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Westminster featured in 2019 NSF-funded STEM for All Video Showcase

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. — Three Westminster College professors will be featured in the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The event will be held online at https://stemforall2019.videohall.com/presentations/1505 through Monday, May 20.

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Students present research posters at Pittcon

Thursday, April 11, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Three Westminster College chemistry/biochemistry students and five environmental science students attended Pittcon 2019, a leading annual conference and expo on laboratory science, held March 17-21 in Philadelphia.

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Westminster chemistry professor serves as GEM mentor

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA — Dr. Helen Boylan, professor of chemistry and director of Westminster’s Center for the Environment, served as one of 15 female presenters at “A GEM Affair: Girls Engaging Mentors” hosted by the Butler County Community College at Lawrence Crossings on Dec. 18.

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Students fare well at Westminster’s Student Symposium on the Environment

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA — Close to 200 people attended the 11th annual Student Symposium on the Environment held Dec. 6 in the McKelvey Campus Center at Westminster College.

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Westminster College students present water quality research to watershed group

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.

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Westminster College hosts Student Symposium on the Environment

Monday, November 19, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster College will host the 11th annual Student Symposium on the Environment from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in McKelvey Campus Center.

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Westminster student, professor continue mosquito research in Costa Rica

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – A Westminster senior and biology professor traveled to Costa Rica over the summer to continue their work on a mosquito-related research study.

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Sharpsville Area High School Students Visit Westminster for Science Outreach Program

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.

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Westminster College Environmental Science Major Awarded Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship

Friday, May 25, 2018

Andrew Kearney, 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 14, 2018. The ceremony was held at the Jennings Environmental Education Center in Slippery Rock, Pa.

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