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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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Faires Faculty Forum features biology professor, microbiology research

Monday, March 22, 2021

Dr. Joseph Balczon, associate professor of biology at Westminster College, will present “Today’s Special at the Microbial Food Court: Algae-Under-Glass” at the Faires Faculty Forum at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, via Zoom.

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Westminster faculty members earn promotions, tenure

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The Westminster College Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions and tenure at its recent February meeting.

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Lab exercise developed by biology professor and alumna published

Monday, January 18, 2021

A teaching lab activity developed by Westminster College Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Diana Ortiz and Tia Kowalo, a 2019 alumna, was recently published in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE), a peer reviewed publication of ecological educational materials by the Ecological Society of America.

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Biology professor to deliver 2020 Henderson Lecture

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Dr. Karen Resendes, Westminster College associate professor of biology, will present the 2020-2021 Henderson Lecture at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Will W. Orr Auditorium.

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Student Spotlight: Franco Rodriguez '21

Monday, August 31, 2020

Franco Rodriguez '21
Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Meet Kara Kutsch, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. During Kara’s fellowship, she examined what impact the removal of European starlings from American kestrel nest boxes would have. The senior biology major and secondary education minor from Home, Pennsylvania, is a member of the Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society and the Lambda Sigma Honor Society. Her project, “Measuring the Effect of European Starling Removal on American Kestrel Nest Box Use,” was mentored by Dr. Kerri Duerr, associate professor of biology.

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