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Two Westminster biology seniors complete CBD based research and its effects on mealworms

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Two Westminster College biology seniors sifted through the agricultural community to find its biggest store-grained pest was becoming resistant to traditional pesticides. Determined to find a natural solution to this issue, each student took a different approach—studying the rate of development versus mortality rate.

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Biology students, professors present research at national conference

Friday, February 11, 2022

Three undergraduate students and two professors from the biology department at Westminster College presented their research at the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Ariz., from Jan. 3-7.

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Molecular biology senior virtually interns at UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital

Friday, December 10, 2021

A Westminster molecular biology senior participated in an eight-week summer internship project titled “Genetic Determinants of Infertility” at UPMC Magee Women’s Hospital researching infertility loss in couples.

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Dr. Brian Cross '92 offers advice for students going into medicine and beyond

Thursday, October 21, 2021

To this day, Brian Cross '92, Director of Orthopedic Trauma and Associate Residency Program Director at Broward Health in Florida, recalls both small and big life lessons that he learned during his time at Westminster College - both in the classroom and on the field.

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Student-faculty teams selected as 2021 Summer Research Fellows

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2021 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Registration open for Westminster’s summer STEM camp

Friday, May 21, 2021

Westminster College’s Center for the Environment will be offering a middle school STEM day camp this summer for students entering seventh through ninth grades.

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Westminster professor chosen as inaugural author to blog exploring DEI efforts in higher education

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Dr. Diana Ortiz, associate professor of biology at Westminster College, has been selected as one of the first contributors to a National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported blog that explores ways educators can create systemic change that advances diversity.

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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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Westminster’s EPMA program featured in Futurum magazine

Friday, March 26, 2021

Westminster College’s National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project, the Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA), is featured in the latest issue of Futurum, a magazine aimed to inspire young people to follow a career in the sciences, research and technology.

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