Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

From Carr Hall to the BBC: Allegheny College Student-Faculty Research Featured on International Stage

Kylie Wirebach’s research while an Allegheny College student transported her to forests near campus, the heights of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, and, now, to the international stage of the British Broadcasting Corp. Wirebach, Allegheny Class of 2020, was interviewed for the BBC Future story “The Return of Europe’s Largest Beasts,” published in September. She

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People & Places: November 2020

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.   Assistant Professor of Economics Kathryn Bender, along with co-authors at Ohio State University and Louisiana State University, recently had published an article entitled

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Allegheny College Welcomes the Class of 2024

Allegheny College President Hilary L. Link officially welcomed the college’s Class of 2024 during a virtual academic convocation and matriculation ceremony for new students and their families today. The ceremony, typically held in the college’s Raymond P. Shafer Auditorium, was prerecorded and shared online this year due to event protocols promoting health and safety during

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Allegheny College Launches Public Health Campaign to Support Community of Mutual Care

As the beginning of the fall semester approaches, Allegheny College has launched a comprehensive public health and safety campaign that asks the campus community to take steps to stay well and purposefully protect each other and the community as a whole. The campaign is designed to encourage responsibility among campus community members for promoting their

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Allegheny College Successfully Completes $202 Million Fundraising Campaign — the Largest in its 205-Year History

Allegheny College has completed the largest fundraising campaign in its 205-year history, raising more than $202 million in gifts and future commitments. Launched publicly during the college’s bicentennial celebration in 2015, the “Our Allegheny: Our Third Century Quest” campaign fulfilled its $200 million goal and broke all prior Allegheny fundraising records. The campaign focused on

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Allegheny College Professor Emily Chivers Yochim Selected as Mellon Periclean Faculty Leader

Emily Chivers Yochim, Ph.D., associate professor in the Allegheny College Department of Communication, Film and Theatre, is one of 25 faculty members selected by Project Pericles to teach new, innovative courses in the Andrew W. Mellon Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™ in the Humanities. This program connects the humanities and liberal arts learning to challenges

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People & Places: May 2020

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. On March 6, Assistant Professor of Global Health Studies Pamela Runestad participated in Teaching Ethnography for Social Engagement, a workshop sponsored by CU-Boulder.

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People & Places: April 2020

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. Laura Branby, the Pittsburgh-area educator for Allegheny College’s award-winning Creek Connections watershed education program, has received the 2020 Outstanding Environmental Educator Award from

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Allegheny College Professor and Alumna Each Awarded 2020 Science as Story Fellowship

An Allegheny College professor and alumna have each been awarded a 2020 Science as Story Fellowship from Creative Nonfiction, a nonprofit organization in Pittsburgh. Catharina Coenen, professor of biology and biochemistry, and Megan Arnold, a 2019 graduate who majored in biochemistry and minored in psychology, were among 12 individuals selected for the fellowship. The Science

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Allegheny College Junior Delaney Lacey Selected for Goldwater Scholarship

Delaney Lacey, a junior at Allegheny College, has been selected for a 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. The scholarship program honoring the late Senator Barry Goldwater was designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. Lacey, a biology major and psychology minor from Bethel

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