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Neuroscience Professor Deanne Buffalari and Alumnus Anthony Sloan '15 Publish Research

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Dr. Deanne Buffalari, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, and Anthony Sloan ‘15 were recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. Their research paper, "Effects of concomitant methylphenidate and ethanol administration on working and reference memory in rats," details how drugs can interact to affect memory.

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Westminster College Psychology and Neuroscience Capstone Presentations

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Nineteen psychology and neuroscience majors, including three honors students, will present their senior capstone projects from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 in Hoyt Science Resource Center rooms 150, 152 and 166.

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Westminster College Neuroscience Major Wins National Travel Award

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Ashlyn Brown, a Westminster College senior neuroscience major, won a national travel award for her research and outreach efforts in teaching preschool children about the brain.

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Westminster College to Host Nationally Recognized Urban Educator at IQ-STEM Week, June 20 - 24

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.

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Neuroscience Major and Honors Program Member Receives Honorable Mention

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Recent graduate, Brenna Guard, neuroscience major and member of the honors program, received honorable mention for her poster presentation, "The Role of Acetylcholine in Expression in a Rat Model of Addiction” at a regional neuroscience symposium.

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Dr. Deanne Buffalari Publishes Paper in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology and chair of the neuroscience program at Westminster College, has recently had work published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research as part of a collaboration with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh.

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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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Dr. Deanne Buffalari to Present at SRU Neuroscience Speaker Series

Monday, February 8, 2016

At 4 p.m., Monday, February 8, Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology, will give the opening lecture for the Neuroscience Speaker Series at Slippery Rock University.

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