zumwalt ’04 will deliver the 2017 Lobene Lecture in the Humanities, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in Basil 135.

Sport Management Students get a Master Class in Italian Culture and Sport Sport management students travelled to Italy during Spring Break.

03/29/2017 - For the 12 students in Dr. Todd Harrison’s International Cultures and Sport class, Spring Break 2017 went beyond the typical experiences of traveling to warm locales, relaxing at home, or getting ahead on class assignments. Instead, Spring Break was a 10-day excursion into Italian culture and sport.

Loss Lecture Features Renowned Chemist The annual Loss Science Lecture will explore chemically-modified hemoglobin as a red cell replacement in blood transfusions.

03/29/2017 - The 2017 Loss Science Lecture Series at St. John Fisher College will feature renowned chemist Dr. Ronald H. Kluger. His lecture, “Hemoglobin + Chemistry = A Substitute for Red Cells in Transfusions,” will take place at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, in Basil 135 and is free and open to the public.

Countdown to Commencement 2017: Anthony Lee Countdown to Commencement 2017 Logo

03/28/2017 - Our next featured senior in the 2017 Countdown to Commencement video series is Anthony Lee, a sport management major nominated by Dr. Todd Harrison, assistant professor of sport studies.

3D Printing Helps Determine “What Killed Lucy” A 3D printer was used to create models of bones belonging to Lucy, a famous 3.2 million-year-old skeleton of the hominin species.

03/02/2017 - Throughout the past several weeks, faculty and students in the biology and anthropology departments have been collaborating on a project, “What Killed Lucy,” using 3D printing and forensic anthropology to analyze the death of Lucy—a famous 3.2 million-year-old skeleton of the hominin species who has striking human similarities.

Faculty Host Teach-In at Fisher Professor Jill Swiencicki chats with Alexandra Hristodoulou '17. .

03/02/2017 - On Wednesday, March 15, a dozen St. John Fisher College faculty members will deliver back-to-back presentations exploring the convergence of college, community, and citizenship during Teach-In at Fisher. The presentations, which begin at 9 a.m. in Basil 135, are open to the entire campus community.

Fisher Offers New Data Science Minor Students study in a classroom.

03/01/2017 - Beginning in fall 2017, students at St. John Fisher College will have the opportunity to learn the statistical and methodological tools needed to draw insights from big data, thanks to a new minor in data science.

Lectures, Conference to Explore Irish Heritage The Book of Kells is an illuminated manuscript containing the four Gospels of the New Testament, said to have been created in a monastery in Ireland around c. 800 AD.

03/01/2017 - This spring, the Irish Studies Program at St. John Fisher College will host a series of lectures that celebrate the history and heritage of Ireland. Experts on Irish folklore, politics, music, and history will explore various aspects of the country. In addition, a two-day conference in April will look at Ireland’s connection to the American Civil War and Canadian Confederation.

St. John Fisher College Names New School of Arts and Sciences Dean Ann Marie Fallon

02/27/2017 - After a nationwide search, St. John Fisher College has named Dr. Ann Marie Fallon as the new dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 5, 2017.