Coates and Willey Present Work at Council on Undergraduate Research Workshop

Professor of Biology, Neuroscience, and Global Health Studies E. Lee Coates and Professor of Physics Dan Willey recently presented “Development of an Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Office at Allegheny College” at a Council on Undergraduate Research workshop held in Alexandria, Virginia. Coates also presented “Development of a Summer Research Community” during one of the workshop sessions.

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Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program Recognizes Erin Brown ’15 and Neal Shah ’15

Erin Brown ’15 (double major in physics and mathematics) and Neal Shah ’15 (neuroscience) have been recognized by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program, which provides merit-based awards to college sophomores and juniors interested in a research career in the STEM fields. Erin has received a Goldwater Scholarship, and Neal is an honorable mention this year. Visiting Professor of Religious Studies and History Patrick Jackson, who also serves as the College’s nationally competitive awards advisor, worked with Erin and Neal on their Goldwater applications.

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Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Four Students Present Research at the American Physical Society National Meeting

Erin Brown ’15, Dylan McNany ’14, Shannon Petersen ’15, and Mark Seraly ’15 presented the research they did on the interactions between water and surfaces with varying degrees of hydrophobicity with Associate Professor of Physics Adelé Poynor at the American Physical Society national meeting held in Denver this March. Shannon won an Undergraduate Research Presentation award for her oral presentation “Characterizing the Effect of Surface Hydrophobicity on Depletion Layer.”

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Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Research Presentation on Water and Surface Interactions

Erin Brown ’15, Shannon Petersen ’15, Ariel Statman ’14, and Assistant Professor of Physics Adelé Poynor presented their research on the interactions between water and surfaces with varying degrees of hydrophobicity at the American Physical Society national meeting held in Baltimore in March.

Source: Academics, Publications & Research

Astronomy Club


SPS Tea

There will be tea on Fridays during the spring 2013 semester at 3:30 pm in the SPS lounge, room 108. 

See you there!

               2012 – 2013 SPS Officers

President: Keiron Stoddart
Vice President: Mike Hajduk
Secretary: Jessica Jeroski
Treasurer:      Brianne Zins
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