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Student Receives Grant for Undergraduate Research

The Westminster College Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning awarded an undergraduate research grant to Leanna Stitt, a Westminster senior English and sociology major, to continue research on 'Like Children Playing House': Images of the 1950s as Observed through Interviews and Fiction Literature."

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Business Majors Place in International Competition

Bethany Marchetti, Westminster College senior business administration major, and Matthew Saines, senior business administration and accounting major, tied for 55th place in the Best Overall Score in The Business Strategy Game for the week ending Sept. 28.

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Theatre Westminster to Present "Pride and Prejudice"

Theatre Westminster will present Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice April 30-May 3 in Beeghly Theater. This will be the final production of the academic year.

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Notes from the Field Station: Bluebirds

Male bluebird perched in a Virginia pine at the Field Station Feb. 24
Ben Armstead and his dad, Dr. Douglas Armstead, install one of 10 bluebird nest boxes at the Field Station.
The Bear Tree Connections Club watches a video about bluebirds in the Nature Center.

Eastern bluebirds, named Sialia sialis by biologists, have arrived for the season. In the weekend of the international Great Backyard Bird Count, February 12-15, two were spotted in our immediate locale and electronically reported to Cornell University.

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Senior to Present Vocal Recital Nov. 7

Alison Paden

Alison Paden, a Westminster College senior music education major, will present her capstone voice recital Sunday, Nov. 7, at 3 p.m. in Wallace Memorial Chapel. The program is free and open to the public.

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Notes from the Field Station: Our History: Field Station's Past, Present, and Future

The barn, a future Nature Center building, in 1994
Back side of the future Nature Center building in 1995
Nature Center during renovation in 2001

Thirty-one years ago the Field Station was born, brought into existence by Westminster College's Board of Trustees.  What actually happened is that in 1980 the Trustees approved a plan by the Department of Biology to gain custodianship for a 10-year period of the 50-acre "Offutt farm" that the College bought in 1964 but had not used in any significant way.

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Psychology Professor Presented at Annual Meeting

Dr. Sandra Webster

Dr. Sandra Webster, Westminster College professor of psychology, and Jerome Flint, senior training associate for JKM Crisis Management, presented research at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association March 1-3 in Pittsburgh.

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Westminster College to Present Annual Christmas Vespers Dec. 2

View the entire Christmas Vespers service.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will continue a long-standing tradition with the presentation of "And They Called Him Emmanuel" at Christmas Vespers Sunday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. in Orr Auditorium.  The public is invited to attend.

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Westminster College to Host Public Meeting on Local Water Quality Monitoring Program

Umstead (L and Front) and Jubic (R) work in the chemistry lab.

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Westminster College will host a public meeting about the Lawrence and Mercer Alliance for Aquatic Resources Monitoring (ALLARM) program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Thompson Clark, room 205. The event is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College to Host The Ancients Gallery Exhibition

La Pachamama Santa Maria by Inga Hamilton

The Westminster College department of Communication Studies, Theatre and Art announce their upcoming gallery exhibition, January 14 through March 20 in the Foster Art Gallery in Patterson Hall. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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