Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

Allegheny Students Compete at College’s Inaugural Financial Literacy Challenge

The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College hosted its inaugural Financial Literacy Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 7, with 16 teams of Allegheny students presenting personal financial budgets and investing plans. The winning teams, which together will receive $5,000 in prizes and trophies, were: First Place (three-way tie) • Pass/Go, Collect

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People & Places: December 2019

Laura Branby, Creek Connections Pittsburgh field educator, was recently interviewed by Josh Raulerson from the Pennsylvania Environmental Council for their Pennsylvania Legacies Podcast. Laura talked all about Allegheny College’s Creek Connections program. Take a listen! Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology Matt Carter presented a talk entitled “How image logs can help interpret the subsurface: an example

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People & Places: November 2019

People & Places is published monthly during the academic year by the Office of College Relations. It reports on the professional activities of members of the College community and highlights student achievement.   Amelia B. Finaret, assistant professor of global health studies, published “Beyond Calories: The New Economics of Nutrition” in the Annual Review of Resource Economics. The

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Neuroscience Alumnae Add New Branches to the Allegheny “Mentoring Tree”

Allegheny alumnae Amy Overman and Katherine Mickley Steinmetz share several bonds when it comes to mentoring undergraduate students. Overman graduated from Allegheny in 1999 and Steinmetz in 2006. Each shared a mentor while studying neuroscience at Allegheny, each conducted electroencephalogram (EEG) studies for her senior comprehensive project, and each was awarded the Neuroscience Faculty Prize that

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Allegheny College Presents U.S. Congressmen Collins and Jeffries with 2019 Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College President Emeritus James H. Mullen, Jr., today presented the 2019 Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life to U.S. Congressmen Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) for their collaborative work toward criminal justice reform, which resulted in passage of the bipartisan First Step Act. “This friendship is an example America dearly

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Allegheny College President Hilary Link Selected to Serve as Association of International Education Administrators Presidential Mentor

The Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) has selected Allegheny College President Hilary L. Link, Ph.D., to serve as a 2019–2020 Presidential Mentor in the AIEA Presidential Fellows program. In this role, Link will be matched with a senior international officer serving in the first three years of a leadership position, providing advice, consultation and

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Allegheny College Ranks Among Washington Monthly’s Top 40

Allegheny College has been named one of the top 40 best liberal arts colleges in the nation in Washington Monthly’s college rankings, released today. Also listed among the top 40 are Amherst, Haverford, Bryn Mawr and Swarthmore. The Washington Monthly rankings are unique in that they recognize not only what colleges do for their students

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Allegheny College President Emeritus James H. Mullen, Jr. Named Fall 2019 President-in-Residence at Harvard Graduate School of Education

In addition to continued involvement with the Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life and other strategic efforts, Allegheny President Emeritus James H. Mullen, Jr. has been selected to serve as the fall 2019 president-in-residence in the Higher Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Mullen transitioned to the role of president

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Allegheny College Awarded Grant from Mozilla Foundation

Allegheny College received a $144,252 grant from the Mozilla Foundation for the Responsible Computer Science Challenge, a partnership of Omidyar Network, Mozilla, Schmidt Futures, and Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Oliver Bonham-Carter, assistant professor of computer science, will direct the grant project, which aims to integrate ethics and social responsibility into undergraduate computer science courses. “Through this

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