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Westminster hosts Dr. Rob Wittenmyer for Robert M. Woods Memorial Lecture

Monday, January 30, 2017

Westminster College’s Department of Physics will host Dr. Rob Wittenmyer for a Robert M. Woods Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. on February 15 in Phillips Lecture Hall, Hoyt Science Resources Center. Wittenmyer’s lecture, "The Great Unveiling: A New Golden Age of Exoplanetary Science," is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Brian Carroll (Berry College) Kicks Off CALL Lecture Series at Westminster College

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Division of Communications, Arts, Languages and Literature (CALL) Speaker Series presents the lecture "Sports, Media and the Color Line" given by Dr. Brian Carroll, Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at Berry College. Dr. Carroll will speak February 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge at Westminster College.

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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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Dr. Pam Richardson Publishes Chapter for Association for Women in Mathematics Book Series

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dr. Pamela Richardson, Associate Professor of Mathematics, published a chapter entitled "SMP: Building a Community of Women in Mathematics" in the book Mathematics Education: A Spectrum of Work in Mathematical Sciences Departments. The book featuring Richardson’s work is part of the Association for Women in Mathematics book series with Springer International Publishing. 

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Sean Swarner ’97 to Speak at 30th Annual Christy Memorial Lecture Feb. 12 at Westminster College

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Westminster College will host the 30th Annual Wayne H. Christy Memorial Lecture Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Wallace Memorial Chapel with guest speaker, Sean Swarner '97. The event is free and open to the public.

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Dr. Aleprete Publishes Article on Russian Intervention in the Ukraine Crisis

Friday, January 20, 2017

Dr. Michael Aleprete, associate professor at Westminster College, recently published his article "Minimizing Loss: Explaining Russian Policy Choices during the Ukrainian Crisis" in the Soviet & Post Soviet Review. His article was published as part of a special issue focused on the Ukraine Crisis.

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Cuff to Chair SSHA's Presidential Book Award Selection Committee in Montreal, Quebec Canada

Friday, January 20, 2017

Dr. Timothy Cuff, professor of history and chair of the division of social sciences and humanities, has been chosen by the Social Science History Association's (SSHA) publication committee to chair the SSHA’s Presidential Book Award Selection Committee in 2017.  This is Cuff’s second time to hold this position in the organization. 

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Music Education Major Wins Philip H. Inman Excellence in Choral Conducting Arts Scholarship Award

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rachel Read, a senior music education major, was awarded the “Philip H. Inman Excellence in Choral Conducting Arts Scholarship Award” in December, 2016 at the annual Beaver Valley Choral Society concert at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Beaver Falls, PA.

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Resendes and Westminster Students Publish Cancer Biology Research in Apoptosis

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.

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