Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

People & Places: February 2020

Michael Michaelides, assistant professor in economics, recently had published an article in the scholarly journal Economic Modelling, Vol. 85. Titled “On Modeling Heterogeneity in Linear Models Using Trend Polynomials,” the article explores different possible modeling techniques and forms a recommendation for how to model data exhibiting time heterogeneity in the context of linear models. Associate

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Allegheny College Named a Best Value College for 2020 by The Princeton Review

Allegheny College is one of the nation’s top colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation and at an affordable price — and one of the top 25 best schools for making an impact, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company named Allegheny as a Best Value College for 2020

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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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