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 […]

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 […]