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Allegheny College Receives $1.4 Million Grant from National Science Foundation To Provide STEM Scholarships and Mentoring to Academically Talented Low-income Students

Allegheny College has been awarded a grant of $1,400,294 from the National Science Foundation through the S-STEM (Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. The grant will provide scholarships and programmatic support for academic and co-curricular mentoring to 24 academically talented low-income students. “We are very grateful for the support of the National Science

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CNN and Science Friday Feature Allegheny College Professor’s Book on History of Sourdough Bread Making

The 6,000-year history of sourdough bread is anything but stale. The release of Sourdough Culture: A History of Bread Making from Ancient to Modern Bakers, a new book by Allegheny College Professor Eric Pallant, has garnered coverage from CNN, public radio show Science Friday, and other media outlets. Pallant is a serious amateur baker, a

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Allegheny College Among Best National Liberal Arts Colleges

U.S. News & World Report has again named Allegheny College one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges in the country, highlighting the college’s commitment to innovation, value and undergraduate teaching and research. In annual rankings released Sept. 13, U.S. News & World Report featured Allegheny among a select group of schools with stellar

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Allegheny College Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Support Digital Innovation in Chinese Language and Culture Curriculum

Allegheny College has received a $48,355 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the Digital Humanities Advancement Grant program to support planning efforts to develop a curriculum for intermediate Chinese language and culture that incorporates digital learning tools. The project, titled “An Engaging Digital Curriculum for Intermediate Chinese Language and Culture,” is

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Allegheny College Rises to No. 26 Nationally in Washington Monthly’s Best Liberal Arts Colleges Rankings

Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest and most innovative four-year colleges where multidisciplinary learning breaks the conventional mold, has been named one of the top 30 best liberal arts colleges in the U.S. in Washington Monthly’s 2021 college rankings. Allegheny rose to No. 26 in the Washington Monthly rankings, up from No. 34 last

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Allegheny College Announces Return to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Beginning July 1, 2022

Dr. Hilary L. Link, the 22nd president of Allegheny College, has announced the College’s plans to re-enter the Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) as the league’s 11th full-time member, effective July 1, 2022. “Allegheny College is excited to re-enter the Presidents’ Athletic Conference next year,” Link said. “This return aligns with all three of the strategic

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Allegheny College Welcomes Class of 2025

Allegheny College welcomed students in the Class of 2025 at today’s academic convocation and matriculation ceremony in Raymond P. Shafer Auditorium. Allegheny President Hilary L. Link addressed the new students, who represent 353 high schools, 30 states, and 12 countries. “This is a place that will push you to meet and to learn alongside others

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Allegheny Honors Class of 2020 in Commencement Ceremony

Allegheny College’s Class of 2020 was honored today in a Commencement ceremony held on the College’s Bicentennial Plaza. Allegheny President Hilary L. Link welcomed many graduates from the class back to their alma mater and praised them for their resiliency during the global pandemic that postponed their Commencement, which initially had been scheduled for last

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Sharks, Lies, and Videotape: Scientists Document Many Problems With Shark Week, Marine Biology’s Biggest Stage

Shark Week is many things. First and foremost, it’s a week of shark-themed documentary programming on the Discovery Channel. Now in its 33rd year, it’s the longest-running cable event in history. It’s the biggest audience that marine biologists and ocean conservationists get, attracting millions of viewers who might otherwise not ever think about sharks at

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