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Alina Clough '18: Research team developing coronavirus tracking app

Friday, March 20, 2020

Westminster College alumna and a Harvard motivated public policy student Alina Clough '18 is part of a team that is developing a mobile application to track coronavirus through community reporting.

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Westminster’s Titan Talks continue in February with cancer research, television drama

Thursday, January 23, 2020

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College’s Dr. Karen Resendes, associate professor of biology, and Dr. James Rhoads, professor of political science, will continue the 2020 Titan Talks series with “Breaking Bad & the Science of Cancer” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in Berlin Lounge located in Westminster’s McKelvey Campus Center.

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Kathryn Patterson ’15: Career path leads to “30 Under 30” award

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Westminster College’s curriculum is founded on the liberal arts tradition, requiring students to take courses outside of their chosen majors to experience interdisciplinary learning. History and political science alumna Kathryn Patterson ’15 is appreciating the strength of such an education—not only is Patterson currently working in the health care industry, but winning awards for her efforts, too.

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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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Rhoads presents research, conducts workshop on Q methodology

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Dr. James C. Rhoads, professor of political science, conducted a workshop and presented his research at the 35th annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity, held at the University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy, Sept. 18-20.

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Westminster’s Climate Teach-in sessions will focus on impacts of climate change

Monday, September 16, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – In advance of the Global Climate Strike on Sept. 20-27, Westminster College will hold a Climate Teach-in throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 18.  

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Former Maryland Governor, presidential hopeful to kick off nation’s second oldest mock convention

Saturday, September 14, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Former Democratic Maryland Governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley will serve as the keynote speaker at Westminster College’s 21st annual Mock Convention, the second oldest in the nation.

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Westminster College hosts Social Sciences Visit Day

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

NEW WILMINGTON — High school students interested in studying political science, criminal justice, international studies, psychology, sociology and neuroscience in college are invited to attend Westminster College’s Social Sciences Visit Day on Monday, Feb. 18.

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Westminster political science professor presents at subjectivity conference

Thursday, October 25, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Dr. James C. Rhoads, Westminster College professor of political science, recently presented at the 35th annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity (ISSSS) held Oct. 10-13 in Charlotte, N.C.

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