The McNulty Scholars Program Hosts Guest Speaker Celeste M. Nelson, PhD, from Princeton University

October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday October 18, we welcomed to campus the McNulty Program’s Annual Guest Lecturer, Celeste M. Nelson, PhD, Professor, Departments of Chemical & Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology, Princeton University.  Dr. Nelson met with McNulty students over lunch and in a subsequent meeting to share her experiences and insights as a woman in STEM, as […]

Applications for the McNulty Scholars Program Are Now Open for Entering Freshmen, Fall 2018

September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce that the McNulty Scholars Program Application for Fall 2018 incoming freshmen is now live.  If you are an incoming freshman woman interested in studying STEM at SJU, this program awards full- and partial-tuition scholarships to pursue degrees in Biology, Chemical Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics or Physics. You […]

New McNulty Program Students Introduced at the 9th Annual Welcome Reception

September 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

 On Wednesday, September 13, the John P. McNulty Scholars Program for Excellence in Science and Mathematics formally welcomed its newest cohort of students at the 9th Annual Welcome Reception at the Cardinal Foley Center.  Mrs. Anne Welsh McNulty, her family and members of the McNulty Foundation joined SJU faculty and staff, as well as students’ […]

McNulty Fellow Asha Jacob ’18 Presents Research at the Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in Calgary, Canada

September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Asha Jacob ’18 (Biology) recently attended the Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology on August 23 – 26, 2017 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  There, she presented her findings on a 323 million-year-old species of fish, recently discovered in Bear Gulch, Montana.  Asha works in the laboratory of Dr. Eileen Grogan who, together with Dr. […]

Welcome to the McNulty Class of 2021!

September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, August 30th, the McNulty Program students and faculty mentors gathered to welcome the incoming class of McNulty Scholars and Associates.  With eight freshmen McNulty women starting their SJU career, this is the largest class to ever enter the McNulty Program.  Biology majors Maria Johnson, Thi Nguyen and Iswarya Vel  are our newest group […]

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 Goes 2 for 2 with latest presentation at ACS in Washington, DC

August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week, Elise Brutschea ’19 (Chemistry) presented her summer research at the 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in Washington, DC.  She has been working with chemist Mark Forman, Ph.D. to investigate the synthesis of natural, exotic organic molecules which have unusually strained carbon-carbon bonds. She will speaking about her experience as a […]

McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 Presents Research at the National Organic Symposium at UC Davis

July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

July 1, 2017 — McNulty Scholar Elise Brutschea ’19 (Chemistry) returned home earlier this week from the National Organic Symposium Conference in Davis CA, where she presented the research she’s been conducting under the guidance of Dr. Mark Forman. Specifically, she has been investigating the synthesis of non-natural, exotic organic molecules. Elise plans to present […]

McNulty Fellows Amelia Brown ’18 and Natalie Barrett ’18 Invited to Share Findings at the 21st International C. Elegans Conference at UCLA

June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Natalie Barrett ’18 (Biology) and Amelia Brown ’18 (Biology) just returned from the 21st International C. Elegans Conference at the University of California, Los Angeles, where they presented their research into sleep regulation.  Both Natalie and Amelia are enjoying their second summer as McNulty Fellows, working under the guidance of biologist Dr. Matt Nelson. Natalie’s […]