Natural Sciences and Mathematics

  • Colgate Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Lauren Philbrook is working with two student researchers to study how environmental factors and bedtime routines impact the sleep quality and patterns of young children.
    August 23, 2019
  • Assistant Professor of Geology Joe Levy flies a drone during a recent trip to Antarctica.
    A new $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant will help Geologist Joe Levy study permafrost thaw in Antarctica and create a new integrated education plan for training student research drone pilots.
    July 17, 2019
  • By 2022, it is projected that New York State will have a shortage of 10,000 teachers. To help address the deficit, two Colgate University professors have been tasked with building and enhancing the high school physics teacher education program.
    July 9, 2019
  • Grand Falls, Colo.
    Assistant Professor of Geology Joe Levy planned a two-and-a-half week geology road trip helping frame the Earth’s geological history in a manner impossible to replicate in a classroom.
    June 14, 2019
  • Dolphin seen leaping out of water
    During winter break, January 1–19, 2019, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Ann Jane Tierney led a team of students from BIOL 341 or NEUR 385 on an extended study trip to the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key, Fla. The group participated in ongoing cognitive and behavioral research, focusing on current theories and methods in studies […]
    February 27, 2019
  • Bedroom in Arles, circa 1888, by Vincent van Gogh, recreated via computer by Hayley Jackson ’22
    Assistant Professor of Computer Science Elodie Fourquet teaches an unusual art course. First-year students in FSEM 131 don’t come with paintbrushes or chisels; they come with graph paper, pencils, and computers.
    February 22, 2019