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Rachel Echevarria, who has majors in Environmental Sciences and Geology, in the Gilman Minerology and Petrology Lab in Houghton Hall Room 132.

Echevarria wins Sigma Xi second place award for research

Rachel Echevarria, a senior from Fredonia, NY, majoring in Environmental Sciences and Geology, won second place (and a cash prize) in the undergraduate division at the virtual conference, the 2024 Sigma Xi Student Research Showcase.

Dr. Courtney Wigdahl-Perry, Dr. Matthew Lanning

Learn about environmental summer jobs, internships at workshop

Summer job and internship opportunities will be introduced at a workshop conducted by Biology and Geology and Environmental Sciences faculty on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

scholarship artwork

STEM students nominated to apply for prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Three students majoring in a STEM discipline have been recommended by SUNY Fredonia to apply for a Barry Goldwater Scholarship valued at $7,500 to help them pursue a research career in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

Honors Student of the Month Mia Piede, with Dr. Ted Lee.

Piede named October’s ‘Honors Student of the Month’

Mia Piede, a junior double major in Biology and Psychology with a minor in Chemistry, is the recipient of the October 2023 Honors Student of the Month Award at SUNY Fredonia.

Dr. Allison Krycik

Brown Bag speaker to examine harmful algal blooms

Harmful algal blooms – how they’re formed and ultimately impact human, pet and wildlife health – will be explored by Visiting Assistant Professor Allison Hrycik at the next Brown Bag talk on Wednesday, Dec. 6, beginning at noon.

Members of the SUNY Fredonia contingent who attended the North American Lake Management Society conference included (from left): Dr. Allison Hrycik, Kameron Finch, Sydney Hawkins, Kasey Crandall and Dr. Courtney Wigdahl-Perry.

Biology graduate students, faculty present at NALMS conference

SUNY Fredonia’s Department of Biology was well represented at the annual symposium of the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS), with presentations given by graduate students and a faculty member.

Recent alumni return to speak at campus.

Record number of Fredonia graduates accepted into medical schools

An all-time high 16 alumni of SUNY Fredonia – half of them members of the Class of 2023 – will matriculate to medical, dental, optometry and veterinary schools and physician assistant programs this fall.

Dr. Ted Lee and students

Students awarded $36,000 to fund summer research at SUNY Fredonia

Eight undergraduate and graduate students majoring in biological sciences have each been awarded $4,500 stipends to support individual research experiences this summer. Endowments established in the Fredonia College Foundation are providing $36,000 to support the research activities.

Ted Lee in Honduras water station

Lee awarded Fulbright; will advance water research in Honduras

It should come as no surprise for SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor Ted Lee to use his Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award during the Spring 2024 semester to continue his research into water quality issues in Honduras.

Caitlyn Snyder, with Dr. Emeka Okeke, at the OSCAR Expo in the Williams Center.

Journal publishes cancer research paper by Biology professor, student 

“Neutrophils and Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Cancer: Promising Targets for Engineered Nanomaterials,” a research paper written by Dr. Emeka Okeke, senior Biochemistry major Caitlin Snyder, of Utica, and two researchers, has been published in the journal Drug Delivery and Translational Research.