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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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Westminster breaks ground for Hoyt Science Center $11.2 million expansion

Friday, September 20, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College broke ground today for the $11.2 million expansion to the Hoyt Science Center expected to be complete in spring 2021.

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2019 Summer Research Fellows announced by Drinko Center

Friday, April 26, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Seven student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2019 Summer Research Fellows by the Westminster College Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Student ASBMB chapter earns outreach grant

Thursday, April 4, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recently awarded a $500 grant to Westminster College’s student ASBMB chapter to provide hands-on science learning experiences to area aspiring STEM students.

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Molecular biology major receives grant for chemotherapy research

Friday, January 18, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Eve Terwilliger, a senior molecular biology major at Westminster College, recently received a grant from Westminster College’s Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research to investigate two different combinations of chemotherapies.

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Westminster College professor featured in ASBMB Today magazine

Friday, September 28, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Dr. Karen Resendes, associate professor of biology at Westminster College, was recently highlighted in ASBMB Today magazine.

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Recent Westminster College Graduates Earn Top Prizes at the National Biological Honor Society Undergraduate Symposium

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Olivia Sniezek, a 2018 Westminster molecular biology graduate, and Madison Gallucci, a 2018 Westminster biology graduate, were each awarded first place in their respective poster sessions at the 2018 National Biological Honor Society (TriBeta) Undergraduate Symposium held May 30 to June 3 at California State University in Monterey Bay, Calif.

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Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program at Westminster College Prepares for New Cohort of Scholars

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

In 2014, officials announced that Westminster College was set to receive a $1.027 million grant through the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program of the National Science Foundation, a program aimed to increase qualifications of secondary educators in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (or IQ:STEM). Since its inception at Westminster, seven scholars have been accepted into the program; four of which have graduated and are in their first years of teaching.

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Westminster Honors Students Awarded Honorable Mention Status in Goldwater Scholarship Competition

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation has announced 240 new Goldwater Scholars and identified 307 students as Honorable Mentions. For 30 years, Goldwater Scholarships have been awarded to thousands of undergraduates pursuing careers in STEM research. Westminster College honors students Tyler Heintz ’18 and Audrey Nickle ’18 were granted Honorable Mention status in the 2017 Goldwater Scholarship competition.

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