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Westminster alumna to discuss restorative justice initiatives

Thursday, October 11, 2018

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Westminster graduate Inga Laurent will discuss “From Retribution to Restoration: Implementing Nationwide Restorative Justice Initiatives” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Mueller Theater of McKelvey Campus Center at Westminster College.

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Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research Announces 2018 Summer Research Fellows

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

The Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research at Westminster College is pleased to announce the second cohort of Summer Research Fellows. Student and faculty pairs from all academic disciplines were encouraged to apply for one of the highly competitive research fellowships, and only six were accepted for summer 2018.

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Fair Districts PA Regional Director to Talk Gerrymandering, April 23

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Westminster College’s Department of Political Science will welcome economist Dr. Don Goldstein to discuss gerrymandering in Pennsylvania and the movement to reform the partisan rigging of elections. Goldstein will speak in Wallace Memorial Chapel at 7:00 p.m.

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Senior Social Science and Humanities Majors Prepare for Annual Capstone Poster Session

Monday, December 4, 2017

Join senior criminal justice studies, history, international studies, political science and sociology students as they present their capstone research on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Witherspoon Rooms of the McKelvey Campus Center. 

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Nawal Rajeh ’06 Kicks Off Spiritual Emphasis Westminster 2017 Speaker Series

Monday, October 2, 2017

Alumna Nawal Rajeh, president and director of programs at By Peaceful Means (BPM), will be the first guest speaker for the Spiritual Emphasis Westminster 2017 series. Rajeh will present her message entitled “Loving Action in the World: Working up the Will to Show Up” on Sunday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Wallace Memorial Chapel. The service is open to the public.

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International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity Elects Dr. Jim C. Rhoads as President

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The 33rd consecutive International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity meeting proved to quite eventful for Dr. James C. Rhoads, professor of political science. At the meeting held Sept. 7-9 in Glasgow, Scotland at Glasgow Caledonian University, Rhoads presented two papers with his co-authors and was elected president of the Society.

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Dr. Michael Aleprete's Edited Volume Re-issued by Lexington Press

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Dr. Michael Aleprete's edited volume, International Dimensions of Authoritarian Persistence: Lessons from Post-Soviet States, has just been re-issued in paperback by Lexington Press. The volume co-edited by Aleprete and Rachel Vanderhill, professor of government at Wofford College, was originally published in 2012.

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Humans of Westminster: Meet Anne

Monday, February 13, 2017

Westminster Community

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Dr. Aleprete Publishes Article on Russian Intervention in the Ukraine Crisis

Friday, January 20, 2017

Dr. Michael Aleprete, associate professor at Westminster College, recently published his article "Minimizing Loss: Explaining Russian Policy Choices during the Ukrainian Crisis" in the Soviet & Post Soviet Review. His article was published as part of a special issue focused on the Ukraine Crisis.

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