Internship at Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Lab

November 1, 2016

Samantha Waby performing a natural spawn Samantha Waby is a senior majoring in Environmental Studies who interned at Patuxent Environmental and Aquatic Research Lab (PEARL) in Saint Leonard, Maryland in the summer of 2016. She worked in their oyster hatchery to complete her research and to learn certain processes in oyster hatcheries such as cleaning […]

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Pilgrimage Conference at William & Mary

October 7, 2016

Pictured above (from left to right): Matthew Johnson ’19, Olivia Contakes ’18, Rebecca Thomson ’19, Sidney Rhyne ‘1(9 On September 30th, a group of students from the Camino de Santiago May term travelled to the College of William and Mary to present at the 2016 Annual Symposium for Pilgrimage Studies. The presentation was focused on […]

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2016 Summer Research Showcase: Joely Watson and Skyler Paderick

September 12, 2016

Joely Watson, a junior majoring in Chemistry with a concentration in Neuroscience, worked with Dr. Steven Hughes to complete their summer research project. Their project was tilted “CuInS2/CuInZnS2 film leaching of ions and nanocrystals into the environment”. “I worked on quantifying the leaching of ions and nanocrystals into solution from CuInZnS2 nanocrystal films. This helped […]

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2016 Summer Scholar Introduction: Jacob Barfield and Caitlin Donahue

August 13, 2016

Pictured above: Jacob Barfield and Caitlin Donahue The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety of topics and disciplines […]

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2016 Summer Scholars Introduction: Rebecca Hudon and Taylor Briese

July 11, 2016

Pictured above top to bottom: Rebecca Hudon, Taylor Briese The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety of topics […]

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2016 Summer Scholars Introduction: Brieanah Gouveia and Daniel Osborne

July 5, 2016

The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety of topics and disciplines from fine arts to chemistry. This year, […]

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2016 Summer Scholars Introduction: Joseph (Cody) Statler and Shannon Barter

June 20, 2016

pictured above left to right: Joseph (Cody) Statler and Shannon Barter The Summer Scholars program is one of the many ways students can become involved in research on campus. Each year, students apply for a summer scholarship to work with a faculty advisor to complete their own research project. Research projects come from a variety […]

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Roanoke College Students Present at American Chemistry Society

April 17, 2016

Six Roanoke College students traveled to San Diego, CA to present at the American Chemistry Society in March. Two of those students were Thane Jones and Morgan Claybrook. Thane is a junior majoring in Chemistry who worked with Dr. Hollis for their research project. Morgan is a junior majoring in Biology and Chemistry who worked […]

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Roanoke College students named one of the five finalists in the Wege Prize competition.

March 29, 2016

Lavender and Lydiah Lydiah Mpyisi, ’16, and Lavender Micalo, ’18, are both students who were both brought up in Nairobi, Kenya where they witnessed first-hand many issues large cities can have such as overpopulation, insecurity and unemployment. Their experiences there helped motivate them into their current project. Lydiah and Lavender’s project was also inspired from […]

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WSRA spotlight: Christa Waterwiese

March 1, 2016

Christa Waterwiese, a freshman at Roanoke College, is one of the students under the work study research assistant program. In the program, students are hired and paid to work alongside a professor on a research project. There is a variety of research projects spread across all the academic departments on campus. Christa works in the […]

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