Andrea Lopez, associate professor of political science

Lopez named Wilson Center public policy fellow

March 12, 2024

Andrea Lopez, associate professor of political science at Susquehanna University, has been named a public policy fellow by the Wilson Center, one of the world’s top think tanks dedicated to nonpartisan counsel and insights on global affairs to policymakers.

Year in Review: Our favorite things from 2023

December 7, 2023

A historic, record-breaking capital campaign, compelling faculty-student research, a world-renowned musician and much more — it’s been another memory-making year at Susquehanna University. Here are some of our favorite stories from 2023.

Katt Teles '24, a neuroscience major, and Stephen Robertson, assistant professor of psychology, work together in the lab.

Studying the impacts of eating ‘just one more chip’

November 2, 2023

Susquehanna’s Department of Psychology is conducting research to determine the neurobehavioral consequences of the chronic consumption of a high-fat, high-sugar diet, and whether that’s why humans have such a hard time sticking to a clean diet.

Unlocking the power of light: Inside Susquehanna’s laser research suite

October 16, 2023

Students in Susquehanna’s laser lab are using campus ginkgo leaves and other natural ingredients, such as rosemary and eucalyptus, to create iron nanoparticles and determine the particle’s ability to generate a powerful chemical.

Susquehanna awarded $200k grant from the National Science Foundation

September 27, 2023

Susquehanna University has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation Program to help support undergraduate research and training while expanding collaborative research opportunities throughout the region.

Won’t you be my neighbor?

September 19, 2023

New research from the Department of Psychology’s Nick D. Ungson and his Social Identity and Group Processes Lab examines how individuals responded to the stress of the global Covid-19 pandemic and the factors that predict resilience.

Susquehanna awarded $3 million climate change research grant

August 30, 2023

Susquehanna is one of several recipients of a $3 million National Science Foundation grant that will leverage an existing study into the adaptation abilities of the red-backed salamander to train the next generation of scientists to advance climate change research.

Research uncovers legacy, prompts renaming a subset of Susquehanna River islands

August 7, 2023

Jennifer Elick, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences, and two of her students are studying how fish weirs contributed to the formation of islands within the Susquehanna River.

Baker’s yeast the key ingredient for biochemistry major’s research award

July 31, 2023

Thirteen Susquehanna University student researchers participated in the Susquehanna Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium, with one student’s presentation rising to the top with the help of a common baking ingredient: yeast. Samit Barua Chowdhury ’24 won the Best Poster Award in the Natural and Life Sciences.

A students stands in front of a mosaic in Philadelphia.

Students study confluence of art and activism

July 27, 2023

Two art history students are spending their summer with Izabel Galliera, assistant professor of art history at Susquehanna, researching art activist practices in Philadelphia and New York City in the last decade.

Susquehanna hosts Landmark Research Symposium

July 25, 2023

Susquehanna University hosted more than 100 students at the 14th annual Landmark Research Symposium students presented their research to their undergraduate peers and faculty mentors.

You scratch my back…

July 12, 2023

Continuing research looks into the criminal infrastructure that emerged with the advent of cars – this time looking into the role jitney busses and drivers played in rum running.