School of Science

Franciscan Care for All Living Things

When the campus shut down in March, not every living thing could go home, so a cadre of students stepped up to handle the care and feeding of Siena’s research animals and office plants, and they have been keeping it up all the summer.
Health Professions, Mathematics

Analyzing COVID as a Math Problem

Real-world applications of mathematics to model the spread of COVID-19 and a tick-borne illness were the subjects of two separate research projects by CURCA summer scholars.
health studies, School of Science, Health Professions

A Trailblazer in Health Studies

Nicole Barrington '20 arrived at Siena in the fall of 2017, the same year the health studies major launched. Three years later, she's a poster graduate for the program.
Political Science

Much More Than a Fashion Show

The pandemic changed the project, but it couldn't extinguish the goal of providing a space for refugees to share their experiences and stories.

"Let's Change the World"

Men's head basketball coach Carmen Maciariello '01 wanted social justice and change in the wake of George Floyd’s murder, so he became the change.
Environmental Studies and Sciences, School of Science

Measuring the Risks of a High-Salt Diet

The road salt scattered by trucks to keep winter roads safer aren’t benefiting local waterways - and the negative effects seem to last for months after the freezin’ season is over.