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Faculty members teaming up with student assistants are taking the initiative in research programs that promise  to advance scientific understanding and inform public discussion of some of the most pressing issues confronting communities, policy makers and businesses across the region.    [more]

Candlewood Lake and other lakes across western Connecticut offer important teaching and research experience as well as community outreach opportunities with lakefront property owners, who need answers to keep invasive species from jeopardizing their lakefront properties. [more]


What began as a desire to pursue serious academic work in environmental science blossomed into two of the university’s most ambitious research projects for Catrina Morgan '12.  [more]

Dr. Neeta Connally finds bugs fascinating. The former Yale research scientist relishes being a “bug detective” and focuses her study on infectious insects like those that carry Lyme Disease.  [more]

Kaitlin Bookless '12 has shown an enthusiastic dedication to building her research skills in biology, which landed her a prestigious internship in the Yale-Peabody Museum of Natural History invertebrate zoology division. [more]

A Coffee & Conversation on the invasive species research being conducted at area lakes was attended by concerned lakefront homeowners. 

Honorees Nancy and David Nurnberger accepted the Community Service Award at the annual WestConn Society Luncheon on March 28.  [more]

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MOMENTUM is published bi-monthly and disseminated by the Office of Institutional Advancement to donors who make a gift up to $999 annually to WCSU.

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Madeline Agganis
Susan Altabet

Robert Ballas
Richard & Nancy Beatty
Sarah Beaudin
Henry & Dawn Begian
Michele Bergeron
Dennis & Rose Mary Biegger
Joel & Marjorie Brook
Nancy Brumbeloe
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Contributors    Kaitlin Bookless '12, Dr. Neeta Connally, Jason Davis '97,  Catrina Morgan '12, Nancy and David Nurnberger, Dr. Theodora Pinou,  Lourdes Rojas, President James W. Schmotter, Jeff Shpunt '09, Paul Steinmetz '07, Peggy Stewart '97, Bob Taylor, Jane von Trapp, Dr. Mitch Wagener, Dr. Ed Wong


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MFA THESIS EXHIBITION, noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Room 101, Higgins Gallery, Higgins Annex, Midtown campus. (203) 837-8410.

Wednesday, MAY 9
NYC ALUMNI RECEPTION, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cornell Club NYC Library, 6 East 44th Street; Join fellow alumni, Pres. Schmotter, and Dean Morton for cocktails and conversation. For more information or to register, go to http://wcsucornellclub.eventbrite.com or call Lynne LeBarron at (203) 837-8188.

Wednesday MAY 16
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Tarrywile Mansion, 70 Southern Blvd., Danbury. Guest speaker: Provost Jane McBride Gates. To join the Club, please call the Office of Institutional Advancement at (203)837-8419.

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