Wednesday, June 8, 2016
As part of the NSF Robert J. Noyce Scholarship Grant, Westminster College will host an IQ-STEM workshop, June 20 – 24, featuring nationally recognized urban educator, Dr. H. Richard Milner IV. The event is open to student fellows and area STEM partner high school teachers.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Recent graduate, Brenna Guard, neuroscience major and member of the honors program, received honorable mention for her poster presentation, "The Role of Acetylcholine in Expression in a Rat Model of Addiction” at a regional neuroscience symposium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Imagine yourself in a research laboratory investigating drug discovery, going to medical school, writing scientific articles, working in industry, or teaching other, future neuroscientists.
Bachelor of Science