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Westminster College Student Wins Voice Award

Sara Kimbell, a sophomore music performance major from Gibsonia, recently placed third in the sophomore girl's division of a voice competition sponsored by the National Association of Teachers of Singing in Pittsburgh.

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Westminster College Political Science Professor Attends Conference

Dr. Andrea Grove , assistant professor of political science at Westminster College, recently attended the International Society of Political Psychology Conference (ISPP) in Seattle, Wash.

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Westminster Students Present Research at Symposium

Four Westminster College environmental science majors recently presented their water research at the annual Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition Symposium held at Grove City College.

Todd Fleckenstein, John Greene, Kevin Hasbrouck, and Gwen Kennedy presented "Phytoremediation: Can Duckweed and Parrot's Feather Effectively Reduce Concentrations of Aluminum and Manganese from Acid Mine Drainage to EPA Standards for Surface Water."

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A stone is a stone . . . not quite

"A rose is a rose is a rose" is probably Gertrude Stein's most famous quote. This first appeared in 1913 in the poem "Sacred Emily" and may be interpreted as "things are as they are." Or, that silly little saw might simply convey a message that using the name of a "thing" in an unusual way builds images and emotions in us of which we were unaware. Of course, we know that outside and deep inside each rose there is a special uniqueness. We just have to look for it!

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Westminster College Announces Spring Dean's List

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More than 385 Westminster College students earned Dean's List recognition for the 2007 spring semester semester.

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Lecturer to Speak about "Finding Eudora"

Delores Natale

Delores Natale, Westminster College lecturer of public relations, will present "Finding Eudora" at Faires Faculty Forum on Wednesday, March 5, at 11:40 a.m. in the Sebastian Mueller Theater in the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster Cable Network Changes to Armstrong Cable Channel 72

The Westminster Cable Network (WCN), Westminster College's campus television station, will no longer be found on cable channel 9 in the New Wilmington Borough. WCN is now Armstrong Cable channel 72, a move that is part of the purchase agreement between Armstrong and the Borough.

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Westminster College Selected Among "The Best 371 Colleges" in Nation by The Princeton Review

Westminster College offers students an outstanding undergraduate education and is included as one of "The Best 371 Colleges" in the nation, according to The Princeton Review, the New York-based education services company.

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Art Professor to Have Works Displayed in Two Exhibits

Krista Birnbaum

Photo-collage/digital inkjet prints created by Krista Birnbaum, Westminster College assistant professor of art, will be displayed in two exhibits this month.

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Notes from the Field Station: Let the Sun Shine!

Workshop participants install solar panels
Environmental science majors lift solar panels to the shed roof
Eleven solar panels on the shed roof
Electrician John Edmiston supervises installation of inverter

Eleven solar photovoltaic panels now adorn one-fourth of the south-facing roof of the shed at the Westminster College Field Station. On a bright, sunny day they generate enough electricity to support the lights, refrigerators and computers in the Nature Center. Should the day be extra bright and we add more panels, the electric meter will reverse. We are on the grid!

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