Kenneth Pestka II and Jonathan Buckley present research at APS Meeting and Cook-Cole Poster Session.

Assistant professor of physics Kenneth A. Pestka II and Longwood undergraduate physics major Jonathan D. Buckley presented their research on the acoustic properties of self-healing polymers at the annual American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting of 2016. The APS March Meeting is the world’s largest annual physics conference with over 9,800 people in attendance for […]

BES students present research at NCUR

Dr. Amorette Barber and Dr. Wade Znosko travelled with four students to present at the 2016 National Conference on Undergraduate Research.  Dr. Barber’s students (Adam Lynch and William Hawk) presented their research titled “Chimeric PD1 Expressing T cells for Anti-Tumor Therapy” and Dr. Znosko’s students (Alexa Tepley and Melanie Books) presented their research titled “Expanding the Indicator […]

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.

Bjoern Ludwar and Student present at ACTS 2016

Bjoern Ludwar’s research poster entitled “Wavelet Based Analysis of Fingerprint Asymmetry to Assess the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” and co-authored by Longwood Biology student Mahelet Mamo,  was selected for presentation at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) in Washington, DC. The Association for Clinical and Translational […]

“All Things Must Pass Away Online: Bereavement on Social Media.” A study by M. Johnston, M. Scoggins, & C. Bjornsen.

A study conducted by Chris Bjornsen and two Psychology students, Megan Johnston and Molly Scoggin, entitled “All Things Must Pass Away Online: Bereavement on Social Media” was accepted for presentation at the XVth Biennial Conference of the European Association for Research on Adolescence, La Barrosa, Spain, September, 2016. The following is a summary of the study: Adolescents and emerging adults […]

International Symposium, European Association for Research on Adolescence, Chris Bjornsen

Chris Bjornsen, Department of Psychology, will Chair a Symposium at the 2016 meeting of the European Association for Research on Adolescence in La Barrosa, Spain. The Symposium is titled “Individuation in Emerging Adulthood and Its Relation to Happiness, Family Structure, Attachment Styles, and Addiction to Mobile Phone and Social Media Use.” Papers in the Symposium […]