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2022 Student Symposium on the Environment winners announced

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Winners of the 2022 Student Symposium on the Environment, an annual event hosted by Westminster College and co-organized with the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition, were announced during an awards ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 1, in the McKelvey Campus Center on Westminster’s campus.

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Students present semester-long project work to Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition

Monday, December 12, 2022

Students enrolled in Westminster College’s ES 231 Environmental Analysis course presented findings of their semester-long work at the November meeting of the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC) held at the Jennings Environmental Education Center.

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College hosts Student Symposium on the Environment

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The Center for the Environment at Westminster College, in collaboration with the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition (SRWC), will host its annual Student Symposium on the Environment on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the McKelvey Campus Center on the College’s campus.

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Westminster students get hands-on learning experience with electrofishing

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Westminster College students had a “shocking” hands-on experience this fall collecting, identifying and measuring fish with a regional environmental firm.

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Westminster Bee Company launches in-store sales

Thursday, October 27, 2022

The newly founded Westminster Bee Company (WBC), a student-led business focused on selling the sweet golden substance produced at Westminster College’s bee apiary, will officially launch honey sales at the Campus Store on Saturday, Oct. 29.  

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Westminster to host summer science SOAR camp for middle schoolers

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Is your junior high student interested in the sciences? Then Westminster College’s Center for the Environment (CFE) has the perfect STEM-based summer camp.

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Westminster students participate in worldwide climate teach-in

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Westminster College students will host a series of climate change events as part of the Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice on Wednesday, March 30.

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Environmental Studio cluster students visit food justice art exhibit

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Students from one of Westminster College’s spring cluster courses, Environmental Studio, recently traveled to the Pittsburgh art gallery Contemporary Craft to observe the interdisciplinary nature of a food justice art exhibit.

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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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