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Westminster College students present water quality research to watershed group

Thursday, November 29, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College environmental science and chemistry majors studying the effectiveness of a passive treatment system in Butler County have found that the actions are working, according to the students’ presentation at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC) at Jennings Environmental Education Center.

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Westminster College hosts Student Symposium on the Environment

Monday, November 19, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College will host the 11th annual Student Symposium on the Environment from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster student, professor continue mosquito research in Costa Rica

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – A Westminster senior and biology professor traveled to Costa Rica over the summer to continue their work on a mosquito-related research study.

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Sharpsville Area High School Students Visit Westminster for Science Outreach Program

Thursday, May 31, 2018

On May 18, students from Sharpsville Area High School visited Westminster College as part of the American Chemical Society (ACS) ambassadors program— a chemistry and environmental science outreach program. The students got to experience college-level STEM coursework, with field, lab and classroom-based science activities.

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Westminster College Environmental Science Major Awarded Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship

Friday, May 25, 2018

Andrew Kearney, junior environmental science major at Westminster College, received the Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship for excellence in environmental science at the annual Bartramian Audubon Society Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 14, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Jennings Environmental Education Center in Slippery Rock, Pa.

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Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Summer Research Fellows

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research at Westminster College is pleased to announce the second cohort of Summer Research Fellows. Student and faculty pairs from all academic disciplines were encouraged to apply for one of the highly competitive research fellowships, and only six were accepted for summer 2018.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Tia Kowalo '19

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Going Places

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Cluster Students to Present Solar Feasibility Study Results at Open House

Monday, April 30, 2018

The first cohort of students in the Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) will present the results of a solar energy feasibility study on Monday, May 7, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at the New Wilmington Borough Building (134 High Street), immediately prior to the monthly Borough Council Meeting. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

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STEM Majors Participate in Earth Fest Event

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A group of Westminster students participated in the Earth Fest at Penn State Shenango in Downtown Sharon, PA earlier this month. Earth Fest is an annual celebration full of family-oriented activities and entertainment to educate the community on environment issues and sustainability.

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