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SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOW: Hannah Piccirilli ’24

Thursday, August 3, 2023

Meet Hannah Piccirilli ’24, one of 10 students selected for a 2023 Summer Research Fellowship. Hannah, a senior double majoring in neuroscience and international relations, is from Erie, Pa. She and her faculty mentor, Dr. Eric Fields, assistant professor of psychology, spent their summer months working on the project “EEG Correlates of Memory Encoding and Consolidation from Emotional Stimuli.”  She is a member of the All-College Honors Program and its corresponding honorary, Omicron Kappa Sigma. Consistently named to dean’s list, Hannah served as president of the sophomore honorary Lambda Sigma and is a member of the senior honorary Pi Sigma Pi. Hannah belongs to the Psychology-Neuroscience Honors Society Psi Chi and the Spanish Honors Society Sigma Delta Pi. She serves as a peer tutor for Spanish, psychology, neuroscience and speech. She currently serves as president of the Sexuality and Gender Alliance and was instrumental in organizing the campus’ One Love 5K event to raise awareness for victims of relationship violence.

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Westminster students attend Association for Women in Psychology conference

Friday, May 5, 2023

Three Westminster College students recently attended the 48th annual Association for Women in Psychology conference in Atlanta, Ga.

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English majors present senior capstone projects

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Westminster College's senior English majors presented their capstone presentations at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in the Cultural Center located in McKelvey Campus Center on the College’s campus. 

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Eight Westminster students selected as URAC podium presenters

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Eight students have been selected to present their research at podium presentations during this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 19 at Westminster College. 

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Westminster College Spring Honors Convocation is April 19

Monday, April 17, 2023

Westminster College will present its spring Honors Convocation recognizing the academic achievements of Westminster students at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 19, in Orr Auditorium on the College’s campus.

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Senior honors students defend capstone research projects

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Several Westminster College honors students will publicly defend their capstone research projects this spring, marking the end of nearly two years of high-level academic exploration. 

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Biology major’s research on parabens presented at national conference

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

A Westminster College biology major was able to present her undergraduate research project at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) annual conference in Austin, Texas, in January. 

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Biology major presents research at SICB with help from Drinko Center

Monday, March 13, 2023

A Westminster College senior biology major was able to share her undergraduate research project at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) annual conference in Austin, Texas, in January. 

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Westminster honors student presents at national conference

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

A Westminster College honors student presented research at the National Collegiate Honors Conference (NCHC) located in Dallas during the first week of November 2022.

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Chapman appointed director of All-College Honors Program

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Westminster College has appointed Dr. Jamie Chapman as director of the All-College Honors Program.

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