Category: Scholarship

GCU Biologist Louise Wootton tours maritime forest, dunes with Aqua Kids TV

GCU biologist Louise Wootton, Ph.D., joined Aqua Kids TV for lessons on the flora and fauna of New Jersey’s maritime forest, and offered insight into one of her favorite research subjects—the importance of protecting our dunes!

GCU biologist Louise Wootton, Ph.D., joined Aqua Kids TV for lessons on the flora and fauna of New Jersey's maritime for...

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‘Supper’ by GCU’s Silvana Cardell moves, motivates, inspires

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Supper for All: Dance Director’s ‘Supper, People on the Move’ Explores Immigration Stories

 

IN SOME WAYS, SILVANA CARDELL’S story of her immigration experience would seem to be much simpler than that of some immigrants. Ms. Cardell’s journey to American citizenship wasn’t the type of odyssey one hears so much about these days of fleeing political or religious persecution. Ms. Cardell, who heads Georgian Court University’s dance program, came to this country to pursue opportunities as an artist. She’s been an American citizen since 2013.

Supper for All: Dance Director's 'Supper, People on the Move' Explores Immigration Stories   IN SOME WAYS, SILVANA...

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Another Round of Success—Georgian Court Golf Classic 2015

Annual Scholarship Golf Classic Raises Money for Georgian Court

Georgian Court University’s 2015 Golf Classic drew more than 100 golfers and a full house of evening participants during the May 11 event at the Spring Lake Golf Club. Honoree Bob Mulcahy, who received the Joseph E. Buckelew Civic Service Award, emphasized the importance of raising money for student scholarships and a new turf project at GCU. President Rosemary E. Jeffries, who is stepping down June 30 after 14 years at the helm, was also honored at the event that raised upward of $130,000.

“Good support and this kind of investment helps to provide them with a university experience,” Mr. Mulcahy said. “We are a vehicle to help do the things we need to for those who really need it, especially at a time when we need to educate people who come out of college with a sense of values.”

 

 

Annual Scholarship Golf Classic Raises Money for Georgian Court Georgian Court University's 2015 Golf Classic drew more...

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Georgian Court Hosts Neuroscience Conference, April 10

Knowing that the brain is the seat of change, some clinical mental health professionals are turning to new tools in neuroscience to improve patients’ lives, according to conference organizers behind Neuroscience: The New Frontier for Mental Health Professionals. The one-day event is slated for Friday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Georgian Court University.

Knowing that the brain is the seat of change, some clinical mental health professionals are turning to new tools in neur...

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Georgian Court University Joins #GivingTuesday to Encourage Spending With A Purpose

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (December 1, 2014) – When people part with their hard-earned money, they can do so with an inspired sense of purpose, particularly on Tuesday, Dec. 2, also known nationally as #GivingTuesday. Georgian Court University, which counts more than 17,000 alumni among its most generous supporters, will celebrate #GivingTuesday, a unique effort to harness the collective power of charities, families, businesses and individuals.

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (December 1, 2014) – When people part with their hard-earned money, they can do so with an inspired sense...

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Georgian Court University Research Aims to Improve the Environment

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Dr. Prasad Lakkaraju and four GCU students are researching ways to convert carbon dioxide into non-harmful chemicals and fuels

 

 

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As problems associated with global warming persist, a Georgian Court University professor and chemistry students are cautiously working to find solutions. Their approach? Look for efficient ways to convert carbon dioxide into chemicals and fuels that cause no harm to the environment.

Increased atmospheric carbon dioxide has been a result of the industrial revolution and the consumption of fossil and bio-fuels from human activity has resulted in a surge of carbon dioxide production into the atmosphere, GCU Associate Professor of Chemistry Prasad Lakkaraju, Ph.D., explains.

Now, Dr. Lakkaraju and four GCU students are conducting experiments that will, hopefully, better the environment in coming years.

Dr. Prasad Lakkaraju and four GCU students are researching ways to convert carbon dioxide into non-harmful chemicals and...

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