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Westminster Rises Among Leading Institutions in Transforming Student Learning Experiences

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Westminster College was selected as one of only 12 institutions in the country to be part of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Transformations Project. The CUR Transformations Project is a four-year project designed to create cohesive, research-based undergraduate curricula in biology, chemistry, physics and psychology programs. Supported with funding from the National Science Foundation, Westminster is now among leading institutions pursuing school and college-wide transformations in student learning through undergraduate research.

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Dr. Sherri Pataki Speaks at International Women's Day Conference in Haifa, Israel.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Dr. Sherri Pataki, associate professor of psychology at Westminster College, was invited to speak at the International Women's Day conference entitled “Education for Gender Equality in the Arab Sector as Leverage for Social Change” at the Arab Academic College in Haifa, Israel on March 13. During her visit, Pataki taught several classes of students working towards their master’s degree in education and met with students to discuss ongoing collaborative research projects between the Arab Academic College and Westminster.

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Division of Cognitive and Quantitative Sciences Holds Annual Spring Recognition Banquet

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 RoomsDr. 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.

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Westminster Students and Faculty Present at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research

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.

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WC Students, Alumni and Professor Travel to the Dominican Republic for Research and Mission Work

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Several Westminster students, alumni and Dr. Joel Postema, associate professor of Spanish, recently traveled to Sabaneta de Yásica, Dominican Republic to volunteer during a mission partnership between Presbyterian congregations in Pennsylvania and Ohio and the Iglesia Evangélica Dominicana in Sabaneta de Yásica, Dominican Republic.

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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 Presents Upcoming Bleasby Colloquium

Monday, November 14, 2016

Dr. Kristianne Kalata, associate professor of English, will speak at the Bleasby Colloquium on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater. The event is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College to Host Psychology Program Colloquium

Monday, October 3, 2016

The Westminster College Department of Psychology will host Dr. Celia Brownell for a presentation on prosocial behavior at 11:40 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 in Mueller Theater located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Westminster College Welcomes Six New Faculty Members to Campus

Monday, July 25, 2016

As Westminster College plans for the start of a new school year, six new faculty members prepare for their orientation into full-time faculty positions.

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Psychology Students Recognized for Excellent Work

Friday, June 17, 2016

At the end of the the spring semester, Westminster College psychology students were recognized for their excellent work.

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