Academics, Publications & Research

Academics, Publications & Research reports on the professional activities, achievements, and stories of members of the Allegheny community.

Walter Stover Awarded Prestigious Critical Languages Scholarship

Walter Stover ’17 has been awarded a Critical Languages Scholarship from the U.S. State Department to study Chinese intensively for eight weeks in Beijing over the summer.

Students and Faculty Present Work at 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association

Research by Rebecca Cohen ’15, Nicole Coogan ’15, Rebecca Gallup ’15, Autumn Vogel ’15, Breana Gallagher ’15, Katherine Roach ’16 and Assistant Professor of Psychology Lydia Eckstein Jackson was presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in Philadelphia in March. In collaboration with Professor Jackson, Rebecca Cohen presented her Senior Project […] Read More

Cosgrove and Lingwall Present Work at Undergraduate Research at the Capitol Conference

Austin Cosgrove ’15 and Cailyn Lingwall ’15 recently presented research at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol conference held in Harrisburg. Austin’s project was titled “Meadville’s Community Health Needs Assessment: A Retrospective Secondary Analysis of the ER Records.” He conducted this research last summer with Assistant Professor of Biology and Global Health Studies Becky Dawson. […] Read More

Six Students Present Research at the 249th National American Chemical Society Meeting

Six Chemistry and Biochemistry students presented research at the 249th National American Chemical Society meeting in Denver. Haley Englert ’15 presented a poster at the Biochemistry section poster session, “Biological analyses of ATP binding and hydrolysis in DEAD-box protein,” based on her research with Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Ivy Garcia. Sean Carney ’15 […] Read More

Gaston and Humphreys Publish in PLoS ONE

Jordan Gaston ’16, collaborator Sally Roberts, and Assistant Professor of Biology Tricia Humphreys had a peer-reviewed article, “Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis of Non-Sexually Transmitted Strains of Haemophilus ducreyi,” published in the March 2015 issue of PLoS ONE.

Brianna Layman To Speak at Wharton DC Innovation Summit

Brianna Layman ’16 will be a speaker at the 2015 Wharton DC Innovation Summit on April 28 and 29 in Washington, D.C. Crowned Miss Crawford County in February, Brianna is promoting the platform “The Art of Science: From STEM to STEAM,” which seeks to mandate arts education in primary and secondary curricula so that those […] Read More

Petro and Paul Present Their Senior Project Research at American Society of Biomechanics Meeting

Michael Petro ’15 and Robert Paul ’15 presented their Senior Projects with Assistant Professor of Biology Lisa Whitenack at the Midwest Regional meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. Michael presented a poster on the biomechanics of long jump performance in collegiate men and women. Robert presented a talk on the swimming mechanics of darter […] Read More

Students Present Work at Conference on Religion and Culture

Annabel Zinn ’15 and Brittany Griffith ’15 each presented a paper at Syracuse University’s Conference on Religion and Culture on March 28.

Seven Students Participate in Intercollegiate Bands

Seven members of the Allegheny College Wind Symphony participated in the 68th Annual Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band, held at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania March 6-8. In addition, one of them was accepted to the National Small College Intercollegiate Band, held at Vanderbilt University March 25-28. The Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band is the oldest intercollegiate band in the […] Read More

Paulson and Jones Present Work at American Counseling Association Conference

Assistant Professor of Psychology Lauren Paulson and Danielle Jones ’15 presented a 60-minute advanced education session titled “Tech It Out: Implementing an Online Peer Supervision Network for Rural Supervisors” and a 30-minute poster session titled “Connecting Rural Mental Health Workers Through On-line Peer Supervision and Consultation: A Pilot Study” at the American Counseling Association’s National […] Read More