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Regional students invited to participate in Student Symposium on the Environment

Thursday, November 7, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College is calling for students from regional educational institutions to present their environmental research, projects and creative works at the annual Symposium on the Environment to be held Thursday, Dec. 5 at Westminster College. Deadline to submit entry material is Wednesday, Nov. 13.

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Faculty members present how to prepare business, STEM students for workforce

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Dr. Helen Boylan, director of Westminster's Center for the Environment and professor of chemistry; Dr. Alison DuBois, director of the Graduate School and associate professor of education; and Brian Petrus, assistant professor of business administration, recently presented at the Academy of Business Education's 20th annual conference on Sept. 19, in Savannah, Ga.

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Erin Hassett '17 studying tick-borne diseases

Monday, September 23, 2019

After conducting aquatics research in fisheries and briefly considering medical school, Westminster College alumna Erin Hassett ’17 has decided that the bug life is for her.

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Westminster breaks ground for Hoyt Science Center $11.2 million expansion

Friday, September 20, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College broke ground today for the $11.2 million expansion to the Hoyt Science Center expected to be complete in spring 2021.

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Westminster’s Climate Teach-in sessions will focus on impacts of climate change

Monday, September 16, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In advance of the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20-27, Westminster College will hold a Climate Teach-in throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 18.  

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Westminster College Environmental Science student helps local borough earn sustainability recognition

Thursday, August 1, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Pennsylvania communities are eligible to apply for the voluntary performance recognition program “Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification” and thanks to an analysis by a Westminster College intern, the New Wilmington Borough qualified for Bronze Status.

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Environmental Project Management Academy students present project research to professional organization

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Westminster College students in the second cohort of the Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) presented their interdisciplinary project work combining business and science to professionals in the Western Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (WPCAMR) during their quarterly meeting in May.

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Westminster environmental science major awarded audubon scholarship

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Erin Ward, a rising junior environmental science major at Westminster College, received the Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship for excellence in environmental science at the annual Bartramian Audubon Society Awards Ceremony on Monday, May 13, at the Jennings Environmental Education Center in Slippery Rock, Pa.

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Westminster partners with Jennings Environmental Education Center to offer Early College Credit Program

Thursday, May 30, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.—Westminster College is partnering with Jennings Environmental Education Center and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy on a STEM summer camp for high school students. The summer program, EYE Con: Experiencing Your Environment through CONservation, targets students entering 9th through 12th grades and focuses on hands-on science that has real-world implications for conservation.

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