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Campus Garden Feeds Local Community

Everything may not be coming up roses at Susquehanna University’s campus garden, but it is coming up lettuce, broccoli, watermelons and more!

Campus Abuzz With Honey Bees

Nearly 20,000 honey bees were installed into their new hives at our Center for Environmental Education and Research. The installation is one of the first activities of the newly formed Susquehanna Beekeepers Club.

Physics Alumnus Takes Skills to Sea

Bob Pickart ’81 credits the passion and excitement of one professor in particular with inspiring him to major in physics and pursue a career in oceanography. Plus a little luck.

First STEM Cohort Graduates

The first cohort of students from the university’s Broadening Intensive Opportunities for Scholarship (BIOS) program will be among the nearly 500 students to graduate this weekend.

Professor’s Words Spur Wanderlust

Abby Johnson is in South Africa volunteering with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, teaching art and writing about the journey.

Former Student Fights Air Pollution

A recent chemistry graduate leaned on her university connections to secure a graduate school position where she conducted research into air pollution caused by oil and gas production in North Dakota’s and Montana’s Bakken region.

$1.2 Million NSF Grant to Recruit STEM Teachers

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will support the recruitment and education of chemistry, physics and mathematics majors pursuing teaching careers in high-need school districts.

Biology Students Honored for Research

Two Susquehanna University students have been honored for their undergraduate research into the growth of catfish and pharmaceutical efficacy.

Students Find Nepal on the Mend Post-Earthquake

When biology professor David Richard and his students ventured on their second Global Opportunities (GO) trip to Nepal, they were relieved to find that the country they’ve come to love is making tentative steps on the road to recovery after an April 25, 2015, earthquake.

Kopec Leads Climate Change Research in Arctic

Ben Kopec's research into the effects on melting Arctic sea ice on precipitation finds that as sea ice diminishes, more precipitation falls in the Arctic, which could have major implications for global climate. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Students Honored at Research Symposium

Ten science students won awards at the Landmark Conference’s seventh annual Summer Research Symposium at Goucher College, Baltimore, Md.

Out of the Lab but Still a Scientist at Heart

Leaving the lab behind, Leslie Irwin ’09 now dedicates herself to documenting and promoting research conducted under the auspices of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS).

Student Research Honored at Alaska Conference

Two Susquehanna University students presented research at the 52nd Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society in Anchorage, Ala., with one walking away with an award.

Freshwater Research Laboratory Opens

Susquehanna University officially opened its Freshwater Research Laboratory on Tuesday, June 2. The lab, which houses the Freshwater Research Initiative, is funded through a $2.25 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation.

Students Present at National Research Conference

More than 40 students recently returned from Spokane, Wash., from the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), where they presented research on topics ranging from biology to psychology.

Student Discovers Passion for Health Advocacy

When Greta Castonguay set off for the Republic of Equatorial Guinea on herGlobal Opportunities (GO) trip, she had no way of knowing the experience would awaken in her a passion for health education and advocacy.

Student Adventurer Visits Nepal, Base of Everest

Emily Rowland took advantage of Susquehanna's Global Opportunities program by visiting a far-off corner of the world—Nepal—the highlight of which was undoubtedly her ascent to the base of Mount Everest.

Awesome Academics: Reptiles in Sciences Class

Science is about curiosity and discovery. Students in David McLaughlin's The Sciences class - aimed at introducing a broad array of science topics to future educators - saw firsthand how science can come alive.