Author Archives: Terrence E. Sweeney Ph.D.

2021 Physiology Graduate Morgan Sicuro on Choosing the Physiology Major for Biomedical Careers

Hi, my name is Morgan Sicuro, and I graduated from the University of Scranton in May of 2021 with a double major in Physiology and Psychology. Since I was a child, I always knew that I wanted to help people. … Continue reading

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Recent Presentations and Publications by Professor Rob Smith and his Research Students

To accompany Dr. Rob Smith’s recent summary of his ongoing research (Spotlight on Avian Behavioral Ecologist, Professor Rob Smith), below are listed a few presentations and publications of his research group. Recent presentations Hatch, Margret I., and Robert J. Smith. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Avian Behavioral Ecologist, Professor Rob Smith

Adding to our occasional series on Biology department faculty and their research, Biology Professor Dr. Robert Smith (B.S., Alma College; M.S., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi; Biology faculty member since 2003) summarizes below his research program, … Continue reading

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Physiology Graduate Alissa Copeland looks ahead to a career as a Nurse Practitioner

Hi! My name is Alissa Copeland and I am a graduate of the University of Scranton’s Class of 2021. I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physiology with a minor in Psychology, and I graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors. When … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Verbeke-O’Boyle is the 2021 Excellence in Physiology Awardee

The Physiology Advisory Council and the Biology Department faculty are delighted to award the 2021 Excellence in Physiology Award to Gabrielle Verbeke-O’Boyle! The Excellence in Physiology Award honors a senior graduating from the Physiology program for achieving academic excellence and … Continue reading

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Biology Senior Jessica Fanelli completes her Honors Research Project on Local Breeding Bird Communities

Hello everyone! My name is Jessica Fanelli, and I am a Senior biology major at the University of Scranton. In my time at Scranton, I have had the privilege of being a member of the University’s Honors Program. As a … Continue reading

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A Great Resource: The APS Graduate Physiology and Biomedical Science Program Catalog

If the next steps in your academic career might be leading you to graduate programs in Physiology or other domains within the life sciences, the American Physiological Society’s (APS) Graduate Physiology and Biomedical Science Program Catalog is a great resource. … Continue reading

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Biology Alumnus Michelle Uminski joins Columbia’s Masters Program in Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology

Hi, I’m Michelle Uminski, 2017 graduate of Scranton’s Biology Program. It has been a few years since I graduated from the University of Scranton with majors in Biology and Philosophy, but the opportunities I had as an undergraduate continue to … Continue reading

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Meet Molly Rhein – First Physiology Graduate to Pursue a Doctorate in Physiology!

Hello! My name is Molly Rhein, and I graduated from the University of Scranton in December 2020 with a degree in Physiology. Choosing Physiology as my major was not necessarily a simple decision, but I am so glad I ended … Continue reading

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T.J. Zenzal – The Life and Times of an Avian Field Ecologist

Hello, I am T.J. Zenzal, I grew up in Justus, PA (15 minutes outside of Scranton) and graduated from the University of Scranton in 2008 with B.Sc. in Environmental Science and a minor in Philosophy. As an undergraduate at the … Continue reading

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