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Westminster Biology Department to Honor Professor Emerita

The Westminster College Biology Department will honor Dr. Monika Becker, professor of biology emerita, during a ceremony to dedicate the "Monika Becker Electron Microscopy Suite" Thursday, May 16, at 5 p.m. in Hoyt Science Resources Center.

"The suite houses the department's two electron microscopes: a Zeiss 109 transmission electron microscope, and a JEOL 35-CF scanning electron microscope," said Dr. Ann Throckmorton, associate professor of biology and chair of the department at Westminster College.  "These sophisticated instruments, unique for institutions the size of Westminster College, are used by students and faculty in their courses and research."

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Westminster College Students Offered "Networking 101"

Westminster College students have the chance to participate in "Networking 101," an event focusing on proper networking techniques Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Witherspoon rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster College Confers Degrees to Over 320 Graduates

More than 320 students earned diplomas during the 153rd annual Westminster College commencement ceremonies Saturday.

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Professor Elevated to Russian Imperial Order of St. Anna

Dr. Russell Martin

Dr. Russell Martin, Westminster College associate professor of history, was elevated to the Russian Imperial Order of St. Anna, Third Class (Knight Companion) by Her Imperial Highness, Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna.

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Sociology Professor to Speak at Carlow University

Dr. Phyllis Kitzerow

Dr. Phyllis Kitzerow, Westminster College professor of sociology, will be a speaker at "Addressing Gender Inequities in the Legal Profession" Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. in Kresge Theater at Carlow University in Pittsburgh.

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Westminster College Hosts Campbell Memorial High School Students at Bright Futures Performing Arts Program

Bright Futures 2009 group with artists

Westminster College's Drinko Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning hosts students from Campbell (Ohio) Memorial High School at the Bright Futures Performing Arts Program "Going West with the Best and the Wacky Wild West Medicine Show" June 15-26.

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College to Host Speaker from Rutgers University

Dr. Paul Boxer

Westminster College will host Dr. Paul Boxer, assistant professor of psychology at Rutgers University, who will present "The Impact of Violence across Social Contexts: A Multidimensional Framework" Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Phillips Lecture Hall of the Hoyt Science Resources Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Faculty, Staff, and Student Presented at Media Conference

Rachael Hoffman
Gary Swanson
Dr. Sandra Webster

Dr. Sandra Webster, Westminster College professor of psychology; Gary Swanson, director of Westminster's Audio Visual Services; and Westminster senior psychology major Rachael Hoffman presented at the Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC) annual conference Oct. 6-10 in Buffalo, N.Y.

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Three New Members Elected to Board of Trustees

W. Keith McCauley
Richard L. Nygaard
Mary L. Park

The Westminster College Board of Trustees added seven members in its Class of 2015, including three first-time trustees.

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Earth Week Activities Announced

Westminster College's Earth Week celebration is set to include activities through the end of April.

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