School Of Science

  1. Summer research scholars

    Research Scholars to Present Findings at Daylong Symposium

    Manhattan College students will share their research on current issues in a wide variety of disciplines

  2. Phi Beta Kappa scholars

    Phi Beta Kappa Awards Scholarships to Two Members of Class of 2018

    Rising seniors Mia Bertoli and Timothy Hamling receive scholarships in memory of Brother Francis Bowers, FSC.

  3. catwalk

    Young Alumni Find Niche in Fashion and Beauty

    Recent college graduates of the Schools of Liberal Arts, Business, Engineering and Science begin their careers working at top brands in the world's most stylish industries.

  4. students participating in the business analytics competition at manhattan college

    Business Analytics Team Harnesses Big Data for Bigger Rewards

    With one-on-one tutorials from faculty mentor Dr. Musa Jafar, a diverse team of students discovers the art and science of decision-making.

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    Growing Community Shrinks Campus Footprint

    With support of college and greater NYC community, Therese Kelly ’17 launched a closed-loop organic waste recycling program on campus.

  6. Google office

    Computer Science Majors Play Secret Agent at Annual Google Games

    Two groups of Manhattan College students solve a fictitious crime at the annual knowledge-building competition in New York City, one of which was ranked ninth among 20 teams entered in the Games.

  7. Rubik's Cube

    Cracking the Cube: A Mathematical Approach to Solving a Classic Puzzle

    Denise Rangel-Tracy, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of mathematics, led an interactive seminar on the math behind the Rubik's Cube on April 12. During the session she revealed the shocking number of possible configurations.

  8. Jaena Sigue

    Jaena Sigue ’18 Named a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow

    An environmental science major, Sigue was honored for her work in advocating for local causes and strengthening the Bronx community.

  9. Jim Breheny with a giraffe

    Director of Bronx Zoo Champions Wildlife Conservation Around Globe

    Remaining true to his biology roots, alumnus Jim Breheny ’81 brings integrity and credibility to his job as director of the Bronx Zoo.

  10. mri of the cranium

    The Nexus of Advertisements & MRIs

    What do Ads and MRIs Have in Common? Whether you’re designing MRIs or ad campaigns, data analytics will help drive your decisions.

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    College Panel Attracts Students Pursuing Careers in Data and Business Analytics

    A panel that took place on Feb. 7 heard career advice from professionals who have achieved success in business, data analytics and technology.

  12. students work at computer during acm computer programming contest

    Manhattan Hosts ACM Contest, Draws Collegiate Programming Elite

    Manhattan College’s Computer Science Department took the national stage as host to the 2016 ACM Computer Programming Contest.

  13. Alex Karlis '16 constructing vacuum tables for particle detector.

    Physics Professor and Student Contribute to Advanced Particle Research in Geneva

    A National Science Foundation grant allowed a Manhattan College senior to assist in world-renowned science experiments being conducted this summer in Switzerland.

  14. students and faculty present at international science conference

    College Researchers Present Findings at International Science Conference

    A Nobel Prize-winning scientist shared the stage with our students this summer at the annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists. William Campbell, Ph.D., the 2015 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology and Medicine, presented at the conference, held on July 11 in Edmonton, Canada.

  15. Richard Kirchner, Ph.D.

    Richard Kirchner, Ph.D. Receives Senior Scientist Mentor Award

    The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation honors Manhattan College's Richard Kirchner, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry.

  16. Manhattan College students reflect on college experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College Students Reflect on College Experiences in Washington, D.C.

    Manhattan College senior Dylan Gray was a featured panelist at New American Colleges & Universities panel.

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    Bringing Sustainable Change to the Bronx

    Manhattan College hosts a forum on creating green jobs in its home borough.

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    Biology Professor Ghislaine Mayer, Ph.D. Participates in PRIDE Program

    Mayer invited to join faculty from across the country in research career advancing opportunity.

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    Counseling Alum Becomes Agent of Change as Missioner in El Salvador

    Serving a rural village in Central America, Melissa (Blythe) Altman ’06 and her family are operating programs for local children in an effort to better their futures.

