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Westminster College Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Support Rural STEM Students

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The National Science Foundation has awarded Westminster College a grant of $648,670 for its project “Rural Discovery Scholars: Providing Targeted Services and Role Models to Increase STEM Preparedness in Rural Students.”

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Westminster College to Host Nationally Recognized Urban Educator at IQ-STEM Week, June 20 - 24

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

As part of the NSF Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Grant, Westminster College will host an IQ-STEM workshop, June 20 – 24, featuring nationally recognized urban educator, Dr. H. Richard Milner IV. The event is open to student fellows and area STEM partner high school teachers.

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Westminster College Environmental Science Major Awarded Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship

Friday, May 13, 2016

Westminster College junior environmental science major, Erin Hassett, received the Helen R. Ferguson Scholarship for excellence in environmental science.

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Westminster College Welcomes State-of-the-Art Science Equipment to Campus

Thursday, April 28, 2016

This semester, Westminster College welcomed a micro-volume spectrophotometer to campus through a grant, enhancing biological and chemical teaching and research for over 250 students.

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Join Us: Research Celebration, April 20

Friday, April 15, 2016

Westminster College will host the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) featuring presentations and performances from more than 300 students from each department, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout campus.

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Tiny House Construction Expert to Speak on Campus, April 28

Monday, April 11, 2016

Building Tiny Houses Before the Tiny House Movement Even Started

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Westminster College to Host First Annual STEM Academy Camp, Learning How to Survive on Planet Mars

Friday, March 4, 2016

Registration is now open for Westminster College’s first annual STEM Academy, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day from June 27 – 30. This year, the camp is open to the first 30 students entering grades nine and ten. Registrations following will be added to the waitlist.  

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Board Approves Phase One of Tiny House Project at Westminster College

Thursday, February 4, 2016

“An administrative assistant’s dream, a faculty member’s undying passion, and strong faculty and staff support have brought us to this point,” said Dr. Timothy Cuff, professor of history and chair of the division of social sciences and humanities, referring to Westminster College’s newly board-approved Tiny House Project.

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Have You Heard about ResPAC at Westminster?

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Westminster College’s ResPAC (Research Professions Advisory Committee), developed in 2009, is the only known program of its kind in the nation providing students in chemistry, biology, physics, math, computer science, and psychology, with resources to help those who are interested in pursuing Ph.D.s and/or careers in scientific research.

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Westminster College’s Environmental Program Announces Symposium Award Recipients

Monday, January 4, 2016

More than 150 students and professionals attended the Student Symposium on the Environment at Westminster College on Dec. 3, an annual event sponsored by Westminster’s Environmental Programs and the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition. 

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