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Math professor’s research published in New England Journal of Medicine

Math professor’s research published in New England Journal of Medicine

Michael Ochs uses probability to estimate potential molecular activities in cancer.Continue Reading

Applications Requested for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Applications Requested for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

Exceptional TCNJ sophomore and junior students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in science, mathematics, or engineering are encouraged to apply for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships.  The scholarship, which provides $7,500 per year for up to two years, is highly prestigious.  Therefore, even those students with full scholarships are encouraged to apply.  ApplicantsContinue Reading

Two Biology Students’ Research Recognized at International Conference

Two Biology Students’ Research Recognized at International Conference

Gabrielle Dominguez (Biology ’14) and Annette Califano (Biology ’14) each presented their undergraduate research as posters at the 51st annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society in Princeton, NJ from 8/9/14 – 8/13-14. The international meeting was attended by a diverse group of over 700 animal behaviorists from six continents. Both students participated in theContinue Reading

TCNJ Professor Publishes New Book on the History of Mathematics – Count like an Egyptian: A Hands-on Introduction to Ancient Mathematics

TCNJ Professor Publishes New Book on the History of Mathematics – Count like an Egyptian: A Hands-on Introduction to Ancient Mathematics

The mathematics of ancient Egypt was fundamentally different from our math today. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn’t a primitive forerunner of modern mathematics. In fact, it can’t be understood using our current computational methods. Count Like an Egyptian provides a fun, hands-on introduction to the intuitive and often-surprising art of ancient EgyptianContinue Reading

Biology Major Participates in Euroscholar Program in the Netherlands

Biology Major Participates in Euroscholar Program in the Netherlands

Biology major Andrew Goldfarb, and recent Goldwater Scholarship winner, has spent six months in the Netherlands participating in the Euroscholars program, which provides research-abroad experiences. Andrew will be returning to TCNJ for the Fall 2014 semester, and his experience abroad has recently been profiled by Euroscholars. For more information on Andrew’s work, see this article.

Physics Professor Nathan Magee is unraveling scientific puzzles about cirrus clouds

Physics Professor Nathan Magee is unraveling scientific puzzles about cirrus clouds

Nathan Magee is no stranger to bad weather. The physics professor hails from Chardon, Ohio, one of the snowiest towns in the U.S. Locked within Lake Erie’s snowbelt, Chardon gets blanketed by more than 100 inches of the white fluffy stuff each year. But the snow itself didn’t bug Magee as much as the localContinue Reading

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 forContinue Reading

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 annualContinue Reading

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 developsContinue Reading

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