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Center for the Environment hosts sustainability trail trick-or-treat

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Westminster College’s Center for the Environment will host an outdoor sustainability trail trick-or-treat event for the campus and the local community from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

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Westminster to host CIC Visiting Fellow Christine Todd Whitman

Friday, September 17, 2021

Westminster College will host Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Visiting Fellow and former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman during a series of online events from Monday, Oct. 4 through Wednesday, Oct. 6.
Whitman, who is also the former administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), will speak virtually with different Westminster College classes, discussing issues ranging from her career in politics to environmental policy.

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Register now for Saturday’s guided tour of New Castle’s Cascade Park

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

The Center for the Environment (CFE) at Westminster College and Pleasant Hill Historians will host a guided walk through New Castle’s historic Cascade Park from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 26.

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Student-faculty teams selected as 2021 Summer Research Fellows

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2021 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Community environmental education programs begin June 12

Monday, June 7, 2021

The Center for the Environment (CFE) at Westminster College kicks off its summer educational programming series with “Forest Therapy: Science Fact or Fiction?” at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 12, at the college’s outdoor Field Station located at 937 Fayette-New Wilmington Road in New Wilmington.

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Westminster offering college prep workshops this summer

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

The Westminster College Center for the Environment will offer six virtual college prep workshops this summer, giving high schoolers an opportunity to learn about the environment and build their college readiness skills.

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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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Westminster STEM students, faculty participate in virtual Pittcon

Friday, April 9, 2021

Several students and faculty members attended the virtual Pittcon 2021, a leading analytical chemistry conference and exposition, from March 8-12.

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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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