Articles: by Richard Stanley

Allegheny Lauded as a Top Liberal Arts College by Wall Street Journal

Allegheny College has been included among the best liberal arts colleges in the United States in the 2020 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education U.S. College Rankings. Allegheny ranked No. 60 among all liberal arts colleges in the nation, and in the top 20 percent overall among all the schools, colleges and universities identified in the

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Allegheny Alumnus Reaches the Heights of the Appalachian Trail

This was no stroll in the park. It was a five-month, 2,192-mile grind that tested the mettle of David Gallogly. But in the end, on August 27, 2019, Gallogly stood triumphantly on the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine, 164 days after setting out from the southern terminus of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. “I

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Allegheny College to Host 2019 Executive in Residence Diane Sutter

Allegheny College’s Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics welcomes Diane Sutter, an alumna and leader in the broadcasting industry, as the 2019 Executive in Residence. Sutter will be on campus from Monday, September 30, through Wednesday, October 2, and will deliver two public talks. Sutter is a 1972 Allegheny graduate who lives in

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Allegheny Professor Emeritus Shares New-Age Vision in Off-Broadway Show

Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Hold it and picture a field of poppies glistening in the sunlight among the rolling green hills. You are peaceful. You are floating among the clouds. Now exhale slowly and feel the love. Joshua Searle-White has dropped plenty of coin to hear gurus share visions like this in

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Allegheny College Receives Grant to Study Citizen Science

Allegheny College has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to explore how citizen science can help people feel more connected to places in their local communities while developing science learning skills. Benjamin K. Haywood, assistant professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability at Allegheny, will spearhead the research along with Julia K. Parrish,

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Allegheny Art Galleries and Meadville Council on the Arts to Co-Host Exhibition

An exhibition titled “Parallax” will be co-hosted by the Allegheny Art Galleries and the Meadville Council on the Arts and will be on view from Sept. 5 to 26 at both venues. On Thursday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m., the Allegheny Art Galleries and the Meadville Council on the Arts will host concurrent

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Why Might People Not Seek Help for Mental Illness? Allegheny College Research Team Looks for Answers

Mental health problems are on the rise in the United States, but due to a variety of reasons, many people aren’t getting or seeking the help they need, says Allegheny Psychology Professor Monali Chowdhury. Recognizing a lack of research on the subject, Chowdhury tasked students in her research group to study this phenomenon in the

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Welcome, New Gators! It’s Time to Leave That Stress Behind

Hey, Allegheny College first-year Gators, August 24 is fast approaching and that means it’s almost showtime — moving in, exploring campus, and getting to class. For some of you, the stress level might be ratcheting up, but there’s no need for that. Stay calm. Stay cool. Stay collected. With that in mind, here is some

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Goats Come to the Rescue, Thanks to Allegheny Class Research Project

If you venture into the Erie National Wildlife Refuge east of Meadville as the summer winds down, you’ll likely come across eight well-fed goats who are gorging themselves on non-native plants and savoring every bite. They probably won’t even notice you staring at them as they chew. The goats were brought in for the summer

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