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Students tapped for national undergraduate research conference

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Eight Westminster College undergraduate students have been selected to present research at the virtual 2022 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) from April 4-8.

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Meet Bryce Hayes ’22

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Meet Bryce Hayes, a senior Computational Physics major with a minor in Mathematics. He currently holds leadership positions in Kappa Mu Epsilon, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Math Club and the Society of Physics Students. He is also a web developer on campus.

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Westminster faculty members will continue scholarly work during 2022-2023 sabbatical leaves

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Four Westminster College faculty members have been granted sabbatical leaves during the 2022-2023 academic year and will use the time to broaden the scope of their research, creative and scholarly interests.

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Student-faculty teams selected as 2021 Summer Research Fellows

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Ten Westminster College student-faculty pairs have been selected as the 2021 Summer Research Fellows by the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research.

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Registration open for Westminster’s summer STEM camp

Friday, May 21, 2021

Westminster College’s Center for the Environment will be offering a middle school STEM day camp this summer for students entering seventh through ninth grades.

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Senior honors defenses mark end of intensive research projects

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

This spring, several Westminster College senior honors scholars will publicly defend their capstone research—a culmination of nearly two years’ worth of high-level academic exploration.

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Westminster’s EPMA program featured in Futurum magazine

Friday, March 26, 2021

Westminster College’s National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project, the Environmental Project Management Academy (EPMA), is featured in the latest issue of Futurum, a magazine aimed to inspire young people to follow a career in the sciences, research and technology.

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SUMMER RESEARCH FELLOW: ANDRIUS BURNELIS '21

Monday, September 7, 2020

Meet Andrius Burnelis, one of 10 students selected for a 2020 Summer Research Fellowship. A physics and math double major from Moon Township, Pennsylvania, Andrius and his faculty mentor, Dr. Robert Knop, associate professor of physics, spent their summer months developing a simulation of galaxy collisions. When he’s not studying galaxies or the universe, Andrius is active with Student Government Association and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. He is also a member of the Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society, the Kappa Mu Epsilon Math Honor Society and the Math Club.

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