Mount Union ESIT Seminars Dive Into Scientific Topics

October 11, 2016

ALLIANCE, Ohio – The University of Mount Union’s Engaging Science, Innovation and Technology (ESIT) seminars will take place Wednesday, October 12, Wednesday, November 9 and Wednesday, November 16 from 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. in Bracy Hall on Mount Union’s campus.

On October 12, Kelsey Scanlon, instructor of exercise science in the Department of Human Performance and Sport Business, will speak about, “Estrogen’s Influence on Female Lower Body Output?”

Dr. Shehla Arif, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, will discuss, “Harvesting Energy: Perspectives in Time and Space” on November 9. Jessica Beitler, assistant professor of nursing and Allison Twining ’17 of Perrysburg, Ohio will present “STI’s: Relevant Information for You and Your Grandma!” on November 16.

The purpose of this seminar series is to engage the campus and community to develop an environment of mutual learning between the natural science departments for the benefit of our students in preparation for their future careers.  These seminars are designed to be given by a faculty member and a student on a modern, interesting topic in science that will showcase the science, innovation and technology of the topic.

Each seminar will take place in Room L04 of Bracy Hall. For more information email

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