Academics, Publications & Research

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

Haley Englert Presents Research at Rustbelt RNA Meeting

Biochemistry major Haley Englert ’15 presented a poster on the “Thermodynamic analysis of ATP hydrolysis in ribosomal assembly DEAD-box proteins” at the 2014 Rustbelt RNA Meeting in Pittsburgh. She began her research project during her sophomore year at Allegheny in Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ivelitza Garcia’s laboratory.

Bedford, Stickel and Eatmon Present Poster at Environmental Education Conference

Sydney Bedford ’15, Jessica Stickel ’15, and Assistant Professor of Environmental Science TJ Eatmon presented a poster titled “Classroom Aquaponics: Measuring Outcomes of a 3-Year Service Learning Experience” at the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education on October 11 in Ottawa, Canada. The presentation highlighted the results of a survey [...] Read More

Shaffer Gives Talk on Sustainable Forest Management Practices

GIS Manager and Instructor of Environmental Science Chris Shaffer gave a talk titled “Sustainable Forest Management Practices: Identification and Prioritization of Forest Landowners in NWPA for Targeted Outreach Campaign” at the 2014 Northwest Pennsylvania Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Conference at Clarion University of Pennsylvania on October 16. This conference showcases how GIS, GPS, and remote [...] Read More

Faculty and Staff Present Work at Council on Undergraduate Research Conference

Several Allegheny faculty and staff recently presented at the Council on Undergraduate Research biennial conference held in Washington, D.C. Associate Professor of English Soledad Caballero and Professor of Art Amelia Carr presented a panel on “Finding Connections: Faculty and Undergraduate Collaborative Research in the Humanities,” and Professor of Biology, Neuroscience, and Global Health Studies Lee [...] Read More

Wissinger and Allegheny Grads Present Paper at Joint Aquatic Societies Meeting

Co-authors Amanda Klemmer ’09, Emily Thornton ’10, Marieke Perchik ’11, Cameron Eddy ’12, and Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Scott Wissinger presented the paper “Density-dependent Cross-Links Between Detritus Processing and Benthic Algae in Shallow Ponds and Wetlands” at the 2014 Joint Aquatic Societies Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Klemmer is pursuing a Ph.D. in Aquatic [...] Read More

Herrman Presents Paper at Panel on Oswald’s Poem “Memorial”

Associate Professor of Classical Studies Judson Herrman co-presided and presented a paper at a panel on Alice Oswald’s poem Memorial at the annual meeting of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States in Washington, D.C. in October.

Nickell Publishes “We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender, and Homosexuality”

Chaplain Jane Ellen Nickell’s book We Shall Not Be Moved: Methodists Debate Race, Gender, and Homosexuality has just been published by Wipf and Stock Publishers.

Stitt Featured in First-Ever Recording of Silent Film Music of J.S. Zamecnik

Ronald Stitt, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Music and principal trombone with the Erie Chamber Orchestra, is featured on the orchestra’s first professionally produced and recorded CD, The Sounds of the Silents, released on October 13. The CD, the first-ever recording of the silent film music of J.S. Zamecnik, is available on Amazon [...] Read More

Hatch’s Photos Featured in “The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans”

Photographs of Annette von Jouanne by Visiting Assistant Professor in Journalism in the Public Interest Cheryl Hatch are in a new young adult book released on October 14. The Next Wave: The Quest to Harness the Power of the Oceans by Elizabeth Rusch, a Portland, Oregon author, is published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Von Jouanne [...] Read More

Hernández Presents Paper at Conference at University of Cambridge

Associate Professor of Spanish Wilfredo Hernández presented “La política de la música en La clase, de José Antonio Varela” in the conference The Aesthetics of Politics and the Politics of Aesthetics in Contemporary Venezuela held at the University of Cambridge on September 19-20. His personal essay on being a Venezuelan immigrant in the United States, [...] Read More