Tuesday, January 22, 2019
NEW WILMINGTON, PA — In celebration of International Girls Day in November, sisters from Westminster College’s Kappa Delta sorority hosted a STEAM event for area Girl Scouts, hoping to broaden the young girls’ experiences and shrink the gender gap in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and math.
Friday, September 28, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Dr. Karen Resendes, associate professor of biology at Westminster College, was recently highlighted in ASBMB Today magazine.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – A Westminster senior and biology professor traveled to Costa Rica over the summer to continue their work on a mosquito-related research study.
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Olivia Sniezek, a 2018 Westminster molecular biology graduate, and Madison Gallucci, a 2018 Westminster biology graduate, were each awarded first place in their respective poster sessions at the 2018 National Biological Honor Society (TriBeta) Undergraduate Symposium held May 30 to June 3 at California State University in Monterey Bay, Calif.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, January 18, 2018
While some of us were bundling up in these frigid temperatures, Dr. Marosh Furimsky and Dr. Joseph Balczon led a group of 30 Westminster students in traveling throughout Ecuador as part of a two-week academic field experience. Westminster's biology program offers both domestic and international travel experiences as part of the curriculum for students. While in Ecuador, the group observed and identified many different species of native and endemic animals and plants including the famous Darwin's finches, giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Four students participating in the environmental science/studies capstone class presented the results of their research to the Lawrence County Conservation District during their monthly board meeting on Dec. 6, 2017, in New Castle, PA.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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