Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

People & Places: March 2018

Professor of English Christopher Bakken was recently a featured speaker at the symposium “Patrick Leigh Fermor: To Greece with Love” held at the University of Copenhagen. Bakken has a long-form essay about Jamaica forthcoming in The Iowa Review, as well as new poetry forthcoming in Parnassus: Poetry in Review and Copper Nickel.   Associate Professor

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Joseph Harding

Annual Lord Lecture to Discuss “Designing Medicine’s Holy Grail”

Joseph Harding, Ph.D., professor of integrative physiology and neuroscience at Washington State University, will present the annual Lord Lecture at Allegheny College at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 9, in Ford Memorial Chapel. His talk, “Designing Medicine’s Holy Grail: Development and Therapeutic Potential of Small Molecule Growth Factor Mimics,” is free and open to the

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Annual Lehman Medical Ethics Lecture to Explore “Conscientious Objection in Health Care”

Mark R. Wicclair, Ph.D., will present the 13th annual Lehman Medical Ethics Lecture at Allegheny College on Wednesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Quigley Hall Auditorium. The talk — titled “Conscientious Objection in Health Care: Deciding When to Accommodate Health Professionals” — is free and open to the public. Wicclair, a philosopher, is an adjunct professor of

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National History Day

Allegheny College to Host National History Day Competition

Allegheny College will host the northwestern Pennsylvania National History Day academic competition on Saturday, Feb. 24, with middle- and high-school students presenting projects related to the theme of “Conflict and Compromise in History.” More than 20 students from schools in Erie, Crawford, McKean and Warren Counties are set to participate in the regional event. Students

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Wissinger, Balik Present at Entomological Society of America Meetings

Professor of Environmental Science and Biology Scott Wissinger and Jared Balik ’16 presented an invited paper in the symposium Impacts of Climate Change on “Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Invertebrates: Research from Earth’s Coldest and Most Rapidly Changing Environments” at the Entomological Society of America meetings in November 2017. The paper was titled “Elevational range shifts in alpine

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Mattiace Receives Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Award

Professor of Political Science Shannan Mattiace and co-authors Guillermo Trejo (University of Notre Dame) and Sandra Ley (CIDE, Mexico City) are the recipients of a Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Award for their work on the project “Criminal Violence and Indigenous Resistance. Why Ethnic Autonomy Institutions Deter Drug Violence in Mexico.” They will use this $40,000

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Krone Presents Papers at American Academy of Religion Meeting

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of Jewish Life Adrienne Krone recently presented two papers on her research at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion, which was held in Boston, Mass., November 17–21. She presented a paper about a beekeeping program at a Jewish organization in Canada called Shoresh entitled “Humans

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