Category Archives: Student News and Opportunities

The Biology Department Welcomes Four New Tenure-Track Faculty for Fall 2020

Culminating an intense, but highly successful search process carried out over the last nine months, the Biology department is excited to announce and welcome four new tenure-track faculty who will be joining us at the end of August, 2020. Together, … Continue reading

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Biology Graduate Eva Rine reflects on Scranton and her new job at Sanofi

Hi, I’m Eva Rine, and I’m a senior biology major. I started off as a pre-med BCMB major, but I soon realized that my passion was not in chemistry but biology. I changed my major to biology and my concentration … Continue reading

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Rising Biology Senior Jessica Fanelli awarded Royals Scholars Summer Fellowship in support of her Honors Research

Hi everyone!       My name is Jessica Fanelli and I am a rising senior at the University of Scranton. I am a biology major and a biochemistry minor. As a member of the Honors Program, I am conducting … Continue reading

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Biology major Corinne Mackenzie tracks a Career as Physician Assistant

Hello, my name is Corinne Mackenzie and I am a current senior Biology major. I started my journey at the University of Scranton as a nursing major. It was not until my junior year that I decided to pursue a … Continue reading

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Positions available at Pharm Giant Sanofi

Sanofi, whose regional facility in Northeastern Pennsylvania (Swiftwater, PA) is part of the international pharmaceutical and vaccine giant Sanofi-Pasteur, has a number of professional positions now available to upcoming graduates in the Biological Sciences. I received the following email today, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our newest Scranton Summer Research Fellows!

The Provost’s Office has just announced this summer’s recipients of the University’s prestigious President’s Fellowships for Summer Research. The Biology department is proud to announce that six of our students majoring in the Biological Sciences have succeeded in securing these … Continue reading

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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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