Articles: by Richard Stanley

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Allegheny College Welcomes Two Alumni as Trustees

The Allegheny College Board of Trustees has added two members, including a longtime health-care industry professional and an attorney with expertise in securities and financial reporting. They started their terms on the board effective Oct. 1. Thomas J. Sadvary is the former chief executive officer of HonorHealth where he was instrumental in leading the creation

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Allegheny’s Creek Connections Receives $40,000 Grable Foundation Grant

Allegheny College’s Creek Connections program has received a $40,000 grant from the Grable Foundation to fund educator expenses in the Pittsburgh area, such as workshops, water-testing kits and school travel over the next two years. “The grant allows us to continue our high level of support to Pittsburgh-area teachers, including materials for water-quality monitoring and

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Allegheny Professor Receives Grant to Help With Sustainable Community-Based Forestry Project in Africa

Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp, a visiting assistant professor of environmental science and sustainability at Allegheny College, has received a grant from the United Kingdom’s Darwin Initiative in conjunction with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in Scotland to make forest management sustainable in Tanzania. The $469,000 grant will support the project participants over the course of three

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Allegheny Earns Latest Ranking as a Top Liberal Arts College

Allegheny College has been named among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States in the 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings. Allegheny ranked No. 51 among all liberal arts colleges in the nation, and No. 134 of more than 1,000 schools, colleges and universities identified in the publication’s annual student-focused

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Profitability is the Key to Sustainability, Scholar Says

The key to future abundant renewable energy is finding a way to generate and distribute that energy in a profitable and sustainable way, scholar and author Jeffrey Ball told an audience at Allegheny College on Tuesday night. Ball, a former newspaper reporter, said his experience reporting on and researching renewable energy policy has shown him

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Robert Glennon

National Expert on Water-Use Policy to Speak at Allegheny

Robert Glennon, one of the nation’s foremost scholars on water policy and law, will deliver a free public address titled “Our Thirst for Energy in a Warming, Water-Stressed World” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Allegheny College’s Ford Chapel. During his visit, Glennon also will receive the inaugural Ewalt Environmental Prize from the college

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Allegheny’s Student Alliance for Prison Reform Hosts Anthony Ray Hinton

Anthony Ray Hinton was released from Jefferson County (Alabama) Jail in 2015 after serving one of the longest sentences on death row among those later exonerated — and since then he has been traveling the country telling his story. Hinton spoke at Allegheny College on Thursday, Sept. 20, as part of a program sponsored by

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Ahoy, Gators! First-Year Allegheny Students Sail Through Time

On a bright and balmy September afternoon, Allegheny College Professors Casey Bradshaw-Wilson and Richard Bowden moved their classrooms onto the rolling deck of a 19th-century fishing schooner and skimmed through the ripples of a gently turbulent Lake Erie off Presque Isle — much to the delight of their 30 first-year seminar students and a handful

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Presentation Icon in the form of a triptych; Artist: K. K. (signed), Russian, 1916.

Allegheny’s Treasured Collections of Artifacts, Manuscripts Get Worldwide Exposure

Whether they are housed in the second-floor special collections area of Pelletier Library or in an academic department’s archives, Allegheny College hosts a colorful and historic treasure trove of photos and documents. But they are largely unknown to many students, alumni and researchers. That won’t be the case anymore as the college’s Library Information and

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Allegheny to Host Public Lecture Series on Energy and Society

Allegheny College will host a series of three public lectures this fall focused on U.S. energy from a variety of perspectives, including energy policy, the relationship between freshwater and energy resources, and environmental injustices associated with energy production and distribution. The first lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Tippie Alumni

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