Articles: by Allegheny College

48 Hour Film Festival 2017

15 teams write, direct, shoot and edit a film in 48 hours using a common line of dialogue (“And that’s the last we ever saw of her/him/them/etc.”) and a common prop (glow stick). Winners of categories such as “best of fest” and “best use of prop” are shown in this video.

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Tibetan Monk Sand Mandala Time-Lapse

Tibetan Buddhist monks from Drepung Loseling Monastery were on campus this week to construct a mandala sand painting as part of the college’s Year of Mindfulness. From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with colored sand ranks as one of the most unique and exquisite. Millions of grains of sand are

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Rigorous Academics Inspire a Career in Physics

When he enrolled at Allegheny, Colby Mangini ’04 thought he’d probably major in international studies. He had studied Spanish in high school, and international business and economics sounded interesting. He wanted a college degree but wasn’t exactly passionate about academics. “I wasn’t challenged that much in high school and could get by doing the bare

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Seven Elected to Allegheny College Board of Trustees

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has added seven members, including: Kevin Baird of Gross Pointe Farms, Michigan; Curt Cramer of Detroit, Michigan; Robert A. Marchman of Maplewood, New Jersey; Bishop Cynthia Moore-Koikoi of Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania; Jim Spalding of Nashville, Tennessee; Arthur Stewart of Warren, Pennsylvania; and Karen Ubelhart of New York City.

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Allegheny College Ranked Among Top 50 Green Colleges

Allegheny College has been named among the Top 50 Green Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The educational services company known for its test prep and tutoring services, books, and college rankings features Allegheny in the 2016 edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 361 Green Colleges.” The guide

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Harper to Speak About Diversity in IDEAS Lecture Series

JoAnna Harper will speak about diversity as part of Allegheny’s ongoing IDEAS Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Quigley Hall. The event, hosted by the college’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access & Social Justice (IDEAS) Center, is free and open to the public. Harper is a teacher with a

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Allegheny Survey: 2016 Presidential Campaign Reveals Chilling Trend Lines For Civility in U.S. Politics

October 17, 2016 (Meadville, PA) – As American voters await the third and final presidential debate this week, a landmark new Zogby Survey on Civility in U.S. Politics commissioned by Allegheny College reveals chilling trend lines for civility in America. The September 2016 survey of 1,286 adults, which revisits the same questions asked in Allegheny’s

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