Research and Scholarship

Collaborative Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship

Faculty Scholarship

Joseph Andreacci

Joseph L. Andreacci, Ph.D., professor of exercise science, and Andrea Fradkin, Ph.D., associate professor of exercise science, along with former student Kyle Romanowski, ’12/’14M, are authors on the manuscript, “Effect of an acute exercise session on body composition using multi-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis in adults.” The manuscript appears in the July/August 2015 issue of Journal of Sports Science.

Michael Borland

Michael G. Borland, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, was recently designated an Education Fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Borland is one of only two PASSHE faculty members, and one of 75 BMB professionals nationwide who have earned this distinction. Earlier this year, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry became the first PASSHE university to receive an ASBMB accreditation.

Honors research reaches national stage

Honors Research Conference

Seven students from the Honors Program were recently selected to present their Honors Independent Study research projects at the 50th annual conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in Chicago. Congratulations to all the students who represented BU very well in their poster sessions. Students in the photo are shown at the NCHC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Gala on Saturday night. BU students who attended NCHC this year are:

  • Aaron Whitebread, senior, information technology management – A Study of the Incident Response Rate for Security Breaches by PASSHE University with Loreen Powell
  • Abigail Messinger, senior, speech-language pathology and audiology; Spanish – Providing SLP Services to Bilingual Aphasics: A National Survey with Kimberly Cardimona
  • Bethany Lemak, senior, speech pathology and audiology – Effect on Reaction Times for a Prime LD Task When Using a Math Intervenor Between Trials with Pamela Smith
  • Abigail Brown, senior, nursing – Music-Based Interventions to Enhance Behavior in Students with Mindi Miller
  • Olivia Best, senior, psychology – Effects of Chronic Stress on Incubation of Palatable Food Craving: Role of Dopamine D1-Like Receptors with Kevin Ball
  • Nick Cellucci, senior, mass communications – Comparing Current Media Literacy Perspectives from College Students and Older Adults with David Magolis
  • Austin Olson, senior, health physics – Effects of Scatter Radiation on Medical Personnel Wearing Damaged Lead Aprons with David Simpson