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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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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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Professor discusses Westminster’s neuroscience, psychology curriculum at national conference

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor and chair of the neuroscience program at Westminster College, discussed the high-impact practices in Westminster's neuroscience and psychology curriculum at the recent Society for Neuroscience (SfN) national conference in Chicago.

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Cross-disciplinary collaboration on brain function results in journal publication

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Collaboration is a staple of the Westminster educational experience and a cross-disciplinary undergraduate article about preschool brain education has wound up in the pages of a national journal.

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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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