CANTON, NY – Alissa McCaffrey, of Phoenix, is one of 39 St. Lawrence University students awarded a University Fellowship for 2012.
University Fellows conduct independent academic research in partnership with faculty members.
A member of the Class of 2013, McCaffrey is majoring in biology and history. Her research topic is “Effects of the Environmental Estrogen Disrupting Compound Bisphenol-A (BPA) on the Tadpole Immune System.”
Located in Canton, N.Y., St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,300 students, founded in 1856.
The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.