Lakshmi Narayanam ’19, B.S. in Biology

May 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Hailing from Lawrenceville, NJ, Lakshmi Narayanam will graduate Saint Joseph’s University with a B.S. in Biology and minors in Psychology and Animal Studies. While at SJU, Lakshmi completed two research projects in the laboratory of biologist Jen Tudor, Ph.D.  The first was a study of the effect of metformin on the behavioral and cognitive aspects […]

Mary Katherine Dougherty ’19, B.S. in Chemical Biology

May 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, McNulty Fellow Mary Katherine Dougherty ’19 will receive a B.S. in Chemical Biology.  She joined the McNulty Program as a Fellow during the 2018-19 year, and it was exciting to try to keep up with all of her research accomplishments. This year, Mary Kate conducted research in the laboratory of Dr. Jen Tudor, studying […]

Kaleigh Williams ’19, B.S. in Biology

May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Kaleigh Williams ’19 will receive a B.S. in Biology when she graduates on Saturday.  She arrived here at SJU nearly 4 years ago from Brookeville, MD, with a very steadfast plan to ultimately pursue a career in veterinary medicine. While on campus, she conducted research in the laboratory of biologist Scott McRobert,Ph.D., studying dependent […]

Teamwork at the Philadelphia Science Festival

May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, the McNulty Scholars Program once again had a great showing at our booth at the Franklin Institute’s Science Carnival on the Parkway.  But this year, we had company.  For the first time ever, students from Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School joined in the action.  Led by science teacher (and McNulty alumna) Kathleen Logan […]

NSF Fellowship Funds Graduate’s Goals

May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Students: Out and About!

February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since returning to campus in January, McNulty students have made time around their class schedule to participate in a couple of community events in the Philadelphia area. First, on Thursday January 24, Emily Lehman ’21 (Physics) and Zoe Mrozek ’21 (Biology) were invited to attend a lunch meeting of the Society of Professional Women, featuring […]

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 […]