The McNulty Program Welcomes Professor Dava Newman

November 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week, Dava Newman, Ph.D., Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, traveled to SJU as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar for two days of presentations and meetings with faculty and students.  Yesterday, as part of the ongoing Department of Physics Seminar Series, Professor Newman made a presentation entitled Human […]

McNulty Students Take San Diego By Storm!

November 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

November 1st may have been the day most people are taking stock of their Halloween haul. For three McNulty students, it was the day they caught flights out of Philly to head to San Diego and the Society for Neuroscience 2018 Annual Meeting.  Amelia Bielefeld ’20, Mary Kate Dougherty ’19 and Lakshmi Narayanam ’19 traveled […]

How do clouds make rain?

October 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last weekend McNulty Fellow Corinne Merlino ’20 organized a team of McNulty students to participate in the latest mini-conference sponsored by Philadelphia-Area Girls Enjoying Science (PAGES) at Chestnut Hill College. PAGES engages 6th grade girls in hands-on science experiments to increase their interest in STEM-related fields, and to introduce them to women who are pursuing […]

The McNulty Program Turns 10!

October 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Last Wednesday, the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Mathematics officially celebrated a decade of supporting women in STEM. Students and their families, alumnae and faculty mentors joined Ms. Anne Welsh McNulty and the McNulty Foundation to recognize the program’s pivotal role in promoting success among some of the most highly […]

A Busy Week for the McNulty Program!

October 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The McNulty Program was busy inside and outside the classroom last week.  Every Wednesday, McNulty Program students attend a special seminar that features guest speakers or professional development activities.  Last Wednesday…it was both.  Dr. Jennifer Ewald, from SJU’s Department of Linguistics, presented her findings about email communication between students and their professors. Hey! So What’s […]

The McNulty Program Takes Over Snapchat!

October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 and a few of her classmates took over SJU’s Snapchat account last week to share their love of science and their experiences in the McNulty Scholars Program.  Watch here to see our Snapchat debut!

Hamburgers! Physics! And Spies!

September 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

For our first field trip of the year, the McNulty Program went into Center City to enjoy a night out on the town.  The first stop was dinner at the Red Owl Tavern, right next door to Independence Hall.  From there it was a short walk to the Lantern Theater to see a production of […]

The McNulty Program Extends A Warm Welcome to the Class of 2022!

September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

With just two days of class on Hawk Hill under their belts, the newest cohort of McNulty students were welcomed into the program at our annual Meet & Greet reception.  The Class of 2022 joined current McNulty students and faculty mentors to kick off the 10th year of the program.  The incoming class is comprised […]

McNulty Fellow Corinne Merlino ’20 presents at Stanford University’s Yeast Genetics Meeting

August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

McNulty Fellow Corinne Merlino ’20, biology major, presented her research last week at the Yeast Genetics Meeting at Stanford University in Stanford, CA.  Under the guidance of Julia Lee-Soety, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biology, Corinne has been studying yeast telomere dynamics. Telomeres are the compound structure at the end of a chromosome, and Corinne has […]

The McNulty Scholars Program Featured in Saint Joseph’s University Magazine, Summer 2018

August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

The McNulty Scholars Program is featured in the latest edition of the Saint Joseph’s University Magazine in an article entitled “Down to a Science.” In it, alumnae Corinne Noel ’13 (Mathematics), Kim Nguyen ’13 (Biology), Elena Montoto ’14 (Chemistry) and Christina Freeman ’16 (Biology) are featured.  Also included are recent graduate Marisa Egan ’18 (Biology) and […]