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Westminster chemistry professors attend annual ACS conference: “Sustainability in a Changing World”

Monday, September 19, 2022

Two Westminster College chemistry professors were recently invited to attend the American Chemical Society (ACS) national meeting themed “Sustainability in a Changing World” on Aug. 21-25 in Chicago.

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Tim ’68 and Anne Filer ‘67 Schenz and their chemistry success in the food industry

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

A romance that spurred in a Westminster College Analytical Chemistry course in September of 1964 wasn’t the only thing fizzing and flavorsome between Tim ’68 and Anne Filer ‘67 Schenz. After college, Tim would become part of the PopRocks team, developing an instrument to measure their “fizz,” and Anne would later help develop scrumptious flavors for Ensure. Learn more about their life in the brief question and answer session!

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Student work from environmental studio cluster featured at Jennings Environmental Education Center

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Multiflora rose tends to be a climbing shrub many homeowners try to eliminate from their gardens, but students at Westminster College found a different use for the invasive plant as part of their Environmental Studio cluster course this spring.

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Summer 2022 Summer Research Fellows announced

Friday, May 27, 2022

The Westminster College Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research has awarded eight fellowships for the sixth annual Summer Research Fellows program.

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Four Westminster students present at Sigma Xi research conference

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Four Westminster students from the Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry attended the Sigma Xi Conference on Undergraduate Research and Creative Accomplishments at Penn State Behrend on Saturday, April 23.

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Students tapped for national undergraduate research conference

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Eight Westminster College undergraduate students have been selected to present research at the virtual 2022 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) from April 4-8.

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Westminster faculty members granted promotions, tenure

Friday, March 4, 2022

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

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Westminster chemistry professor to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’ on Thursday

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

After a few failed attempts, close calls and life interruptions, Westminster College Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Patrick Lackey has finally made it to the “Jeopardy!” podium.

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Professor presents lessons learned from pandemic at international conference

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Dr. Helen Boylan, professor of chemistry and director of Westminster College's Center for the Environment, presented a poster entitled “Lessons from an uncertain world for analytical coursework and labs” at SciX 2021 held Sept. 26-Oct. 1, 2021, in Providence, R.I.

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