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Westminster will honor alumni during Homecoming

Friday, September 17, 2021

As part of Westminster College’s 2021 Homecoming and Reunion Week, nine alumni will be honored at the annual Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner on Friday, Oct. 15.

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Neuroscience professor will present annual Henderson Lecture

Friday, September 17, 2021

Dr. Deanne Buffalari, Westminster College associate professor of neuroscience, will present the 2021-2022 Henderson Lecture at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Witherspoon Lakeview Room of Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.

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Thankful for alumni educators and professionals like Dr. Leah Hunter '13

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

As our children and loved ones make their way into the school year, we're thankful for alumni educators and professionals, one being Dr. Leah Hunter '13. During her time at Westminster College, she majored in Psychology and is now a licensed psychologist, having received her Master's in Education and Ph.D. in School Psychology from Penn State University.

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Westminster student earns Psi Chi research award

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Samuel Accordino, a senior Westminster College neuroscience major, recently earned an undergraduate research award from Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

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URAC Presenter: Senior neuroscience major examines common communication practice

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Tyler Snodgrass, one of the eight select podium presenters to be featured at this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21, will discuss his senior capstone project, “The Effects of Social Antecedents of Bulls--- on Bulls--- Detection.”

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URAC Presenter: Senior studies mortality, morbidity rates of Central American women

Monday, April 19, 2021

Zoe Cable, one of the eight select podium presenters to be featured at this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21, will discuss her senior capstone project, “Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in Relation to the Economic and Social Status of Women in Central America.”

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URAC Presenter: Senior neuroscience major studies ADHD treatment

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Cass Nielsen, one of the eight select podium presenters to be featured at this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21, will discuss her senior capstone project, “The Effects of Methylphenidate and Nicotine on Spatial Working Memory in Rodents.”

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Select students chosen for in-person URAC presentations

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Eight Westminster College students have been selected to offer in-person podium presentations during this year’s Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) on Wednesday, April 21.

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Neuroscience alumni and professor publish research on animal models of anxiety

Monday, March 29, 2021

Westminster College alumnae Ashlyn Brown ’17 and Christen Snyder ’19 saw their hard work acknowledged when the neuroscience research they performed as undergraduates was recently published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Physiology and Behavior.

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