The Westminster College Science in Motion Program offers five workshops for area teachers this summer. All workshops are held in the Hoyt Science Resources Center from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., and offer six Act 48 hours for each day of workshop attendance.
The workshop for elementary teachers is scheduled June 9-11. This workshop will begin with a full day of "Light, Color and Spectro-scopy for Kids" offered by Dr. Herb Retofsky from the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. Other topics included in this workshop include, rockets, simple machines, the solar system, and metric measurement. Teachers will also have the opportunity to participate in a stream study with the staff of Jennings Environmental Education Center.
Dr. Bryan Rennie, Westminster College associate professor of religion, received the Mircea Eliade Centennial Jubilee Medal from Romanian President Traian Basescu while attending the sixth annual international European Congress of the History of Religions.
Westminster College students in Systems Analysis and Design and Software Engineering classes recently designed a new Website for the Lawrence County Community Action Partnership (LCCAP) as part of a service-learning project.
Two Westminster College senior mathematics majors made presentations at the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics held Feb. 8-10 at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.
Eight teams from four area high schools competed in this year's High School Programming Contest Oct. 14. The event was hosted by the Westminster College Mathematics and Computer Science Department in conjunction with the Admissions Office.
Westminster College participated in Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child program through Westminster's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
Westminster College will present "Voices from Within: A Celebration of New Music" concert Wednesday, March 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Orr Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.
Westminster College's Office of Diversity Services and the Western Pennsylvania Diversity Directors Consortium (WPDDC) will host "More than Skin Deep: Leadership Identity for the Future" conference Saturday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the McKelvey Campus Center.
Dr. Sherri Pataki, Westminster College assistant professor of psychology, and three Westminster senior psychology majors conducted research at Western Galilee College in Akko, Israel over the summer.
Dr. Leslie Kealhofer, Westminster College visiting assistant professor of French, is the author of "The Voices of North African Women in France in Short Films: The Role of Objects" that was published in the French journal Migrance.
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