Author Archives: Terrence E. Sweeney Ph.D.

Tate Ackerman studies White-nose Syndrome Decimating Bat Populations

Hi, my name is Tate Ackerman and I am a rising senior studying Biology, History, and Philosophy at the University of Scranton! This past Spring I was awarded a President’s Fellowship for Summer Research to conduct research on local bat … Continue reading

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Faculty Specialist David Ingber shares biting bug expertise with local TV News Audience

Recently, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teamed up with entomologist and wildlife ecologist Dr. David Ingber, one of the Biology department’s newest faculty to offer tips about keeping biting bugs at bay. You can find some of Dr. Ingber’s approaches for … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Kenny – Wrap-up of Southern California Summer Research

Hi again, everyone! After two months of research in California, I am happy to say that I had a great experience. Living at the White Mountain Research Station (WMRS) has been amazing. I have met so many different people from … Continue reading

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The Ant People of Scranton

Hi, I’m Michael Laabs, a rising sophomore Biology major. I became involved in research after my first semester due to my Freshman Biology professor Dr. Seid’s constant encouragement. I was always willing to do whatever Dr. Seid asked of me, … Continue reading

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Kayla Marsac is interning for Northwell Health Healthcare Network

My name’s Kayla and I’m a rising senior at Scranton, majoring in Biology with a minor in Business Leadership. This summer I have been interning for Northwell Health, a healthcare network spanning from Long Island, to Manhattan, and Westchester, NY. … Continue reading

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Scranton students present their research at Microbe 2019

Research students in Dr. Bryan Crable’s Microbial Physiology Group at the University of Scranton presented their research this summer at the American Society of Microbiology’s Microbe 2019 in San Francisco, CA.  Their study, “The Effects of Polystyrene Microparticles on Growth … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Kenny is conducting Pollination Ecology projects in the White Mountains of California

Hi, I’m Elizabeth, a rising senior Biology major. This summer I am living and working in Southern California! I am working as an intern for Dr. Nicole Rafferty with her laboratory group at the University of California, Riverside, working on … Continue reading

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Sophia Monroe, rising senior Biology major, joins Plant Genome Research Program through an REU at Cornell

Hi all, this is Sophia Monroe, rising senior Biology major! This summer, I am taking part in the Boyce Thompson Institute’s Plant Genome Research Program at Cornell University, through a paid REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) funded by the National … Continue reading

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Jithin George dives into a Summer Scholar Experience at The University of Rochester

Hey everyone! I’m Jithin V. George, a rising junior Neuroscience major at the U! This summer, I’m attending the 10 week, MSTP Summer Scholars Program at the University of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry. (This is due, in large … Continue reading

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Physiology major Nicolette George lands a summer Physical Therapy Internship

Even though I am only a rising sophomore, I find it important to capitalize on any opportunity that will allow me to become more familiar with my area of study. Considering that I am a Physiology major in the Physical … Continue reading

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