McNulty Scholars Make It Out Alive!

February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last weekend, a group of McNulty Scholars embarked on what has become an annual tradition: Escape Room 2020!  With 4 minutes and 15 seconds remaining, our team made it out of the room in one piece. More important, they solved the mystery in record time, becoming one of the fastest teams in the history of […]

The McNulty Scholars Program Welcomes Deb Weinstein, former VP of Human Resources, Glaxo SmithKline Oncology

January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

At the McNulty Scholars weekly seminar, we were honored to host guest speaker Deb Weinstein, who recently retired as Vice President of Human Resources at Glaxo SmithKline Oncology, CVM/NSII/ID Franchises.  She spent her career focused working with and mentoring professionals in scientific research, and offered her insights on best practices.  She encouraged the Scholars to […]

McNulty Scholar Kayla Flanders ’23 Speaks Out About Organ Donation

December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kayla Flanders ’23 is a freshman chemical biology major and an organ donation advocate.  “When talking to people about organ donation, I found there were a lot of common misconceptions. For example, it’s relatively common for high school students to believe if they’re an organ donor, paramedics would be less likely to save them in […]

Marvelous Metals: McNulty Program Takes on PAGES 2019!

November 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last Saturday, Iswarya Vel ’21 and her team of McNulty volunteers (including Maria Johnson ’21, April Pivonka ’22, Arianna Varano ’22, Kayla Flanders ’23 and Katherine Commale ’23)visited Chestnut Hill College to share their love of science with sixth-grade girls through the Philadelphia-Area Girls Enjoying Science (PAGES) mini-conference.  Together, they worked on two different experiments. […]

Mentoring 101: Dr. Elena Lvina Leads A Conversation about How and Why

November 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last night, McNulty students heard from Elena Lvina, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management at the E.K Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University, who recently assumed the role of the McNulty Program’s Leadership Fellow.  She will be responsible for developing programming around leadership and professional development for the McNulty Program. She kicked this work […]

McNulty Program Director Angiolillo Appears at Rosalind Franklin Society Board Meeting & Colloquium

November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

This morning, Professor of Physics and McNulty Scholars Program Director Paul J. Angiolillo, Ph.D., appeared as one of four panelists during a McNulty Foundation-led discussion at the annual Rosalind Franklin Society Board Meeting and Colloquium at the Wistar Institute. Entitled Catalyzing Women’s Leadership in STEM: What We Have Learned, the conversation also engaged Kelle Cruz, […]

McNulty Students Show Up Big at Society for Neuroscience 2019

November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

This fall, three McNulty students traveled to Chicago to present their research at the Society for Neuroscience 2019 Conference.  Amelia Bielefeld ’20 presented her research exploring The Role of Fatherhood in Stress-induced Impairment of Social Recognition Memory in California Mice. Amelia has been studying under the guidance of Elizabeth A. Becker, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology […]

The McNulty Program Welcomes Assistant Professor Sorelle Friedler, Ph.D. from Haverford College

October 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last night, the McNulty Scholars Program hosted Sorelle Friedler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Haverford College for a presentation entitled Fairness and Abstraction: algorithmic discrimination and attempts to address it.  Dr. Friedler is also an Affiliate at the Data & Society Research Institute, and her work focuses on the fairness and interpretability of machine […]

Alumnae Elorette ’14 and Pappaterra ’15 headline Annual McNulty Program Welcome Reception

October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Despite the torrential downpour last Wednesday evening, McNulty Scholars Program students and their families, alumnae, faculty mentors and SJU administrators joined the McNulty Foundation to formally welcome the Class of 2023.  The program featured remarks by SJU’s new Provost Cheryl A. McConnell, Ph.D., and both Nina Sawhney and Johnny McNulty of the McNulty Foundation. The […]

SIGN UP NOW: McNulty Program Virtual Information Session, Tuesday October 15, 7 – 8 pm (EST)

October 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

We are going on-line to let you know about the wonderful opportunities that the John P. McNulty Scholars Program offers.  Please join us on Tuesday, October 15 from 7 – 8 pm (EST) to learn about this scholarship opportunity through our virtual information session. Click here to register. The McNulty Scholars Program is designed for […]