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Student presents alumni-mentored research at national conference

Friday, January 8, 2021

Westminster College prides itself for its strong alumni-to-student mentoring experiences, and under the guidance of a 2006 graduate, current student Hannah Fell conducted undergraduate research and presented her findings at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) Annual Conference.

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Westminster graduate, Warrior Music founder organizing 5K for mental health awareness

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

After losing military friends to suicide, Michael Caimona, a 1995 Westminster College mathematics graduate and former Navy intelligence officer, created Warrior Music—a non-profit organization that provides free music therapy and lessons to veterans. Now, Warrior Music is planning a Veterans Day 5K for mental health awareness. Read on for the full New Castle News story.

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Monday, September 7, 2020

Meet Andrius Burnelis, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. A physics and math double major from Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Andrius and his faculty mentor, Dr. Robert Knop, associate professor of physics, spent their summer months developing a simulation of galaxy collisions. When he’s not studying galaxies or the universe, Andrius is active with Student Government Association and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He is also a member of the Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society, the Kappa Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society and the Math Club.

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Gregory Clark ’14 to continue post-doc research at Oxford

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Westminster may be a small college, but any student or alumnus can vouch for how wide-reaching the network is.  Graduates have the resources to strive for any position after graduating and realizing that the world is for them to explore both professionally and academically.

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Six full-time faculty members join Westminster College

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Westminster College is happy to welcome six new faculty members this fall, bolstering the institution’s already high-caliber community of educators.

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Westminster’s Drinko Center selects 2020 Summer Research Fellows

Friday, May 8, 2020

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2020 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Montana Ferita ’21: Drinko grant sends student to present at world’s largest math meeting

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

A Drinko Center Travel Grant permitted junior mathematics major Montana Ferita to travel to Denver in January 2020 to present undergraduate research at the Joint Mathematics Meeting (JMM), the largest mathematics meeting in the world.

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Westminster College to host Discovery Day for high schoolers on Feb. 17

Monday, January 6, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Whether you’re a high school student who has decided upon a college major or you’re still exploring your options, the Westminster College Office of Admissions will offer a special Westminster Discovery Day on Monday, Feb. 17.

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Faculty members present how to prepare business, STEM students for workforce

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Dr. Helen Boylan, director of Westminster's Center for the Environment and professor of chemistry; Dr. Alison DuBois, director of the Graduate School and associate professor of education; and Brian Petrus, assistant professor of business administration, recently presented at the Academy of Business Education's 20th annual conference on Sept. 19, in Savannah, Ga.

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