Research & Innovation
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Recent Research & Innovation News
The Summer Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities program, or SURCA, saw a record number of participants this year from across academic disciplines. Included in this group were several students taking part for the first time.
A $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, one of the largest ever awarded to Widener, is advancing Associate Professor Anita Singh’s research to treat birth-related injuries among newborns and fueling student research experiences.
Renovations to Academic Center North, Cottee Hall, and the Chester Community Clinic in the newly renamed Julie E. Wollman Hall will help facilitate and support Widener’s focus on interprofessional learning.
Collaborative research and scholarship with faculty creates opportunities for Widener students to inform the future of the fields they are preparing to enter.
Widener is definitely like a home away from home. I spend a lot of time here, so I’ve gotten used to the environment. It’s very comfortable and everyone here is really nice.
There’s so much overlap with my majors. They’re interdisciplinary so they allow me to explore my passions, but I love the different perspectives they all bring.
I feel like it’s my job to help someone who comes after me – women and also black people in tech. I think about myself. I didn’t have someone to look to.
Widener helped me to gain a deeper appreciation for science, fall in love with the brain, and to learn what it was like to work in a high-powered, fast-moving academic setting.
You make time for the things you love. I love chemistry and learning. I love being a leader on campus and learning how to be a better person every day.
I’ve never felt unsure about what the next steps of dental school were. I always had professors guiding me along my way.