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Research projects receive recognition


Tamonda Griffiths—News Writer What was meant to be a small class project utilizing data has since turned into submissions to both the American Psychological Association and the Eastern Psychological Association. Using Billboard charts for the music genres of pop, country and rap/R&B, psychology professor Patricia Kahlbaugh said her students in PSY 393: Experimental Methods decided to research how much the

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Southern researchers hope to revamp mobile security


Melissa Nunez – Opinions and Features Editor When computer science professor Shafaeat Hossain noticed a bright, driven student in his computer programing class, he took notice. He said that is when he asked Mohamed Rilvan, a senior computer science major, to assist with research involving cell phone authentication about two years ago. Hossain said while most smartphones have face recognition

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Professor adopts middle school science classroom


Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter  SCSU professor Catherine Koehler saw a need for more supplementary science education in schools and is meeting this need with the help of her science methods students. Every Wednesday afternoon, students from Koehler’s class help provide an after school science program for Beecher Magnet Museum Middle School. The program is called Beecher Future Scientists

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Dr. Breslin Works to Preserve Long Island Sound and Educate Students


Anisa Jibrell – General Assignment Reporter  Just off the coast of Branford, Connecticut among the Thimble Islands, lies a five-acre island in a discreet location dotted with rich ecology and wildlife, that members of the Outer Island Research and Education project are simultaneously protecting and using to promote enriching educational experiences with a relaxing backdrop. Dr. Vincent Breslin, Professor of

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Students Receive Grants for Summer Research


Jene Thomas – General Assignment Reporter  Instead of the old run of the mill summer job, students of Southern Connecticut State University now have the opportunity to obtain an undergraduate grant to conduct research outside of classes during the summer. The program, initiated by President Mary A. Papazian, is launched from the Provost’s office and offers five students compensation for

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Southern student working on Earth-saving bacteria


Carl Castro – Special to the Southern News  From filing papers to inoculating plants, Aileen Ferraro, senior biology major at Southern, is now in the process of genetically engineering a bacteria that can potentially save the Earth. She would have never been able to do it without meeting Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, biology professor at Southern. “It took me forever to decide

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