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Allegheny Students Give Voice to Silent Historical Narratives with Pop-up Museum Event

Allegheny College students taking an Introduction to Public History course this semester created an imaginative, two-day pop-up museum event to introduce lesser-known historical narratives to the campus community. “We examine what narratives have dominated representations of the past in historical museums, and we seek out histories that have not been at the center of understanding the [...]

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Two Allegheny Students to Be Honored for Environmental Sustainability Work

Two Allegheny College students will be recognized by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium as 2021 Campus Sustainability Champions. The Campus Sustainability Champion title is awarded annually to students, faculty, administrators and staff of Pennsylvania colleges and universities who have made meaningful contributions benefiting social, economic or environmental sustainability on their campus or in their community. [...]

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Persistence Pays Off With Opportunities Abroad for Allegheny College Junior

Allegheny College junior Sebastian McRae doesn’t give up easily when it comes to pursuing one of his immediate goals: traveling out of the country to study and to explore a new culture. McRae, an environmental science and sustainability major and a history minor, plans to attend a summer program in Costa Rica with the School [...]

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Recent Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Fulbright to Study Medieval Literature in England

If you think of the Middle Ages as little more than dirt, blood and Bubonic Plague, recent Allegheny College graduate Madeline Hernstrom-Hill can enlighten you. “Sure, all that is there, but there is also so much more — complicated medical manuals, treatises about forms of government, astrological thought, trade across incredible distances, I could go [...]

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Allegheny College to Host National History Day Competition

Allegheny College will host the northwestern Pennsylvania National History Day academic competition on Saturday, Feb. 24, with middle- and high-school students presenting projects related to the theme of “Conflict and Compromise in History.” More than 20 students from schools in Erie, Crawford, McKean and Warren Counties are set to participate in the regional event. Students [...]

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Senior Hernstrom-Hill Wins Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize

Allegheny College senior Madeline Hernstrom-Hill has won the Stony Brook Short Fiction Prize for her short story “The Church of the Reformed Eden.” The prize, awarded to an outstanding undergraduate author, includes a $1,000 prize, a full scholarship to the Southampton Writers Conference in July 2018 and consideration for publication in The Southampton Review. Judge Amy [...]

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Wu’s Research Featured in Journals

Associate Professor of History Guo Wu published a research article titled “Zheng Zhen and the Rise of Evidential Research in Late Qing Northern Guizhou” online in Journal of Chinese History (Cambridge University Press) in August, and another paper titled “Outsourcing the State Power: Extrajudicial Incarceration During the Cultural Revolution” appears in China: An International Journal [...]

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