Articles: by Richard Stanley

Allegheny Graduate Greg Merz Helps Track Down Coronavirus Therapies

Dr. Greg Merz is hot on the trail of a killer. He spends most of his workday watching proteins interact with one another, usually eavesdropping on this give-and-take on his computer screen with the help of a cryo-electron microscope. Merz, a 2010 Allegheny College graduate, conducts his observations and research at the University of California

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Allegheny College Receives Grant to Support MLK Program in Meadville

Allegheny College has received a grant of $44,549 from the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and supported by the U.S.Department of Education. The grant will allow the college’s award-winning Creek Connections program, an environmental education outreach program that brings hands-on environmental education to

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Allegheny College Receives Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award

Allegheny College has been honored with the 2020 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award, recognizing its 13-year program to achieve carbon neutrality on campus, becoming only the eighth college in the U.S. to realize this goal. The Western Pennsylvania Environmental Awards are presented annually by Dominion Energy and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council to local organizations that demonstrate

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Allegheny College Receives Grant to Help Promote Creek Connections Program

Allegheny College has received a $1,500 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation and the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy’s Watershed Mini Grant Program in support of the college’s Creek Connections program, an environmental education outreach program that brings hands-on environmental education to K-12 schools throughout western Pennsylvania. The grant will be used to purchase promotional materials

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Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio Releases CD, Shares Virtual Performance

The Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio, of which Dr. Jennifer Dearden, associate professor of music and chair of the Allegheny College Music Department, is a founding member, has announced the recent release of its first album, “Expeditions.” The trio also consists of two other music professors from the northwest Pennsylvania area — Dr. Timothy Winfield of

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Allegheny Alumni Journalists Discuss Local Storytelling Amid the Pandemic

A year ago, Marley Parish, Alex Weidenhof and Ellis Giacomelli had just received their diplomas from Allegheny College. They now find themselves as community journalists working for local newspapers and covering the impacts of the worldwide pandemic that is perhaps the biggest ongoing story since World War II. All three of the 2019 graduates and

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National Radio Program to Spotlight Faculty Research at Allegheny College

Six Allegheny College professors will be featured on “The Academic Minute,” a national radio broadcast and podcast that highlights research from colleges and universities throughout the world, beginning on Monday, May 25. Starting with Monday’s broadcast, five of the professors will “take over” “The Academic Minute” program for the week. Each day, one Allegheny faculty

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Allegheny Students, Garden Manager Honored for Sustainability Work

An Allegheny College student environmental organization, two individual students and the College’s garden manager have been recognized by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium (PERC) as 2020 Campus Sustainability Champions. The Campus Sustainability Champion title is awarded annually to students, faculty, administrators and staff of Pennsylvania colleges and universities who have made meaningful contributions benefiting social,

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