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Drs. Adam and Catherine Franssen deliver four presentations at the annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting

Drs. Adam and Catherine Franssen deliver four presentations at the annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting November 11-15, 2017 SfN’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, is the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. The Franssens co-authored two presentations describing details of Longwood’s innovative Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Studies […]

Dr. Kenneth Pestka II and recent Longwood physics graduate Jonathan Buckley (16) publish paper in Scientific Reports.

The paper titled, “Elastic evolution of a self-healing ionomer observed via acoustic and ultrasonic resonant spectroscopy,” by Dr. Kenneth Pestka II and Longwood physics graduate Jonathan Buckley (16) along with collaborators Stephen Kalista Jr. and Nicholas Bowers was published today in Nature Publishing Group’s open access journal Scientific Reports. The manuscript presents a relatively new […]

Alec Hosterman presents 48 Hours of Chaos: Charlottesville at the Front Lines

Alec Hosterman, an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies, will be giving a public presentation entitled 48 Hours of Chaos: Charlottesville at the Front Lines on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm in Wygal Hall auditorium. Alec was in Charlottesville to photograph and document the torch rally on Friday, August 11th and the events […]

Franssen Labs attend SYNAPSE 2017

Adam Franssen (Biology) and Catherine Franssen (Psychology) took six students to Presbyterian College on March 25, 2017 for the annual Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professors of the SouthEast (SYNAPSE). Keaton Unroe (’17), Theresa Fruchterman (’18), and Abbey Ripley (’18) presented work with Dr. A. Franssen entitled “Maternal Estrogen Receptor Levels Higher in “Bad” Maternal Rats […]

Chris Bjornsen’s research with Longwood students and international colleagues

Chris Bjornsen’s two programs of research (social media use, overdiagnosis of psychological disorders) have recently led to presentations that will be given at 1 national and 2 international conferences: Bjornsen, C., Poredoš, M., Puklek Levpušček, M., Zupančič, M., & Kavčič, T. (2017, September). Positive and Negative Social Media Use and Personality Traits Across Cultures. Poster […]

Bjoern Ludwar’s project featured by MathWorks

MathWorks, the maker of the market leading mathematical computational software MATLAB, is now featuring Longwood University on its website.  The company contacted us after it learned from news reports about our project which uses wavelet analysis of fingerprints to assess a person’s risk for diabetes mellitus. MathWorks was impressed by the innovative use of their mathematical programming language which more […]

Dr. Chuck Ross signs contract for new book

Dr. Chuck Ross, Professor of Physics, has signed a contract with the University of Mississippi Press to write a book examining the logistics of Civil War blockade running in the Bahamas.  The book, expected to be released in early 2019, will be Dr. Ross’s fourth book devoted to technological and scientific aspects of the Civil […]

Cook-Cole Faculty Mentor Student Research

The following represents a sampling of the student research projects that will be presented at the Cook-Cole Academic Research Poster Session on Thursday, April 21, 3:30 -5:00 in Blackwell. BIOLOGICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES The impact of moisture on the heat output of pine – Erin Maloney, Chanel Radden, Nicole Vick The effect of urban development […]

Longwood Chemistry Presents Five Posters at ACS Undergraduate Poster Session

Three Longwood Chemistry Faculty, Dr. Sarah Porter, Dr. Ben Topham, and Dr. Andrew Yeagley, traveled to Charlottesville on Friday with seven students and five posters to present at the 2016 American Chemical Society Undergraduate Poster Session. The poster session is hosted by the local Virginia Section of the ACS and is an annual event at the […]

Chris Swanson to conduct in the 2016 Mozart Festival

Saturday, April 16 Richmond Va will host the annual Mozart Festival. At 7pm at the Atlas Gallery, Chris Swanson will conduct a concert of Mozart opera arias. The concert will begin with the overture to The Marriage of Figaro and then fourteen arias sung by Richmond area professional singers.