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Biology Major Wins Two Awards from the American Society for Microbiology

Biology Major Wins Two Awards from the American Society for Microbiology

Congratulations to Dylan McClung, a senior Biology major, who was recently competitively selected to receive two awards from the American Society for Microbiology. Dylan was accepted into the American Society for Microbiology Undergraduate Capstone Program. This nationally competitive program aims to increase the engagement of students traditionally underrepresented in microbiology and provide an opportunity for

TCNJ Chemistry Major wins New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award

TCNJ Chemistry Major wins New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award

Congratulations to Allison McQuillen, a chemistry secondary education major and May 2014 graduate, who recently won a 2014 New Jersey Distinguished Student Teacher Award. Since 1985, the Presidents of New Jersey’s teacher training institutions have been invited to submit the dossiers of their three most outstanding prospective teachers into competition for this award. This annual

TCNJ Computer Science Department Gets Major Upgrade

TCNJ Computer Science Department Gets Major Upgrade

The College of New Jersey gave Linode LLC a tour of its computer science department Thursday as a thanks for the company’s donation of 65 network servers, which will be used for educational purposes.

TCNJ Physics Professor’s Research on Volcanic Subduction Zones Garners International Recognition

TCNJ Physics Professor’s Research on Volcanic Subduction Zones Garners International Recognition

Dr. R. Shane McGary, Assistant Professor of Physics at TCNJ (and former postdoctoral researcher at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute), along with several colleagues recently published a paper in the prestigious journal Nature.  Professor McGary’s research on the geophysical substructure below the active volcano Mount Rainier provides a detailed understanding of how volcanic magma develops

Biology Majors End Academic Year with Presentations at Conferences

Biology Majors End Academic Year with Presentations at Conferences

Over twenty Biology majors ended the 2013-2014 academic year with a flurry of travel to five different conferences, where they presented their research.  Drosophila Research Conference Letitia Thompson was awarded a travel grant to attend and present at the 2014 Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, California. Attending with her mentor Dr. Amanda Norvell, Letitia

Biology Major Participates in “Biotech University”

Biology Major Participates in “Biotech University”

During the spring 2014 semester, Danielle Leng, a junior biology major and journalism minor, was competitively selected to attend “Biotech University,” which was hosted at Arizona State University. The Arizona State University Biodesign Institute auditorium was filled with aspiring journalists from Arizona and across the country.  Danielle noted “I sat amongst high school and college

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