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    Fenton Endowment to Provide Additional Learning and Research Opportunities for Biology Department

    The Linda and Dennis Fenton ’73 Endowment continues the Fentons’ supportive legacy.

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    New Mathematics Programs To Be Introduced in Fall 2015

    Additional math offerings add to Manhattan College’s STEM catalog.

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    Nearly 90% of May 2014 Graduates Have Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests

    Results of a Manhattan College career survey indicate students’ progress in securing a full-time job and/or enrolling in a graduate or professional school within nine months of graduation.

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    Cambodian Mathematician To Deliver Valedictory Address at 2015 Commencement

    Kimsy Tor ’15 receives Donald J. Carty Valedictory Medal.

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    College Introduces New Major in Environmental Studies

    Beginning in fall 2015, the new major promotes an understanding of the relationship between human beings and their environment.

  25. CURES

    Environmental Science Majors Find Green Solutions for Earth Day

    The School of Science and CURES to host events beginning on April 15.

  26. Freda Tei

    Junior Freda Tei Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    Biology major one of 201 community-engaged college students to gain prestigious honor.

  27. Urban garden

    Manhattan Students Recognized for Green and Compassionate Activity on Campus

    The student body receives honor based on commitment to a sustainable campus.

  28. Jean Donahue

    Jasper Alum and New Bronx Science Principal Has Big Plans to Increase STEM Education

    As Jean Donahue steps into her new role at Bronx Science, she plans to expand computer science and engineering programs.

  29. Students snorkeling

    The Allure of the Field Trip Endures at Manhattan College

    Manhattan's course catalog offers endless opportunities for students to engage in non-traditional learning through hands-on experiences outside of the classroom.

  30. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Cultivating Next Generation of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Students and Educators

    A new center for educators backed by the National Science Foundation, combined with Manhattan’s tried and true programs for high school students, keep the College at the forefront of STEM education.

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    Biology Major Maps the Mortality of Cacti

    Biology major Zachary Scheid ’15 is harnessing mathematical formulas to project the mortality of an icon of the American Southwest: the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), in collaboration with Lance Evans, Ph.D., professor of biology, and Mark DeBonis, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics.

  32. dylan gray

    Coding Decay: Physics Major Tracks the Unseen

    Dylan Gray ’15 is conducting research with Rostislav Konoplich, Ph.D., professor of physics, who is currently doing research on the Higgs boson project. Together, they are using ROOT, a special data analysis framework software used by physicists at CERN to analyze the calculated results of the decay of muons.

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    Manhattan College Receives National Science Foundation Grant

    NSF selects College’s Rostislav Konoplich, professor of physics, and his students to conduct extensive research on Higgs boson, the subatomic particle that accounts for the creation of mass.

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    Biochemistry Major Collaborates on Water Filtration Research

    Monika Gruca ’15 is searching for a sustainable way of converting chromium (VI), a carcinogenic form of chromium, into its healthy counterpart chromium (III), under the tutelage of John Regan, Ph.D.

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    Biology Major Investigates Antiretroviral Drugs

    Under the guidance of her adviser, Dr. Mayer, biology major Sana Saeed '15 is conducting a research project on the interactions between anti-malarial and anti-retroviral medications.

  36. Manhattan College Students

    Extracurricular Excursions

    Manhattan's 60+ student clubs, organizations and honor societies take Jaspers from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to the top of the George Washington Bridge.

  37. Manhattan College Students

    Off-Campus Collaboration

    Academic research takes many students beyond the traditional classroom to field sites on mountaintops and below the sea, in courses like BIOL 409: Marine Biology.

  38. Biology Students

    A Family Reunion

    Dr. Bruce Shockey and his BIOL 232: Evolution class "walk the branch" in the dinosaur wing of the American Museum of Natural History to learn about early species.

  39. Manhattan College

    Manhattan College Launches Campus Wide Energy Conservation Project

    In collaboration with H2O Applied Technologies, the College launched a large-scale water and energy conservation project in May 2014.

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    Interdisciplinary Student Research Deciphers Mechanical Properties of Trees

    Mechanical engineering student Simon Mysliwiec ’14,’15M is working with professor biology professor Lance Evans and mechanical engineering professor Zahra Shahbazi during the summer to determine the mechanical properties of 30 different tree species.

