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Student Receives Grant for Undergraduate Research Presentation

The Westminster College Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning awarded an undergraduate research grant to Christopher Stone, a senior individual interdisciplinary and philosophy major, to present his research at the Midsouth Undergraduate Philosophy conference Feb. 22-23 at the University of Memphis, Tenn.

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Westminster College to Host Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture

Dr. Kim Dunbar

The Westminster College Department of Chemistry will host alumna Dr. Kim Dunbar for the inaugural Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Biology Major Received Drinko Grant to Present Honors Research

Michelle Johnston, a Westminster College senior biology major, received a travel/presentation grant from Westminster's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning to present her honors research at the 30th annual Undergraduate Biology Symposium for Western Pennsylvania April 18 at Waynesburg University.

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Language Professor to Share International Seminar Experience at Faculty Forum

Dr. Ann Murphy

Dr. Ann Murphy, Westminster College associate professor of French and Spanish, will share information about the Center for International Educational Exchange (CIEE) faculty development seminar at Faires Faculty Forum Wednesday, March 31, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Band Director to be Guest Conductor for Honors Band

Dr. R. Tad Greig

Dr. R. Tad Greig, Westminster College associate professor and director of bands, will be the guest conductor for the Beaver County High School Honors Band Nov. 17-18.

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College to Host "Daughters of Cambodia"

Westminster College will host "Daughters of Cambodia" Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge of the McKelvey Campus Center.  The program is free and open to the public.

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Faculty to Host Detective Workshop for Middle School Girls

Dr. Helen Boylan
Dr. Deborah Mitchell
Dr. Betsy Ford

Westminster College faculty Dr. Deborah Mitchell, Dr. Helen Boylan, and Dr. Betsy Ford will conduct Empowering Detective Girls Everywhere (EDGE), a workshop for middle school girls, Friday, April 27, from 4-7 p.m. in the McKelvey Campus Center's Berlin Student Lounge.

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Westminster College Associate Professors Published in Psychology of Women Quarterly

Dr. Sherri Pataki, associate professor of psychology
Dr. Scott Mackenzie, associate professor and director of theatre

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -Westminster College associate professors Dr. Sherri Pataki and Dr. Scott Mackenzie were published in Psychology of Women Quarterly in November.

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Westminster College Economics and Business Department Hosted Internship Strategy Panel and Alumni Networking Event

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - The Westminster College Department of Economics and Business hosted informational panels and networking opportunities on campus in September.

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Westminster Artifacts on Loan to Harsco Science Center

Fourteen Westminster College artifacts are on loan as part of the "Cataclysm Mysteries of the Dead Sea" exhibition at the Harsco Science Center, part of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg through January 2005.

 Many of the items on loan are from the Kim McGill and Anne McGill collections.  A 19th century North African Berber brass gunpowder flask, two wooden Egyptian shepherd's flutes, a Cleopatra coin, and Ptolemy IV coin were among the Ann McGill collection. 

An ancient Babylon brick, a matched pair of matchlock rifles from the Yemeni clan of Bin Laden, Myrrh, Frankincense, and an Egyptian vial, cosmetic applicator, and grinding stone, are from the Kim McGill collection. 

Seleucus II and Aurelian coins from the J.C. Boyd collection, and Igal and Tagiya, articles of Bodouin and Arab headdress, from the Jon McGill collection are also on display.

 This exhibit investigates the natural and cultural mysteries of the lowest point on dry land.  For more information, visit the website

 For more information about Westminster College's artifacts, contact Dr. Samuel A. Farmerie, curator of cultural artifacts, at (724) 946-7053 or e-mail

19th Century North African Berber Brass Gunpowder Flask

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