Articles: by John Arthur Hutchison

Peter Capretto and Eric Boynton

Allegheny College Alumnus and His Undergraduate Advisor Collaborate to Publish Book

When two people work together on a major project, it’s vital for both to feel they are on equal footing as they collaboratively develop a finished product. Peter Capretto is a 2010 graduate of Allegheny College with a double major in philosophy and religious studies. He later earned a master’s degree from Vanderbilt University, where

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People & Places: November 2018

Former Allegheny students Mark Kirk ’11, Kirsten Ressell ’14, and Anna Rosswog ’17, and Scott Wissinger, professor of environmental science and biology, recently published the paper “Evaluating Trade‐Offs Between Invasion and Isolation for Native Brook Trout in Pennsylvania Streams” in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. The paper combines data from multiple senior projects to

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People & Places: October 2018

Nicole Gross-Camp, visiting assistant professor of environmental science, has received a Darwin Initiative grant in conjunction with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The £357,322 ($469,172) grant will support Gross-Camp and partners over the course of three years on their research project entitled “Realising sustainable, profitable and equitable community-based forest management in Tanzania” (ReSPECT). Gross-Camp’s portion

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NEW Leadership PA institute

Allegheny Student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi Earns Honors at NEW Leadership Training Institute

Allegheny College student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania institute in summer 2018, earning a certificate of distinction — an honor granted to only one student by the program’s coordinators. Rossi, a sophomore from Erie, Pennsylvania, received the certificate for her work on a social action project. As part of

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People & Places: September 2018

Professors of Environmental Science and Sustainability Eric Pallant, Beth Choate, and Benjamin Haywood recently traveled to Penang, Malaysia, to showcase the innovative Allegheny Environmental Science and Sustainability (ESS) curriculum in front of an international audience at the 4th World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities. Professors Pallant, Choate, and Haywood discussed how Allegheny’s newly redesigned

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The Class of 2022

Allegheny College Welcomes Class of 2022

Students in the Allegheny College Class of 2022 have impressive aspirations for their futures — and they’ve already built remarkable résumés of creating positive change. The class, for example, includes a horsehead fiddle player from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, who founded an organization to help youths explore career paths. And a junior Emergency Medical Services team member

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Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Allegheny College alumna Colleen Silky is one of only 90 students from across the world to be awarded a highly competitive 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Silky, 29, of Pittsburgh, grew up in Syracuse, New York, and graduated from Allegheny in 2011 with a double major in neuroscience and psychology. Beginning in September, she will pursue

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Lisa Whitenack

Allegheny College Biology Professor to Provide Expert Commentary on Discovery Channel’s Shark Week

Lisa Whitenack, Allegheny College associate professor of biology, will provide expert commentary on the Discovery Channel Shark Week show “Megalodon: Fact vs. Fiction” on Friday, July 27, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Whitenack and other experts will explore what would happen if the largest shark that ever existed were still alive today. Whitenack researches the biomechanics, evolution

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