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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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Lab exercise developed by biology professor and alumna published

Monday, January 18, 2021

A teaching lab activity developed by Westminster College Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Diana Ortiz and Tia Kowalo, a 2019 alumna, was recently published in Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE), a peer reviewed publication of ecological educational materials by the Ecological Society of America.

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2020 Student Symposium on the Environment winners announced

Monday, December 7, 2020

Winners of the 2020 Student Symposium on the Environment, an annual event hosted by Westminster College and co-organized with the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition, were announced during a virtual presentation and award ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 3.

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High school, college student submissions welcome for virtual Symposium on the Environment

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Westminster College is calling for students from regional educational institutions to submit their environmental research, projects and creative works for the 2020 Student Symposium on the Environment to be held virtually Thursday, Dec. 3. Deadline to submit entry material is Friday, Nov. 20.

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Westminster forms 3+3 partnership with Widener University Commonwealth Law School

Monday, November 9, 2020

Westminster College and Widener University Commonwealth Law School have established a 3+3 program partnership to offer Westminster students an accelerated path toward earning a law degree.

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EPMA cluster students present service learning project results

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

STEM and business students enrolled in Westminster College’s Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) cluster course wrapped up a service learning project researching the science and marketability of industrial hemp and presented their findings to key stakeholders during a Zoom teleconference on Friday, May 1.

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STEM women represent Westminster at Pittcon 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Five Westminster College students presented research posters at Pittcon 2020, a leading annual conference and expo on laboratory science held March 1-5 in Chicago.

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Business, STEM students attend industrial hemp conference

Friday, March 6, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Eight students participating in Westminster College’s Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA) cluster course attended an industrial hemp conference on Feb. 11 to learn more planting, growing and harvesting industrial hemp.

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