School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Focused on Food for the Greater Good

Focused on Food for the Greater Good

Health and Nutrition Sciences Professor Melissa Fuster wants to help restaurants get healthy.

A Solid Discovery

A Solid Discovery

Professor David Aulicino and two colleagues answer questions about the 12-sided dodecahedron, a shape mathematicians have been studying for two millennia.

Teaching in the Pandemic

Teaching in the Pandemic

With a lot of patience, creativity, and a tenacity matched by that of their students, many professors made it through the spring semester. Over the summer, they upped their game and came back this fall with some new skills.

Innovative Vision

Innovative Vision

Peter Tolias, Ph.D., the New Dean of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, vows to grow opportunities for student success in research in STEM fields in a post-COVID-19 world.

A Song Only a Fish Could Love

A Song Only a Fish Could Love

Biology Professor Paul Forlano’s research on how dopamine affects the hearing of the female plainfin midshipman fish during mating season may have broader applications for other vertebrates that vocalize, including humans.

Psychology Major Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Psychology Major Wins Award at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Samuelle Delcy’s work focuses on developing psychological tests to assess cognitive abilities in people with psychiatric disorders.

Michelle J. Anderson

From the President’s Desk

Dear Alumni and Friends, Brooklyn College, like all higher educational institutions, has faced an unprecedented…
A Tribute Walk to Remember

A Tribute Walk to Remember

A daughter honors her father, a former Brooklyn College chemistry professor.

CIS Professor Receives NSF Career Award to Study Why Dialogue Partners Start to Sound Alike

CIS Professor Receives NSF Career Award to Study Why Dialogue Partners Start to Sound Alike

Rivka Levitan’s research on the phenomenon of entrainment will look at gender and power dynamics of conversational partners and how the findings can be used in fine-tuning technology such as virtual assistants.

The Tiny but Mighty Duckweed May Help Clean Up the Planet

The Tiny but Mighty Duckweed May Help Clean Up the Planet

Associate Professor of Biology Theodore Muth’s research on the small aquatic plant focuses on how its microbiome might help it mediate pollutants in our freshwater sources.

Research and Discovery

Research & Discovery

When an asteroid struck Earth 66 million years ago and wiped out the entire dinosaur…
A Bright Forecast

A Bright Forecast

With help from the Magner Career Center, Hope Osemwenkhae ’18 gained a top internship with an award-winning meteorologist. Now she is in on TV in front of her own weather map.