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Hilary L. Link Begins Work as 22nd President of Allegheny College

Hilary L. Link, Ph.D., began her tenure as the 22nd president of Allegheny College today. Link’s appointment was announced by the college’s board of trustees in January. Link, the first woman in Allegheny’s history to hold the college’s highest office, succeeds James H. Mullen, Jr., who retired after 11 years at the college. “I am

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Allegheny College Student Spending Semester Sailing Through Waters of New Zealand

Allegheny College student Luke Kellett, an environmental studies major and political science minor from Pasadena, Maryland, is among a select group of 26 undergraduates from diverse U.S. institutions who are spending this semester sailing through the waters of New Zealand. Their goal is to study one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century:

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Letters to the Editor — Winter 2019 Allegheny Magazine

Remembering the Glory Days of Street Theatre I read with interest the profile of Ted Shaker ’72 which was featured in the latest issue of Allegheny magazine and which began with a brief description of Shaker’s involvement in Street Theatre when he was a student. The article did not mention that the founder of Allegheny’s

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Gator Swimmers Break a Record, Arbore Hits 1,000 Career Points

Sadie Brown, Aimee Verardi, Anna Verardi and McClaren Rodriguez broke a nine-year-old Allegheny record in the 200 freestyle relay by more than a second at the Fredonia Blue Devil Invitational on Dec. 7. The previous best time in Gator history was set in 2009 by Ashley Whitehead, Megan McGuire, Erin Ham and Megan Knox at

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Meadiaville Listening Project to Debut Its Third Season

Allegheny’s Communication Arts and Theatre Department students will release the third season of the Meadiaville Listening Project, called “North Main Narratives,” an oral-history podcast that features the college’s recently retired staff and professors, with a listening party planned for Monday, Dec. 10, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Meadville Public Library, 848 N. Main

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Allegheny College Introduces New Major in Integrative Informatics

Allegheny College has introduced a new major in integrative informatics beginning in the 2018–19 academic year. The major is designed to help students understand the impact of information, data and technology on society and learn to develop new uses for data analysis. The integrative informatics major combines coursework in computer science, art, the humanities, and

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Allegheny Students Take Law and Policy Trip to International Humanitarian Law Dialogs

Departing for Chautauqua, New York, on the morning of August 28, a group of 22 Allegheny students attended the 12th International Humanitarian Law Dialogs on a trip sponsored by the college’s Law and Policy Program. Held at the esteemed Chautauqua Institution, this event focused on cultural approaches to international justice by posing the question, “Is

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

U.S. News & World Report has named Allegheny College one of the top 100 national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. — and one of the top 30 most innovative. In annual rankings released today, U.S. News & World Report also recognized Allegheny as a school committed to providing students the best educational experience through

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Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie Present $7 Million Challenge Gift to Allegheny College to Restore Bentley Hall

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr., announced that the college has received a $7 million challenge gift from Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie to renovate Bentley Hall, the college’s oldest building and the site of its first formal classes. The Fund for Bentley Hall Challenge, a dollar-for-dollar match, already has generated an additional $6.5

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