Science

The science department at Ursuline Academy emphasizes the interrelationships between science, technology, and our society. Students are prepared to make evidence-based decisions that reflect an understanding of the scientific method. Students will also develop and apply skills for the study of science, including: laboratory methods, scientific inquiry, problem-solving techniques, and logical and mathematical reasoning.

In addition to Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, Ursuline offers the following Science courses:

    • Environmental Science
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology
    • Forensic Science
    • AP Biology
    • AP Chemistry
    • AP Physics
    • Introduction to Engineering

Science Faculty

Ms. Susan (Keller) Barhorst

Class of 1991
Science Faculty Member, PALS Moderator
B.S., Xavier University
M.Ed., Xavier University
Post-graduate work at Ashland University, Miami University, University of Dayton & Xavier University

Ms. Becky Johnson

Science Faculty Member, Young Democrats Moderator
B.A., Oberlin College
M.Div., Starr King School for the Ministry
Post-graduate work, Xavier University

Ms. Meghan Kemphaus

Science Faculty Member
B.S., Hanover University
M.Ed., Wright State University

Ms. Alecia (Kellett) Lewkowich

Class of 1997
Science Faculty Member, Fall Musical Co-Moderator
B.S., University of Dayton
B.A., University of Dayton
M.Ed., University of Cincinnati
M.A., Roosevelt University

Ms. Hayden (Emery) Mericle

Class of 1998
Science Faculty Member, Earth Action Team Co-Moderator
B.A., Miami University
M.S., The Ohio State University

Mr. Dan Nieman

Science Faculty Member, Academic Team Moderator, Fall Musical Co-Moderator, Spring Play Moderator
B.S., University of Cincinnati
M.A.T., Miami University

Ms. Monika Nunez

Science Faculty Member, Department Coordinator, Science Club Co-Moderator
B.S., Xavier University
M.Ed., Xavier University

Ms. Diane (Neyer) Rose

Class of 1974
Science Faculty Member, Science Club Co-Moderator
B.S., Miami University
M.A., Xavier University
Post graduate work at Miami University, Xavier University, and University of Cincinnati

Ms. Julie Urso

Science Faculty Member
B.S., University of Dayton
M.A., Miami University