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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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When Art & Science Merge

When students opted to take honors cell biology in spring 2017, they didn’t know the class would include an art project. Associate Professor of Biology Laurel Rodgers, Ph.D., who teaches the course every other year, said the course needed an interdisciplinary element, in order to meet the requirements of the  proposed honors program. As a […]

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Shenandoah biology students present summer research about Chestnut tree fungi to multistate research group.

Shenandoah Biology Students Present Research

On Sept. 30, 2016 Shenandoah biology majors Fawzia Bhatty ’17 and Dillon Richardson ’18 presented their summer research project at the NE1333 multistate American chestnut research project meeting. This is an annual meeting of American chestnut researchers who are working together on a multistate project titled “Biological Improvement of Chestnut through Technologies that Address Management […]

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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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