USF students to present research In Pittsburgh


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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

USF Students to Present Research In Pittsburgh

(October 14, 2015) — Seven University of Saint Francis students are traveling to Pittsburgh, Penn. on October 16 to present their research at the Ohio Valley Unified Malacologists meeting held at the Carnegie Museum.

Nine USF undergraduate students representing several programs including biology, pre-medical chemistry, nursing, pre-pharmacy chemistry, pre-physician assistant biology and chemistry, along with one Homestead High School student, devoted 12 weeks of their summer to investigate the spatial distribution of nutrients in Whitley County’s Crooked Lake under the direction of Dr. Andrea Geyer and Mr. Warren Pryor.

Recordings of the students actively completing this research were taken by Angel Hernandez, an Emmy-nominated director, for South Bend PBS as part of a documentary on the Tippecanoe River Valley.


About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Approximately 2,300 students from a broad geographic region currently attend USF for its academic excellence.



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