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Science Department

Scientific discovery and technology continue to advance at an astonishing rate, and science will always challenge and amaze.

Cabrini’s science department provides flexibility in selecting courses to meet your career goals and boasts a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

In addition to dedicated full-time faculty, we have experts teaching specialized courses within the department.

The Science Department offers a variety of programs to match student interests.

Our commitment to providing access to ultra-modern labs, equipment, and classrooms is confirmed by the The Antoinette Iadarola Center for Science, Education, and Technology.

Recent Faculty Publication ...

UNLEADED: How Changing our Gasoline Changed Everything

“Our nation’s decision, first to burn leaded gasoline for half a century, and then to switch to unleaded gas, influenced the neurological development of American children for over half a century. Exposure to lead meant that kids born in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s were at higher risk for cognitive and behavioral problems than their parents were, and committed significantly more violent crimes as teenagers and young adults. Kids born since 1980 have been exposed to less lead, on average, than previous generations were, reducing their risk of developing these cognitive and behavioral issues, and contributing to significantly lower rates of violent crime.

I wrote this book because I think that those three sentences represent, in a nutshell, an important story that ought to be more well known.”  Unleaded,   page 110

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Dr. Carrie Nielsen

Cabrini Students Gain Research Experience in PCOM Partnership

Read about the program’s most recent participants.

2023 Beta-Beta-Beta and Gamma-Sigma-Epsilon and Awards Recording

Science Honors Societies' Awards Ceremony.YouTube

2022 Beta-Beta-Beta and Gamma-Sigma-Epsilon and Awards Recording

Science Honors Societies' Awards Ceremony.mp4

2022 Chemistry Students, Faculty and Staff go on a field trip to ExxonMobil facility in Annandale, NJ

Many thanks to our tour guide, Alexandra R. Petlick - Advanced Chemist.

L-R: BradleyBeamer ('24), John Crawford ('23), Tara Frinio ('22), Saleem Brown ('04, '12G),
       Dan Dye - Lab Manager,
Dr. Alex Davis - Assistant Professor, and Matthew McDonald ('23)