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Taylor Gatesman ’20: Travel grant allows student to present on cell biology at national meeting

Monday, January 27, 2020

A Drinko Center Travel Grant enabled senior biology major Taylor Gatesman to travel to Washington, D.C., to present her research at the American Society of Cell Biology meeting in December 2019.

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Westminster’s Titan Talks continue in February with cancer research, television drama

Thursday, January 23, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College’s Dr. Karen Resendes, associate professor of biology, and Dr. James Rhoads, professor of political science, will continue the 2020 Titan Talks series with “Breaking Bad & the Science of Cancer” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in Berlin Lounge located in Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.

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Nina Silver ’21: Research grant allows for study of pancreatic cancer cells

Friday, January 17, 2020

With the help of a Drinko Center Research Grant, junior biology major Nina Silver has been able to delve into molecular biology and conduct research on the effects of specific chemotherapy on pancreatic cancer cells.

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Westminster College to host Discovery Day for high schoolers on Feb. 17

Monday, January 6, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Whether you’re a high school student who has decided upon a college major or you’re still exploring your options, the Westminster College Office of Admissions will offer a special Westminster Discovery Day on Monday, Feb. 17.

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Westminster student, professor present at national cell biology meeting

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College student Taylor Gatesman and Dr. Karen Resendes, associate professor of biology, presented their work at the national American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) meeting held Dec. 7-10 in Washington, D.C.

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Professor serves as keynote speaker at research conference

Monday, December 9, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Dr. Karen Resendes, associate professor of biology at Westminster College, served as keynote speaker at Kent State University at Salem’s 2019 Undergraduate Research Conference (URC) on Friday, Dec. 6.

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Faculty members present how to prepare business, STEM students for workforce

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Dr. Helen Boylan, director of Westminster's Center for the Environment and professor of chemistry; Dr. Alison DuBois, director of the Graduate School and associate professor of education; and Brian Petrus, assistant professor of business administration, recently presented at the Academy of Business Education's 20th annual conference on Sept. 19, in Savannah, Ga.

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Erin Hassett '17 studying tick-borne diseases

Monday, September 23, 2019

After conducting aquatics research in fisheries and briefly considering medical school, Westminster College alumna Erin Hassett ’17 has decided that the bug life is for her.

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Westminster breaks ground for Hoyt Science Center $11.2 million expansion

Friday, September 20, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College broke ground today for the $11.2 million expansion to the Hoyt Science Center expected to be complete in spring 2021.

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