Category Archives: Student Success Stories

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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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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Neuroscience and Philosophy Graduate to begin Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology

  Hi all! I’m Katherine Talerico, and I’m a recent graduate of the University of Scranton (Class of ’19). I graduated with a double major in Neuroscience and Philosophy, and I will be attending Widener University’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program … Continue reading

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Nicole Antonelli’s Pediatric Physical Therapy Internship

Hello everyone! My name is Nicole Antonelli and I am a rising senior Physiology major. I’m planning to obtain my Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). I am graduating a year early, so I am currently working on DPT school applications. A … Continue reading

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Fahad Ashraf is conducting research on Hypoxic Injury

Hello there! My name is Fahad Ashraf and I am a rising senior in the Honors Program, studying Biology and Philosophy. I have received the Steven R. Sawyer Memorial Research Award, and I am working on a project this summer … 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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Ant “Immune Systems” Under the Microscope: Presidential Fellow Hailey Kindt’s Summer Research

  Hi everyone! My name is Hailey Kindt and I am a rising senior Neuroscience and Philosophy major. This summer, I am working at the University of Scranton after receiving a President’s Fellowship for Summer Research. With the help of … Continue reading

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Bacterial – Ant interaction: Presidential Fellow Minahil Sami’s Summer Research

Hi! My name is Minahil Sami and I have been awarded a University of Scranton President’s Fellowship for Summer Research (PFSR). This summer I am working in Dr. Seid’s lab on my project titled, “Immunological Priming for Bacterial Strain Specific … 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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