Academics, Publications & Research

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

Engel to Participate in Depauw University Undergraduate Honors Conference

Stephanie Engel ’16 was selected to participate in the Depauw University Undergraduate Honors Conference. Stephanie’s paper was titled “‘Fuente Ovejuna’ and the Power of Political Messaging.”

Lombard Receives Outstanding Student Award

Abby Lombard ’16 has received the Outstanding Student Award from the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. The awards ceremony takes place on May 2 at the Dixon University Center during national Public Service Recognition Week.

Mauroni Named Finalist in Mark of Excellence Awards

Angela Mauroni ’17, news editor for The Campus, was a finalist in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 Mark of Excellence Awards. The MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism from a calendar year. The awards were presented at the Region I spring conference in New Haven, Connecticut on April 10. Region 1, […] Read More

Theatre Students to Complete Summer Internships

A number of theatre students will complete internships this summer. Karina Mena ’16 will intern in marketing at the Manhattan Theatre Club. Amanda Fallon ’18 will intern in production at the Ko Festival of Performance at Amherst College. Itzel Ayala ’17 will be in the apprentice acting company at the Williamstown Theater Festival at Williams […] Read More

Neuherz, Marks Receive Awards at Collegiate Personal Financial Planning Competition

Emily Neuherz ’16 and Alex Marks ’16 received awards for their entries in the CFA Society of Pittsburgh’s 2015-2016 Collegiate Personal Financial Planning Competition. With students from nine colleges competing, Emily placed 8th (in the top 5 percent of entries), winning a $250 cash prize, and Alex received a Certificate of Achievement. To enter the […] Read More

Students Take Second Place in Business Competition

The VOLTA team represented Allegheny and took second place in the OH-PENN-for-Business – College Business Plan Competition. Team members include Francisco Quezada ’16, Brian Rollick ’16, Matthew Sardini ’16, and Rachel Wallace ’16.

Faculty Member/Student Present at Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education

Becky Dawson ’00, assistant professor of global health studies and biology, and Erica Bryson ’15 presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the Society for Public Health Education on March 31. Their presentation, “Partnering to Complete the Affordable Care Act’s Mandated Community Health Needs Assessment,” focused on the multi-year community-based research project that has been […] Read More

Faculty/Student Present at American Association of Geographers Meeting

Assistant Professors of Environmental Science Benjamin Haywood and Brittany Davis, along with Jessica Schombert ’16, presented research at the annual American Association of Geographers meeting in San Francisco. Professor Davis served as a discussant on a panel about fieldwork in political ecology and presented research on sustainability and eco-labeling. Professor Haywood presented research on avian […] Read More

Students/Faculty Member Publish Computer Science Work

Assistant Professor of Computer Science Janyl Jumadinova, Hanzhong Zheng ’17, and Almog Boanos ’17 have published their work “OWLS: Observational Wireless Life-enhancing System” in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems as a short paper and in the Proceedings of the Autonomous Robots and Multirobot Systems Workshop as a long […] Read More

Student/Faculty Member Present Papers at Meeting of Association for Asian American Studies

Assistant Professor of English Aline Lo and Nia Shuler ’18 presented papers at the annual meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies in Miami. Both their presentations were on the work accomplished last summer through their participation in Allegheny’s grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of collaborative undergraduate research in the […] Read More