McNulty Program Hosts STEM Faculty Lightning Talks

September 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

What’s the most efficient way to learn about the research going on in STEM departments across campus? Well, if you were here yesterday, the correct answer would have been to show up in the Science Center at 4:40 p.m. for the weekly McNulty Seminar. The McNulty Seminar invited 5 professors from departments across the College […]

The McNulty Program’s Meet & Greet Signals a Return to In-Person Gatherings

September 1, 2021 | 0 Comments

Last week, the McNulty Program held its traditional Meet & Greet event to kick off the school year and welcome the newest members of the program’s community–six new Scholars in the Class of 2025 and 10 new Fellows who spent the summer conducting research in labs across campus.  This year, the event was particularly sweet […]

Sweet sweet science….

July 15, 2021 | 0 Comments

If there is a theme for this year’s McNulty Summer Scholars Program–when McNulty Scholars and Fellows stick around SJU to conduct research–it’s definitely along the lines of “Science is Sweet.” We always snack on chocolate covered pretzels or cookies when we meet weekly for research presentations and book club discussions.  And this past week, we […]

McNulty Summer Scholars Program is Off to a Busy Start!

June 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

After a quiet COVID-restricted summer on campus last year, the McNulty Program is thrilled to be working with 20 students engaged in SJU’s Summer Scholar Program this summer, including eight McNulty Scholars and 10 new McNulty Fellows. The McNulty Fellows Program has been in place for 8 years, and provides funding for current SJU female […]

Emily Lehman ’21, B.S. in Physics and Environmental Science

June 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Emily Lehman graduated in May with a B.S. in Physics and Environmental Science. During her time at SJU, Emily has pursued a multitude of research opportunities that reflect her genuine interest in scientific inquiry. As a rising sophomore, under the guidance of physics professor Douglas A. Kurtze, Ph.D., Emily used MATLAB to generate a […]

Michelle Wheatley ’21, B.S. in Mathematics

June 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Michelle Wheatley graduated with College Honors on May 22nd with a B.S. in Mathematics, and a minor in Data Science. While at SJU, Michelle has embarked on several research projects. Most recently, her Honors Thesis and capstone project involved the analysis of crime with panel data. She collected crime statistics and used a variety […]

Iswarya Vel ’21, B.S. in Biology and Business Analytics & Intelligence

May 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Iswarya Vel graduated last weekend with a B.S. in Biology and in Business Intelligence & Analytics. She graduates with University and College Honors. Over the past year, Ice has been working in the laboratory of biologist (and McNulty Program Director) Catalina Arango Pinedo, using bioinformatics techniques to investigate the regulatory elements in the genome […]

Gianna Penezic ’21, B.S. in Biology

May 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Gianna Penezic graduated last weekend with with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Integrated Health Services. During her time in the McNulty Scholars Program, she has been involved in two different research initiatives. In 2019, under the supervision of SJU biologist Jennifer Tudor, Ph.D., Gianna examined the link between more sleep and […]

Thi Nguyen ’21, B.S. in Biology, B.A. in Economics

May 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Thi Nguyen will graduate tomorrow with a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Economics, as well as with minors in Behavioral Neuroscience and Chemistry. She graduates with University and College Honors. Since 2019, Thi has been engaged in Honors research under the supervision of Dr. Christina King-Smith in the Department of Biology.  She […]

Zoe Mrozek ’21, B.S., Biology

May 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Zoe Mrozek will graduate this weekend with a B.S. in Biology with College Honors, and a minor in Chemistry. Since her first year at SJU, Zoe has been conducting research in the laboratory of Dr. Shantanu Bhatt, studying gene regulation in Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC),. Specifically, her senior departmental honor’s thesis focuses on the […]