Thursday, November 29, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College environmental science and chemistry majors studying the effectiveness of a passive treatment system in Butler County have found that the actions are working, according to the students’ presentation at the Nov. 8 meeting of the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC) at Jennings Environmental Education Center.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – The Westminster College Department of Chemistry will host Dr. Matthew Clarke for the 11th annual Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Lakeview Room located in Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.
Monday, September 10, 2018
NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Nathanial Cavlovic, a 2018 Westminster College graduate, received one of 30 College Chemistry Awards from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) at its annual awards banquet.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Nathanial Cavlovic, a 2018 Westminster College graduate, received one of 30 College Chemistry Awards from the Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) at its May 14 awards banquet.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
On May 18, students from Sharpsville Area High School visited Westminster College as part of the American Chemical Society (ACS) ambassadors program— a chemistry and environmental science outreach program. The students got to experience college-level STEM coursework, with field, lab and classroom-based science activities.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018
The first cohort of students in the Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) will present the results of a solar energy feasibility study on Monday, May 7, from 5:30-6:30 p.m., at the New Wilmington Borough Building (134 High Street), immediately prior to the monthly Borough Council Meeting. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
A group of Westminster students participated in the Earth Fest at Penn State Shenango in Downtown Sharon, PA earlier this month. Earth Fest is an annual celebration full of family-oriented activities and entertainment to educate the community on environment issues and sustainability.
Monday, April 2, 2018
On Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. in Patterson Hall (room 207), Westminster College will host a safe drinking water workshop. Water resource educator with Penn State Extension Susan Boser will be on campus to discuss private water systems including tips for well maintenance and preventing contamination, common water problems in Pennsylvania and treatment options. Participants are able to bring a water sample for some basic on-site testing and find out about options for further drinking water testing by certified labs.
Friday, March 23, 2018
Six seniors from the Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science Departments participated in the 2018 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) in Orlando, Florida. The students presented posters on their research and served as conference aids for the duration of the conference.
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