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Celebrate Earth Day with Longwood BioBlitz

Do you know that April is the Earth month? Would you like to be a citizen scientist and celebrate the Earth month with Longwood BioBlitz? Come explore the biodiversity at Lancer park-find, identify and record species. Learn about local wildlife and natural history while you work with experienced naturalists. Bring your smart phone and report your […]

Chris Bjornsen publishes book chapter on Social Media Use and Emerging Adulthood

Chris Bjornsen, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, published a book chapter:  Bjornsen, C. (2018). Social Media Use and Emerging Adulthood. In Zupančič, M. and Puklek Levpušček, M. (Eds.), Prehod v Odraslost: Sodobni Trendi in Raziskave [Emerging Adulthood: Current Trends and Research] (pp. 223-261). Ljubljana, Slovenia: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete. The book is published mostly in Slovene, […]

Longwood University students in collaboration with Dr. Kenneth Pestka II publish in the Visual Physics section of The Physics Teacher.

Longwood University dual degree engineering student Rebecca Skelton (18) and recent physics graduate Chelsea Dandridge (17) in collaboration with Dr. Kenneth Pestka II produced the Egg bounce! The work, published in the Visual Physics section of The Physics Teacher, is now available online. https://aapt.scitation.org/doi/10.1119/1.5028255 The images and video were produced during a research project designed to […]

Spring Symposium for Research and Creative Inquiry

Don’t forget to remind your students to sign-up to present at the Spring Symposium for Research and Creative Inquiry held on April 24, 2018. The deadline for presentation submissions is Friday March 2 at 5:00pm: http://go.longwood.edu/springresearch We have over 100 student registered so far! Longwood University’s Spring Symposium for Research and Creative Inquiry is a […]

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 […]