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Westminster chemistry professor honored with distinguished service award

Thursday, May 30, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.— Dr. Peter Smith, professor of chemistry and chair of the chemistry and biochemistry department at Westminster College, was recently presented with the Louis J. Sacco Award for Distinguished Service to the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Professional Relations.

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Biochemistry major receives multiple awards

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Sarah Harris, a senior biochemistry major, recently received two awards in local and national poster contests for research related to her recently completely honor’s thesis, “Investigation of binding patters and function of a uridylated histone mRNA degradation intermediate”

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2019 Summer Research Fellows announced by Drinko Center

Friday, April 26, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Seven student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2019 Summer Research Fellows by the Westminster College Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Students present research posters at Pittcon

Thursday, April 11, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Three Westminster College chemistry/biochemistry students and five environmental science students attended Pittcon 2019, a leading annual conference and expo on laboratory science, held March 17-21 in Philadelphia.

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Student ASBMB chapter earns outreach grant

Thursday, April 4, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recently awarded a $500 grant to Westminster College’s student ASBMB chapter to provide hands-on science learning experiences to area aspiring STEM students.

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Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Summer Research Fellows

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research at Westminster College is pleased to announce the second cohort of Summer Research Fellows. Student and faculty pairs from all academic disciplines were encouraged to apply for one of the highly competitive research fellowships, and only six were accepted for summer 2018.

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Cluster Students to Present Solar Feasibility Study Results at Open House

Monday, April 30, 2018

The first cohort of students in the Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) will present the results of a solar energy feasibility study on Monday, May 7, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at the New Wilmington Borough Building (134 High Street), immediately prior to the monthly Borough Council Meeting. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.

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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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Six Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Seniors Present at Pittcon 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

Six seniors from the Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Departments participated in the 2018 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) in Orlando, Florida. The students presented posters on their research and served as conference aids for the duration of the conference.

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