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Photo of petri dish used in Teresa Zielinski's research at Shenandoah University.

Research Keeps Shenandoah University Students Buzzing Over the Summer

By Rachel Deanne Sherman ’18 Shenandoah University offers students an abundance of challenging opportunities to complete research over the summer. Research projects conducted this year focused on everything from the study of chestnut trees and the potential healing properties of a certain plant to a virtual reality treadmill.    Teresa Zielinski ’21 and Bailey Hamilton […]

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Woodward Bousquet, Ph.D., professor of environmental studies and biology in Shenandoah University’s College of Arts & Sciences and 2018-19 president of the Virginia Academy of Science.

Bousquet Installed as President of the Virginia Academy of Science

Woodward S. Bousquet, Ph.D., professor of environmental studies and biology in Shenandoah University’s College of Arts & Sciences, was installed as president of the Virginia Academy of Science (VAS) at the academy’s annual meeting in Farmville, Virginia, in May. He will serve in this office until May 2019. Bousquet is the first Shenandoah University faculty […]

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Freshman Zielinski ’21 Awarded $5,000 in Grant Money for Research

Shenandoah University freshman Teresa Zielinski ’21, an environmental studies major with a minor in biology, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Virginia Native Plant Society to support research aimed at saving American chestnut trees. Courtesy of the grant, she will take part in research on the subject this summer alongside Assistant Professor of Biology, […]

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Alumni Successes

cell bio lab for story on alumna research

Shenandoah Alumna’s Bio Research Published

The summer research of Erin Weddle ’16, has resulted in something that’s a first, at least within the five years Associate Professor of Biology Laurel Rodgers, Ph.D., has taught at Shenandoah – a Shenandoah biology student has published research from a summer research project. Weddle said she’s honored by the recognition for both herself and […]

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Carpenter family of Shenandoah University alumni for summer 2016 Shenandoah magazine

Carpenter Family Anchored to Shenandoah

What do a musician, nurse, basketball player and scientist have in common? More than you might think, when they’re all members of the Carpenter family, which wouldn’t even exist without Shenandoah University. Read more about them in the summer 2016 issue of Shenandoah magazine.

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