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SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOW: EMILY CORNMAN ’21

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 faculty member elected to national council on student research

Friday, July 17, 2020

A Westminster College faculty member has been elected to a three-year term as a council representative on the Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) Executive Board, a dedicated group of professionals with expertise in higher education and undergraduate research who are charged with leading the organization and shaping its strategic priorities.

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Westminster’s Drinko Center selects 2020 Summer Research Fellows

Friday, May 8, 2020

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2020 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Resendes honored with 2020 Henderson Lectureship Award

Friday, March 27, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Dr. Karen Resendes, Westminster College associate professor of biology, has earned the 2020 Henderson Lectureship Award.

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Listen to Titan Radio podcast about understanding the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020

Tune in to the latest episode of Titan Radio's podcast on Soundcloud. In this episode, Titan Radio's Dr. B sits down with Dr. Diana Ortiz, associate professor of biology at Westminster, to talk about understanding the COVID-19 pandemic. Her expertise in epidemiology and infectious diseases helps us know how viruses thrive and adapt.

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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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