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A Westminster Welcome: Meet Dr. David Brauer

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

We have few new faculty members joining us this year, and it's only right to give them a Westminster Welcome! Over the following weeks, a new faculty member will be spotlighted. First up is, Dr. David Brauer, Visiting Assistant Professor in Financial Economics.

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Tiny House Update: By Lexie Yoho '18

Monday, September 4, 2017

By Lexie Yoho '18

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Westminster Students to Receive "Award of Excellence" for Entry in BEA Creative Competition

Friday, September 1, 2017

A group of Westminster students entered the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) On-Location Creative Competition, and were awarded an "Award of Excellence" for their entry “Explore, Experience and Experiment at Westminster’s Outdoor Labs.” Laura Page, Terrell Cleckley, Jackie Schultz, Justin Shaw, and David Austin will be recognized for their work at the BEA On-Location 2017 Super-Regional Conference at Point Park University in September.

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College Factual Rankings Boast Westminster College as the “Best College for the Money” in PA

Thursday, August 31, 2017

USA Today reports that Westminster College ranked #1 in the Middle Atlantic and Pennsylvania offering the “Best Colleges for the Money,” according to College Factual.

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Join us for Westminster Day at Irons Mill Farm!

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Meet us around the fire during Westminster Day at Irons Mill Farmstead on September 24! Come enjoy a casual night mingling with Westminster College families and friends over light snacks and enjoying the thrills or Irons Mill— hayrides, slides, a 10-acre corn maze, and 30+ family-fun attractions for kids ages 2 to 92.

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Junior Public Relations Major Earns Grant to Attend PRSSA Leadership Rally

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Junior public relations major, Vanessa Restifo, received a research grant from Westminster College’s Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to attend the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Leadership Rally over the summer. The rally was held in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Students Return from Summer Research in Italy

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Westminster students Tyler Heintz ’18 and Ava Hoag '18 recently returned from a summer research program in Italy. For 10 weeks, they studied and researched gravitational microlensing at the University of Salerno, near Italy’s famed Amalfi coast. Microlensing, a prediction of Einstein’s theory of relativity, is the deflection of light by the gravity of a star or planet, and is currently being used to discover small Earth-like exoplanets.

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Robert Twomey’s Digital Media Installation at Westminster College’s Foster Art Gallery

Monday, August 28, 2017

Westminster College’s Foster Art Gallery will host A Machine For Living In, a digital media art installation by Robert Twomey. The exhibition will run Aug 28 – Oct 13. There will be a gallery reception on Tuesday, Sept 12 from 4:30-6 p.m., with an artist talk at 5:15 p.m. The Foster Art Gallery is located in Patterson Hall on Westminster College’s campus. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

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The Four Phantoms Bring Broadway Magic to Westminster College, Sept 30

Monday, August 28, 2017

The Four Phantoms in Concert will open the Westminster College Celebrity Series 50th anniversary season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 30, in Orr Auditorium. The performance is sponsored by First National Bank.

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Westminster Astronomers Observe Total Solar Eclipse

Monday, August 28, 2017

The total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 was the first to cross America in 99 years, and Westminster’s astronomers were not going to miss it. Dr. Thomas Oberst and Dr. Robert Knop, Associate Professors of Physics, traveled to Hopkinsville and Princeton, Ky., respectively, to stand briefly in the 70-mile-diameter umbral shadow of the Moon as it swept by at 1500 miles per hour. For two minutes and 40 seconds, they witnessed one of the rarest of spectacles: the brilliant “diamond ring” of the sun’s last rays peeking through a lunar valley, followed by the ghostly ring of the corona.

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