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Dr. Deanne Buffalari Publishes Paper in Nicotine and Tobacco Research

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology and chair of the neuroscience program at Westminster College, has recently had work published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research as part of a collaboration with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Join Us: Research Celebration, April 20

Friday, April 15, 2016

Westminster College will host the Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration (URAC) featuring presentations and performances from more than 300 students from each department, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. throughout campus.

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Westminster Students, Employees, Alumni, and Retirees Represented in the Dominican

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

This spring, Westminster College was represented in the Dominican Republic by a body of alumni, students, faculty, administration, and retired employees, who served, witnessed, and grew together.

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Westminster College to Host First Annual STEM Academy Camp, Learning How to Survive on Planet Mars

Friday, March 4, 2016

Registration is now open for Westminster College’s first annual STEM Academy, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day from June 27 – 30. This year, the camp is open to the first 30 students entering grades nine and ten. Registrations following will be added to the waitlist.  

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Dr. Deanne Buffalari to Present at SRU Neuroscience Speaker Series

Monday, February 8, 2016

At 4 p.m., Monday, February 8, Dr. Deanne Buffalari, assistant professor of psychology, will give the opening lecture for the Neuroscience Speaker Series at Slippery Rock University.

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Have You Heard about ResPAC at Westminster?

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Westminster College’s ResPAC (Research Professions Advisory Committee), developed in 2009, is the only known program of its kind in the nation providing students in chemistry, biology, physics, math, computer science, and psychology, with resources to help those who are interested in pursuing Ph.D.s and/or careers in scientific research.

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Westminster College Provides High School Students with Comprehensive Look into Studying STEM, January 22

Monday, December 14, 2015

“The best way to demonstrate the level of enthusiasm and rigor Westminster College offers in STEM is for students to experience it for themselves,” said Dr. Terri Lenox, division chair and professor of computer science. 

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Westminster College Psychology Majors to Present Capstone Projects, Dec. 16

Friday, December 4, 2015

Thirty Westminster College psychology, neuroscience, and human resource management majors, including two honors students and two research scholars, will present their capstone projects from 5:30 – 8 p.m., Dec. 16 in the Hoyt Science Resource Center, rooms 150, 152, and 166.   

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“Ways of Knowing Faculty Scholarship” Panel

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

“You may know Westminster’s faculty primarily as excellent teachers, but all of our faculty members are also active scholars, each a respected expert in his or her various field of study,” said Dr. Michael E. Aleprete Jr., first year program coordinator and associate professor of political science.

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Westminster Welcomes High School Students Interested in STEM, Oct. 12

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Westminster College invites high school students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to attend STEM Visit DayOct. 12 at the McKelvey Campus Center. Registration is required.

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