Arts and Sciences News and Events
09/23/2019 - In October, St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College will co-host the National Association of African American Studies and Affiliates regional conference. Scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 3 through Saturday, Oct. 5, the three-day conference will explore a wide array of diversity-related topics under the theme, “Creating Racial Justice in the 21st Century.”
09/13/2019 - This fall, St. John Fisher College students will see 13 new faculty members in their classes.
09/10/2019 - Local artist Lynne Feldman is displaying her exhibit, “Collages Two Ways,” at the Patricia O’Keefe Ross Gallery located in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center at St. John Fisher College.
09/09/2019 - St. John Fisher College earned a place on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “America’s Best Colleges” feature, making the grade for its value, quality educational opportunities, and support of veterans, among other characteristics.
08/13/2019 - Houston, Texas native Alexa Montemayor landed a job as a dental assistant in Rochester for the summer, but she was also looking for an opportunity to stay engaged with Fisher in between semesters. Working with faculty mentor Professor Jonathan Millen, visiting assistant professor of biology, she secured a spot in the College’s Summer Research Fellows program and combined her day job and her research.
08/13/2019 - St. John Fisher College was among just 400 colleges and universities across the country to earn a 2019-2020 Best Colleges of Distinction designation.
08/08/2019 - Laser beams and glowing DNA are all in a day’s work for Max Howe, a science scholar and summer research fellow.
08/06/2019 - A change in plans led one biochemistry student to bioinformatics research.
08/01/2019 - For two months this summer, a Fisher faculty and student trio were deep in lab work and research in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at the University of Notre Dame, thanks to funding provided by the College’s Center for Student Research and Creative Work as well as the University Radiation Medicine Foundation.
07/23/2019 - Found throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, Cyperus esculentus looks a lot like wild grass. Cultivated as a crop, this plant produces tiger nuts—small, wrinkly tubers resembling a cross between a peanut and a hazelnut.