Thursday, April 27, 2017
The Division of Cognitive and Quantitative Sciences hosted their annual spring recognition and awards banquet on Tuesday, March 29, at 5:00 PM in the Witherspoon Lakeview and Maple Rooms. Dr. Terri Lenox, division chair, provided opening remarks. Following the dinner, program faculty recognized graduating seniors and program recognition awards, book awards, and scholarships were awarded to the student winners.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Eight Westminster students attended and presented at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at the University of Memphis in Tennessee the weekend of April 6-8th. The students all received funding from the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to attend the conference.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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