Arts & Sciences well represented at Science Conference

Posted by Fernando.Arzola on Sunday April 8, 2012

The College of Arts and Sciences was well represented at the first annual Student Research Conference on Thursday, March 29, 2012.  The Nyack College Department of Biology & Chemistry and the Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement co-hosted this event at Bowman Gymnasium on the Nyack College Rockland County campus.  The theme for this year is “Health and Awareness.”

Arts and Sciences faculty participating in the event included:

Dr. Jacqueline Washington - Conference Chair (shown in picture above)

     Chair and Professor of the Department of Biology and Chemistry

Dr. Vilma Balmaceda - Conference Coordinator

     Associate Professor of Political Science

     Director of the Center for Scholarship and Global Engagement

Dr. Peter Park - Conference Associate

     Assistant Professor of Biology

Panel Discussion: Eugenics and the Impact on Society

Dr. Damaris-Lois Lang - Moderator

     Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Larry Poston - Response: A Religion Perspective

     Chair and Professor of Religion

Raquel Reynoso - Response: A Historical Perspective

     Lecturer in History

Dr. Wenbo Yang - Response: A Biological Perspective

     Assistant Professor of Biology


Dr. Michael Huster

       Chair and Professor of Physics

Dr. Kevin Pinkham

     Assistant Professor of English

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