Video: Student-Faculty Research Teams Talk About Summer Science Projects

August 6th, 2009 by 

For 10 weeks this summer, 60 Holy Cross students worked under the direction of faculty members in the College’s rigorous science research program.

Students in the highly-selective program conducted research in mathematics and computer science, physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, sociology and anthropology, and economics.

In the final week of the program, three students, along with their professors, opened the doors to their labs and shared their progress and experiences.

“We often say that Holy Cross really excels because of its small class sizes, and I think the research program epitomizes that approach,” says Daniel Bitran, associate professor of psychology and science coordinator. “We offer students meaningful experience in research that is primary — it’s not canned, it hasn’t been done before, and it’s often cutting edge.”

Watch the video (total time: 05:16) »

View media coverage of science research conducted by Mathew Koss, associate professor of physics at the College, and senior physics majors Kevin Sullo and Tom Booth:

“Physics of Baseball,” Fox 25, June 20

“Physics of baseball,” WTAG, June 16

Pictured: Constance Royden, associate professor of computer science, works with mathematics major Emily McCourt ’10, who was on campus this summer conducting research.

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