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Allegheny College Students Explore Law and Public Policy Inside the Beltway During D.C. Seminar Trip

A winter break seminar in Washington, D.C., took a dozen Allegheny College students into some of the nation’s most important institutions of government — and gave them an insider’s look at careers in law and public policy. The College’s Law & Policy Program sponsored the nine-day seminar, “Institutions and Interests that Shape the Policy Process,”

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Environmental Science & Sustainability Students and Professor Design, Install Solar Panel Array at Area Church

Ian Carbone, associate professor of environmental science & sustainability, engaged his students in a project where they developed plans for and installed an array of solar panels at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Meadville. Video by Scott Mason of Oct28 Productions

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Three Distinguished Leaders with Ties to Allegheny College Appointed to Administrative and Transition Advisory Committee Posts by Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro

Three distinguished leaders with ties to Allegheny College — Larry Hailsham, Jr., Mark Campbell, and James H. Mullen, Jr. —  have been appointed to key administrative and transition advisory committee posts by Pennsylvania Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro. Larry Hailsham, Jr., Allegheny Class of 2015, has been appointed as executive deputy chief of staff by Shapiro. Hailsham,

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Five Elected to the Allegheny College Board of Trustees

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, announced that the college’s Board of Trustees has added five new members: Mary S. Amsdell, of Rocky River, Ohio; Mark Maruszewski, of Darien, Connecticut; Derrick B. Owens, of Silver Spring, Maryland; Ellen M. Yount, of Starksboro,

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Scientists Document Issues With, Identify Opportunities for “Shark Week” in Newly Published Analysis of Marine Biology’s Biggest Stage

The long-running Discovery Channel series “Shark Week” is likely contributing to a collective public perception of sharks as bad — but even relatively small changes could substantially improve the show’s presentation of sharks, shark science and conservation issues, and scientists, according to a newly published study. The article, “A content analysis of 32 years of

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Sen. Michele Brooks Announces Grants to Support Job Creation, Local Economy

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) announced that two Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants totaling $2.5 million were awarded to Crawford County. The grants will benefit the community by supporting job creation and improving the local economy. A grant in the amount of $2 million will be used for the renovation of Allegheny College’s Reis Hall

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Single Voice Reading Series Opens with Allegheny College Alumni William Brewer and Ryann Stevenson

The Single Voice Reading Series at Allegheny College will begin its 2022-23 season on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. with readings by Allegheny alumni William Brewer and Ryann Stevenson. The event in the Tillotson Room of the Tippie Alumni Center is free and open to the public. William Brewer’s debut novel, “The Red Arrow,”

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Finding a Creative Side Hustle

In New York — or maybe everywhere — there’s practically a law saying that you have to find a creative side hustle. The woman who owns the dog-walking business in my neighborhood sings in her own cabaret act. I know a financial planner who’s shopping around a script for a romantic comedy she wrote. I

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Allegheny College’s Andy Walker Appointed to HUD + Higher Ed Engagement Think Tank

Andy Walker, executive director of economic, civic, and community engagement at Allegheny College, has been appointed to the HUD + Higher Ed Engagement Think Tank, a group of 30 strategic professionals who will lead activities and provide guidance for a new higher education-focused collaboration announced this week by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

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