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Westminster College Welcomes State-of-the-Art Science Equipment to Campus

Thursday, April 28, 2016

This semester, Westminster College welcomed a micro-volume spectrophotometer to campus through a grant, enhancing biological and chemical teaching and research for over 250 students.

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Join Us: Research Celebration, April 20

Friday, April 15, 2016

Westminster College will host the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) featuring presentations and performances from more than 300 students from each department, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout campus.

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Westminster Students, Employees, Alumni, and Retirees Represented in the Dominican

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

This spring, Westminster College was represented in the Dominican Republic by a body of alumni, students, faculty, administration, and retired employees, who served, witnessed, and grew together.

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Westminster College to Host First Annual STEM Academy Camp, Learning How to Survive on Planet Mars

Friday, March 4, 2016

Registration is now open for Westminster College’s first annual STEM Academy, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day from June 27 – 30. This year, the camp is open to the first 30 students entering grades nine and ten. Registrations following will be added to the waitlist.  

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Have You Heard about ResPAC at Westminster?

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Westminster College’s ResPAC (Research Professions Advisory Committee), developed in 2009, is the only known program of its kind in the nation providing students in chemistry, biology, physics, math, computer science, and psychology, with resources to help those who are interested in pursuing Ph.D.s and/or careers in scientific research.

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Westminster College Provides High School Students with Comprehensive Look into Studying STEM, January 22

Monday, December 14, 2015

“The best way to demonstrate the level of enthusiasm and rigor Westminster College offers in STEM is for students to experience it for themselves,” said Dr. Terri Lenox, division chair and professor of computer science. 

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Westminster Welcomes High School Students Interested in STEM, Oct. 12

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Westminster College invites high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to attend STEM Visit DayOct. 12 at the McKelvey Campus Center. Registration is required.

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Chemistry Department Hosted Students’ Most Impactful Science Teachers

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Last weekend, Westminster College chemistry and biochemistry students recognized the positive impact of their high school science teachers by inviting them to campus for an awards dinner. 

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Biology Professor Publishes Solo Article and One with Recent Alumna

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Dr. Karen Resendes, Westminster College assistant professor of biology, recently published two articles on HeLa cell research, one of which was in collaboration with Gretchen Diffendall ’14.

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