Thursday, January 26, 2017
Westminster College is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation and the II-VI Foundation this July to host the Summer Science Splash Camp, a residential camp for middle-school students starting 7th, 8th and 9th grades this fall. Two sessions will be available to choose from, July 9-14 or July 16-21. Registration for both sessions is available now at http://www.westminster.edu/sciencecamp.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Dr. Karen K. Resendes, associate professor of biology and coordinator of the molecular biology program, and a team of eight past and present Westminster College biology and molecular biology majors have published their cancer biology research entitled “5-Flurouracil disrupts nuclear export and nuclear pore permeability in a calcium dependent manner" in the journal Apoptosis: An International Journal on Programmed Cell Death.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Associate professor of biology and co-director of the Westminster College Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research, Dr. Karen K. Resendes, was recently elected Vice Chair/Chair Elect for the Biology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).
Friday, November 18, 2016
Westminster College biology professor Dr. Katherine Robertson’s article, “An Authentic Research Experience on a Budget: Using Data from Simple Experiments to Develop Mini Research Proposals,” will be published in the November issue of the Journal of College Science Teaching.
Monday, October 3, 2016
Westminster biology faculty Dr. Karen Resendes, Dr. Joseph Balczon, Dr. Joshua Corrette-Bennett, Dr. Kerri Cornell Duerr and Dr. Katherine Robertson published “Integrating Research Across Biology to Strengthen Senior Capstone Research” in CURQ, the online version of Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
The National Science Foundation has awarded Westminster College a grant of $648,670 for its project “Rural Discovery Scholars: Providing Targeted Services and Role Models to Increase STEM Preparedness in Rural Students.”
Monday, September 5, 2016
Dr. Amy Camardese, professor and chair of Westminster College’s School of Education, and David McCollough, Westminster junior biology major, attended the National Noyce Summit in Washington, D.C., in July.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Dr. James Perkins, Westminster College professor of English emeritus, is the author of Bird by Bird Watching published in May by Dawn Valley Press.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
As part of the NSF Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Grant, Westminster College will host an IQ-STEM workshop, June 20 – 24, featuring nationally recognized urban educator, Dr. H. Richard Milner IV. The event is open to student fellows and area STEM partner high school teachers.
Monday, May 23, 2016
A Westminster College class of 2016 graduate, Kelly Higby, has been selected to present her undergraduate honors research at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. this July.
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