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    Of Algebra and Art

    What happens when you combine the creative efforts of a civil engineer and a mathematician?The result, a stunning series of seven stained glass windows, is displayed inside Manhattan College’s Mathematics department in the Research and Learning Center on Corlear Avenue.

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    Manhattan College Launches Interdisciplinary Environmental Science Major

    Beginning in fall 2014, the School of Science will offer two new degrees in environmental science, responding to the rising demand for trained professionals in environmental fields.

  43. Women's Soccer Team

    Math and Soccer Merge at Manhattan

    Inspired by World Cup research, mathematics majors apply mathematical techniques to measure the teamwork on the women’s soccer team.

  44. Manhattan College

    College Launches Interdisciplinary Ethics Minor

    The minor will address practical and theoretical issues to inform students about ethical challenges.

  45. Manhattan College Smith Hall

    College To Host Summer Science Program for High School Students

    The summer program in Electronics 101 begins on July 1.

  46. fall honors convocation

    High Achieving Seniors Join College’s Academic Honor Society

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership at the Fall Honors Convocation.

  47. James Patterson

    Manhattan College Names 18 Recipients of James Patterson Scholarships

    College selects 18 students as the 2013-2014 recipients of scholarships established by best-selling author James Patterson ’69.

  48. Angelica Romero

    Biology Major Investigates Invasive Species On NYC Shores

    This summer, Jasper Research Scholar Angelica Romero conducted student-faculty research with collaboration from the Harbor School.

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    Manhattan College Welcomes 17 New Full-time Faculty Members

    New tenure-track professors will join faculty in the Schools of Arts, Business, Education and Health, Engineering and Science.

  50. Yelda Balkir

    College Names Yelda Balkir Coordinator of NewEnvironmental Science Program

    Balkir’s experience in green chemistry and the environment will shape the development of the College’s forthcoming program in Environmental Science.

  51. John Regan

    Seasoned Scientist Selected to Chair Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

    John Regan, 30-year veteran pharmaceutical researcher, will chair department.

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    MC Launches Urban Agriculture Internship with Groundwork Hudson Valley

    This summer, three interns are expanding the rooftop garden to grow organic produce in an effort to keep local food costs low.

  53. Jerry D'Aversa

    Psych Student Restores Sight to Blind on Medical Mission Trip

    In hopes of becoming an ophthalmologist like his father, Jerry D'Aversa ’14 traveled to Grenada to assist with sight-restoring surgeries.

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    College Funds 10 Research Grants

    Manhattan College launches Jasper Summer Research Scholars program and awards grants to 10 undergraduates conducting research with faculty members throughout the summer.

  55. Commencement

    College Celebrates the 171st Commencement Ceremonies

    Nearly 1,000 bachelor's and master's students awarded degrees.

  56. Spring Honors

    Seniors Celebrate Scholastic Achievement at Spring Honors Convocation

    More than 100 students were recognized for their academic merit and leadership.

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    What's Next for the Class of 2013

    As the class of 2013 prepares to head out into the world, 13 seniors tell us about their plans for after graduation and reflect on what made their Manhattan College experience special.

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    Manhattan College Hosts Spuyten Duyvil Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on April 6

    Conference offers undergraduates from tri-state region the chance to discuss mathematics with their peers.

  59. Rostislav Konoplich

    Manhattan College Physicist Contributes to Landmark Scientific Discovery

    Rostislav Konoplich, Ph.D. travels to and from Geneva to collect data from the Large Hadron Collider as part of the team working on the Higgs boson discovery.

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    Student Interns Get Their Foot in the Door at Top Companies

    Our New York City location provides Manhattan College students with the unique opportunity to intern at world class organizations while still in school. Here are some success stories from recent student interns.

  61. Bilal Abdul-Nabi

    Computer Science Major Interns at HBO

    Bilal Abdul-Nabi ’13 interned in the information technologies department at the HBO cable network where he worked as an applications developer.

  62. John Butler

    An Inspirational Mission

    John Butler ’86 leads his company to bring hope to hemophiliacs.