Articles: by Josh Tysiachney

The Endeavor Foundation Awards $248,070 Grant to Allegheny College Law & Policy Program

The Endeavor Foundation has awarded a $248,070 grant to Allegheny College to support the college’s Law & Policy Program, which provides opportunities for students to explore law and policy from theory to practice. The Law & Policy Program blends students’ academic goals and preparation in international and domestic law and policy with on-going opportunities in

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Recent Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Fulbright to Study Medieval Literature in England

If you think of the Middle Ages as little more than dirt, blood and Bubonic Plague, recent Allegheny College graduate Madeline Hernstrom-Hill can enlighten you. “Sure, all that is there, but there is also so much more — complicated medical manuals, treatises about forms of government, astrological thought, trade across incredible distances, I could go

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Allegheny Theatre Professor Mark Cosdon Lends Expertise to Australian TV Show

Mark Cosdon, Allegheny College professor of theatre and performance studies, appeared on a recent episode of the Australian television show “Who Do You Think You Are?”. Cosdon’s segment was recorded in August in London, where he met with Noni Hazlehurst, an immensely popular Australian stage and screen performer who was featured in the episode. “Who Do You Think

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People and Places: May 2018

Professor of Environmental Science and Biology Scott Wissinger received a supplemental grant of $11,181 for his current National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant, Consequences of Climate-Induced Range Shifts on Multiple Ecosystem Functions, which is supporting his study of the role of inland waters in the global carbon budget. The supplemental grant will enable a fifth Allegheny

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Two Allegheny College Seniors Awarded Student Prize for Civility in Public Life

Allegheny College seniors Sarah Alex Nathan and Lucie Rose Shiffman are the recipients of the 2018 Allegheny Student Prize for Civility in Public Life. The College awards the prize annually to two exemplary student leaders who have demonstrated a strong passion for, and deep understanding of, civility on the Allegheny College campus and in community

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Coin Capital Team Wins Zingale Big Idea Competition at Allegheny College

Allegheny College students James Burnette, Austin Bristol and Joe Nagel won first prize and $5,000 in Allegheny’s Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition, a contest sponsored by the college’s Center for Business and Economics and modeled after ABC’s popular “Shark Tank” show. Burnette, Bristol and Nagel’s team — Coin Capital — pitched an idea for a hedge

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Allegheny College to Host Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition

The Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College will hold its Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition April 27–28 in Quigley Hall on the Allegheny campus. The contest emulates the experiences seen on the popular CNBC broadcast “Shark Tank.” The public is invited to attend the final round of presentations on Saturday, April 28, from 9

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Allegheny College Graduate Garrett Devenney Selected for National Health Policy Fellowship

Allegheny College alumnus Garrett Devenney is a busy man and admits his selection as a recipient of the prestigious 2018 David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship hasn’t really sunk in yet. The 2016 Allegheny graduate was one of two students selected for the fellowship, beating out a competitive field of 70 applicants from across the

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Allegheny College Student Grace O’Malley Awarded Prestigious NOAA Hollings Scholarship

Allegheny College sophomore Grace O’Malley has been awarded an Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). O’Malley is the third Allegheny student to win a Hollings Scholarship in the last two years. The competitive scholarship includes two years of tuition support and a paid 10-week summer internship to conduct research, resource

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People & Places: April 2018

Professor of English Ben Slote’s essay, “‘Packed to Its Rafters with Grief’: America’s Kentucky Romance and the Rememorializing of Beloved,” appears in the March 2018 issue of Journal of American Culture. In April he will also be delivering a lecture, “Beloved’s Aggression, Beloved’s Acclaim,” at the Imagining Slavery, Envisioning Freedoms Symposium at the University of

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