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 […]

We Are Live! The McNulty Application for Fall 2020 is up!

October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s official.  You can now access the McNulty Scholars Program Application for incoming freshman women planning to enter in Fall 2020.  If you are a young woman interested in attending Saint Joseph’s University and majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemical Biology or Environmental Science, you may be eligible to apply for a […]

Welcome to the Class of 2023!

September 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The school year has begun, and the Class of 2023 Scholars are in the house! Last week, the McNulty Program community turned out en masse–Scholars, Fellows and faculty–to welcome our newest members at our annual Meet & Greet.  We also had a chance to catch up with old friends!  A great way to kick off […]

The McNulty Program Class of 2014: Moving Onward and Upward

August 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

  It was a very busy spring and summer for several McNulty Program alumnae from the Class of 2014: Elena Montoto ’14 (B.S., Chemistry) earned her Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  While at the University, she was a Ford Foundation predoctoral fellow and her thesis work focused on the development […]

All Work and No Play?

August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

This summer, seven McNulty Scholars stayed on campus to participate in the 10-week Summer Scholars Program, in which they conducted research with a faculty research mentor. They worked hard inside the labs, studying things like the effect of sleep deprivation on memory, and the formation and stability of soap films. McNulty Scholar Maura Flynn ’22 […]

The McNulty Program Class of 2023 Gets a Preview of Campus

July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

This week, we had a chance to welcome the McNulty Program’s Class of 2023 during orientation.  Current Scholars staying on campus to conduct summer research met up with the incoming freshmen over lunch.  Our newest class includes: Lillie Bennett (Computer Science), New York, NY Katherine Commale (Biology), Downingtown, PA Marie DeCarlo (Biology), Morganville, NJ Kayla Flanders […]

Elise Brutschea ’19, B.S. in Chemistry

May 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea graduated last week with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in Physics.  While at SJU, she conducted a variety of chemistry research projects under the guidance of chemistry professor Mark Forman, Ph.D.  Most recently, her work focused on exploring greener alternatives to the synthesis of the pyramilized alkene Pentacyclo[4.3.0.02,4.03,8.05,7]non-4-ene. This […]