Research/Grant Activity News Archive

Month, Year

History in the Making

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

For some senior history majors, finishing their yearlong capstone projects didn’t end once they turned in their papers. Students from Siena’s History Honor Society were asked to present their research at the Phi Alpha Theta Biennial Convention in Orlando, Florida. Representing the History Department were seniors Brian Dorrian ’12, Tara Keough ’12, George Tehan ’12 and Alyssa Washburn-Moriarty ’12. History

Space Studies

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Through the generous support from the National Science Foundation and the Siena College School of Science, several Siena physics majors were given the opportunity to travel outside of the classroom and expand their understanding of astronomy. Physics & Astronomy

Sport Science

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Lucas Tucker, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry at Siena College, led the research and development team for Court Grip. Court Grip is a product designed to improve traction on the basketball court by applying a proprietary blend of liquid chemicals to the bottom of sneakers. Chemistry & Biochemistry

College Receives $1.2 M for STEM Education

Friday, January 6, 2012

The need to improve mathematics and science education in middle and high schools is greater than ever before. Now, through a nearly $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Siena College students will be empowered to make a difference. Biology Chemistry & Biochemistry Computer Science Environmental Studies and Sciences Mathematics Physics & Astronomy


Thursday, December 15, 2011

As the semester drew to a close, many Siena students gave presentations on the results of their research and class projects. Perhaps the most interesting, and certainly the most interactive, research was on display on the third floor of Roger Bacon Hall during the College’s first RoboShow. Computer Science