Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

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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People & Places: May 2019

Fifteen Allegheny psychology students participated in the 47th Annual Western Pennsylvania Undergraduate Psychology Conference (WPUPC) held at Chatham University on April 6, 2019. They are (with their faculty advisors listed in parentheses): Austin Shaffer, Jonathan Davidson, Samuel Walgenbach (Lauren Paulson) Gabby Griffin-Maya (Allison Connell Pensky) Elijah Morsha-Taylor (Patricia Rutledge) Liam McKersie, Michelle Mota Paulino, Stephanie

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Allegheny College Senior Megan Arnold Awarded Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College senior Megan Arnold was awarded the 2019 Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr. Student Prize for Civility in Public Life during the college’s annual Honors Convocation on April 30. During the event, Allegheny Board of Trustees Chair Mark Campbell announced that the prize has been renamed in honor of Mullen, who will retire on

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Two Teams Tie for First Place in Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition

Two teams of Allegheny College students tied for first place at the Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition, a funding presentation contest sponsored by the college’s Center for Business and Economics. On April 26–27, student teams from Allegheny, Grove City College, James Madison University and Westminster College presented concepts in three areas: for-profit business, non-profit business and

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People & Places: April 2019

Along with his colleagues, Assistant Professor of Biology Matt Venesky recently published two research articles in peer-reviewed journals. The first article, titled “Impacts of thermal mismatches on disease prevalence are moderated by life stage, body size, elevation and latitude,” was published in the journal Ecology Letters and represents collaborative work done with researchers at the University of South Florida.

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