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.

Related Information:

Explore: Sciences

Explore: Social Sciences

Integrated Science Complex

| More
Tags
Categories
News

Comments are closed.

Sort By:
or
05/27/15 Holy Cross Athletic Teams Post Perfect Score on NCAA Progress Report
05/27/15 ‘What Startup Life is Really Like: A Day Behind the Curtain at HourlyNerd’
05/26/15 ‘White House point man on Freddie Gray has deep ties to Baltimore’
05/24/15 Blog: Dunbar Sets Out On Pilgrimage to Explore Roots of American Music
See All
See All

Featured Videos

See video
Holy Cross Awards 724 Bachelor of Arts Degrees During Commencement Exercises

Watch Video >
See video
Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Is the Place to Strive Academically and Athletically, Says Evan Ocello

Watch Video >
See video
Senior Spotlight: Holy Cross Provides Small Campus with Big Reputation, says Valedictorian Nick Cormier

Watch Video >
More

What’s Happening on Campus

05/29/2015

Collaboration: James Stroud '80 and Center Street Studio

See More >
05/30/2015

Collaboration: James Stroud '80 and Center Street Studio

See More >
06/01/2015

Collaboration: James Stroud '80 and Center Street Studio

See More >
06/02/2015

Collaboration: James Stroud '80 and Center Street Studio

See More >
More

Holy Cross in the News

05/22/15

First Nativity School of Worcester Student to Graduate from Holy Cross

When Joao Vickttor “Joveto” De Carvalho ’15 walks across the stage at the College of the Holy Cross Commencement exercises, not only will he be the first member of...

05/19/15

‘New Brookings Study Shows Holy Cross Adds Value to Alumni Mid-Career Earnings’

The College of the Holy Cross fares well in new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, titled “Beyond College Rankings, a Value-Added Approach to Assessing...

05/19/15

‘USA Today Ranks Holy Cross No. 2 Among the 10 Best Roman Catholic Colleges in the Country’

USA Today College

According to USA Today College, the College of the Holy Cross ranks No. 2 among the 10 best Roman Catholic colleges in the country. The article lauds Holy Cross for its...