Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

People & Places: March 2019

  Judson Herrman, the Frank T. McClure Professor of Greek and Latin, has published a substantial peer-reviewed reference article on “Hyperides” for the new digital edition of the Oxford Classical Dictionary, which, in its earlier print editions, has long been the standard reference work in the field of classical studies. Associate Professor of Communication Arts Ishita Sinha

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Allegheny Professor Eric Boynton Receives Fulbright Award to Teach and Conduct Research in Poland

Eric Boynton, professor and chair in the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department at Allegheny College, has received a 2019–20 Fulbright award to teach and conduct research in Poland — some four decades after first visiting the country as a child. “I traveled to Poland with my family for the first time in 1979,” Boynton said.

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Allegheny-Crawford LEGO Social Club Helps Children on the Autism Spectrum Build Social Skills, Friendships

A collaborative program at Allegheny College is helping area children and teens with social difficulties develop their communication skills and build friendships — LEGO brick by LEGO brick. “This club is very unique in the way that it uses the platform of LEGO projects to bring kids on the autism spectrum and with other forms

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People & Places: February 2019

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science & Sustainability Casey Bradshaw-Wilson, along with colleagues, published a paper which will appear in the April 2019 edition in the journal American Midland Naturalist. The article title, “Documentation of Freshwater Mussels (Unionidae) in the Diet of Round Gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) within the French Creek Watershed, Pennsylvania,” highlights her ongoing research

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People & Places: January 2019

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Life Adrienne Krone attended the Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies in Boston in December, where she presented a paper, entitled “Farming and Feminism: Gender Dynamics in the Jewish Community Farming Movement.” An essay, “In the Weeds,” in which she reflects on the state

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Allegheny Names Hilary L. Link as 22nd President of the College

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Hilary L. Link, dean of Temple University Rome, as Allegheny’s 22nd president. Link will assume the presidency on July 1, 2019. The board’s vote followed the unanimous recommendation of Link by the Presidential Search Committee, which conducted a national search for a successor to James H.

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Students’ Dedication, Achievements Inspire Retired Allegheny Employee To Establish Scholarship

Linda Savor remembers her joyful interaction with students when she worked for the Office of Development at Allegheny College from 1994 to 2004. One of her favorite responsibilities as an office coordinator was to supervise work-study students who assisted with clerical and other projects. She remains close to a number of them, including Sallianne Van

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People & Places: December 2018

Associate Professor of Biology Tricia Humphreys and colleagues published a paper in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, titled “Multiple Class I and Class II Haemophilus ducreyi Strains Cause Cutaneous Ulcers in Children on an Endemic Island.” They found that the composition of bacterial strains found on Lihir Island in Papua New Guinea is not affected by

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Allegheny College Hosts Visiting Diplomat Dale Giovengo

Dale Giovengo’s career as a foreign service officer with the U.S. Department of State has spanned posts in France, Albania, Kuwait, Pakistan, Switzerland, Iraq and, now, Allegheny College. Giovengo is serving as a Visiting Diplomat in the Allegheny Gateway during the 2018–19 academic year. Visiting Diplomats are career foreign service officers and specialists located throughout

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New National Ranking Highlights Allegheny College’s Innovative Curriculum

Allegheny College has been recognized in a new national ranking of “innovative colleges and universities that may not get the limelight, but deserve to be household names.” The list of “50 Underrated Colleges Doing Great Things” was published by College Consensus, a college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews. According to College

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