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Select students chosen for in-person URAC presentations

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Eight Westminster College students have been selected to offer in-person podium presentations during this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21.

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Westminster STEM students, faculty participate in virtual Pittcon

Friday, April 9, 2021

Several students and faculty members attended the virtual Pittcon 2021, a leading analytical chemistry conference and exposition, from March 8-12.

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Senior honors defenses mark end of intensive research projects

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

This spring, several Westminster College senior honors scholars will publicly defend their capstone research—a culmination of nearly two years’ worth of high-level academic exploration.

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Drinko Center grant helps student conduct senior honors project

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

A recent grant from Westminster’s Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research gave senior biochemistry major Morgan Shine the tools necessary to streamline the work on her data-heavy seniors honors research project.

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Westminster student earns scholarship from broadcasting association

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Westminster College student Constantine Kallaur has been named the winner of a Broadcast Education Association (BEA) Founders Scholarship.

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Westminster interns, alumni visit Quakertown remains

Friday, August 28, 2020

A group of Westminster College students interning with Pleasant Hill Historians and volunteers from the Lawrence County Historical Society visited the remains of a Quaker settlement in Edinburg, Pa., over the summer months.

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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Meet Emily Cornman, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. Emily, a senior biology and sociology major from Templeton, Pennsylvania, is passionate about clean water education and helping people live healthier lives. The summer fellowship has enabled Emily to gather data for her project, “Evaluating Wine to Water: Ceramic Silver-impregnated Pot and Candle Filters as a Sustainable Solution for the Global Water Crisis,” which examines three different types of household water filtration systems used in developing countries. Emily was mentored by Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology.

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Westminster All-College Honors Program takes students to Greece

Friday, August 16, 2019

For many Westminster students, the month of May brings travel. Be it a brief commute or a long road trip, students journey home to reunite with family and friends, often spending the end of the month celebrating the onset of summer at assorted Memorial Day picnics. For 24 Westminster College students and two professors in the All-College Honors Program, this past May brought a much grander adventure: a two-week travel course to Greece, where students experienced firsthand many of the cultural sites they had read about in their first year of honors classes.

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Sarah Harris Earns Honorable Mention in Barry Goldwater Scholarship Competition

Monday, April 16, 2018

Junior biochemistry major and Honors Program scholar Sarah Harris earned Honorable Mention of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship for her research with Dr. Patrick Lackey on the molecular-level processes that occur during cell division. She was nominated for the award last month based on her academic excellence and promising undergraduate research.

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