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July 2015

Allegheny College Research Seminar Series (ACRoSS)

Jul 28

Time: July 28 @ 12:00 pm - August 4 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center

An interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of summer research projects developed by students and faculty, the Allegheny College Research Seminar Series (ACRoSS) runs on Tuesdays, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., from June 2 to August 4. Each week groups of Allegheny students present short overviews of their specific summer research projects — proposed experiments, data, anticipated results — to an audience of students, faculty, and other members of the Allegheny community. ACRoSS meetings have been a summer staple on the Allegheny…

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August 2015

Second ACRoSS Summer Poster Session

Aug 14

Time: August 14 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Students will present their research at a poster symposium held as part of the Allegheny College Research Seminar Series (ACRoSS), an interdisciplinary forum for the presentation of summer research projects developed by students and faculty. More information about ACRoSS, including schedules and summaries of past research, can be found here.

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Aug 22

Time: August 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Shafer Auditorium

This ceremony marks the beginning of the academic careers of our first-year students. President James H. Mullen Jr. will welcome the Class of 2019 and their families into the Allegheny College community. Faculty members and the president of Allegheny Student Government will give remarks, and the Honor Committee chair will lead new students in the Honor Code Pledge. Allegheny’s Honor Code is different from those of many other colleges in that it is a student code, developed and upheld by…

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September 2015

Playshop Theatre: (Ghost) Light

Sep 10

Time: September 10 - 12
Venue: Gladys Mullenix Black Theatre

Invention! Adventure! Romance! From the invention of the electric light to the splitting of the atom, the pursuit of science and technology has been a deeply human endeavor. This original production uses movement, music, and puppetry to explore the fascinating evolution of scientific discovery in our modern age. Devised by Beth Watkins, Brian Thummler, and the Company. Original music and lyrics by Bob Michel. Directed by Beth Watkins. Ticket information can be found on the Playshop Theatre website.

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Lord Lecture: Nobel Laureate Robert Howard Grubbs

Sep 21

Time: September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venue: Ford Chapel

Professor Robert Howard Grubbs is the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology. His awards include the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry, Pauling Award Medal, Havinga Medal, Golden Plate Award and the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Chemists. The Grubbs Group discovers new catalysts and studies their fundamental chemistry and applications. This lecture is made possible through the generous support of the Thomas Lord Charitable Trust.

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