Emily Eikey ’16 has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Emily is one of 2,000 students — out of almost 17,000 applicants — to receive the fellowship, which will support her research in graduate school. Emily plans to earn her Ph.D. in chemistry.
Articles: by Kathleen Roos
Colleen Bodnar ’17 received an honorable mention in the highly competitive Goldwater Award competition.
Kristi Allen ’16 presented her summer research in collaboration with Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ryan Van Horn at the 2016 American Physical Society meeting in Baltimore in March. Her poster was titled “Crystallization Trends of PEO-b-PCL with Solvent and Temperature Effects.” Professor Van Horn also gave a presentation at the APS conference, titled “Coincident Crystallization
Robert (Trey) Durst III ’16 and Quintin Peacock ’17 presented papers in early March at the Russian Symposium and Phi Alpha Theta PA-West Regional Conference, both held at Mercyhurst University. Trey discussed his work “Sergei Eisenstein: Individual Revolution versus Paternal Authority,” which explored the Soviet filmmaker’s views on authority to suggest that his memoir and
Izoduwa Idehen-Amadasun ’18, Emerald Wright-Collie ’16, and Assistant Professor of Community and Justice Studies Heather Moore presented original research at the National Council for Black Studies annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. The panel was titled “Reflections on Communit(ies), Black Public Identities, and Higher Education in the #BlackLivesMatter Era.”
Delaney Heard ’17 and Jonah Raether ’18 presented a poster at the AAC&U Conference on “Diversity, Learning, and Student Success” in Philadelphia on March 18. The poster was on their work as Allegheny Community Engagement Student (ACES) Fellows, a student-initiated position in the Gateway.
Brianna Layman ’16 has been awarded a Three Rivers Pittsburgh Arts Festival Emerging Artist Scholarship, an award that includes a booth for her to showcase and sell her artwork at the annual arts festival. Brianna will be exhibiting her work June 3–7.
Research by Katie Denning ’16, Maria Kim ’18, Alana Picozzi ’18, Natasha Torrence ’17, Osasere Edebiri ’16, Annie Utterback ’16 and Professors Sarah Conklin, Lydia Eckstein Jackson, Aimee Knupsky, and Ryan Pickering was presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association in New York City in March. Katie Denning — in collaboration
Eleven student musicians from the Allegheny Wind Symphony were chosen to participate in the 2016 Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Band, March 4-6 at Elizabethtown College. They traveled with Professor of Music Lowell Hepler and Assistant Professor of Music Julie Hepler to be part of the all-state honor band. Chosen to represent Allegheny were Celena Turiano ’18, flute;
A paper by Matthew Zaborowski ’17 and Assistant Professor of Global Health Studies and Biology Rebecca Dawson, “Emergency Department Admissions for Dental & Oral Health Concerns in Rural Northwestern Pennsylvania,” was published in the latest issue (Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016) of the Open Journal of Emergency Medicine.