Tag Archives: Biology

Alumni Q&A: Matt Kridel

Matt Kridel

Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical/counseling psychology at the University of South Alabama, Matt Kridel ’14 reflects on his time at Gannon and plans for the future.   Looking back, how did Gannon prepare you for where you are now?

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know about Gannon’s Freshwater and Marine Biology Program

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1. It’s the only program of its kind in the area. You’d think that an area right along one of the great lakes would be swimming with these programs. (Horrible joke. I’m sorry.) But Gannon’s program, which will begin admitting

Professor establishes endowment to benefit teachers


Professor Stan Zagorski has been a part of the Gannon biology faculty for 46 years. He has dedicated much of his career to the education of young people about the environment. His substantial and generous gift established the Stanley J.

Gannon alumna to present biomedical engineering research


Gannon University alumna Angelica de Rosa will conduct a presentation on Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in the Zurn Science Center, Room 104, on 143 W. Seventh St. Her presentation is called “Radiation Induced Bone Loss: Space Flight and

Gannon announces endowed professorships

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Michael Ganger, Ph.D., associate professor of biology, and Christopher Magno, Ph.D., program director and assistant professor of criminal justice, have been named to the second class of Gannon University’s Cooney-Jackman Endowed Professorships. The Cooney-Jackman Endowed Professorship was created in 2011

A new approach to New Year’s resolutions


Many people use the beginning of a new year to better themselves in one way or another. Setting a new year’s resolution can be a fun challenge, but it comes with great responsibility to hold true to this goal for

Z is for zoology


Students who study biology must examine every living organism, from a single cell to the largest ecosystem – or all creatures great and small, as the poem goes. For those particularly interested in the processes and behavior of animals, Gannon’s

Scientists present research at Ridge Center


This article by Colleen Langham originally published in The Gannon Knight on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. Gannon University students competed for first place awards Thursday and Friday at the eighth Annual Research Symposium. The Symposium, which took place at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center

Minor considerations after a major change


I’m halfway through my first semester as a psychology major and things are going really well. I’m getting all A’s and loving my classes, teachers and classmates. And at this point, most people are aware of my switch, so I’m

Changing my major, studying my mind


At the end of the last year, I wrote a blog post about being halfway through college. I discussed how unusual the feeling was and my amazement at the changes it had brought about, especially in my academic and career