Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

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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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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