Articles: by Richard Stanley

Allegheny Student Wins Fulbright Scholarship for Summer Study in the U.K.

Allegheny College student Sarah Shapley will participate in a Fulbright Summer Institute to study in Wales in the United Kingdom through one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide. Shapley, a rising junior, is from Fairport in suburban Rochester, New York. She is a major in international studies with a minor

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Barbara Shaw Receives Endowed Professorship for Interdisciplinary Studies at Allegheny

Barbara L. Shaw has been named the first recipient of the Brett ’65 and Gwendolyn ’64 Elliott Professorship for Interdisciplinary Studies at Allegheny College. Shaw teaches in the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and has been at Allegheny since 2009. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and a doctorate in American Studies

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Allegheny Graduating Senior Will Pursue Environmental Research in the Rocky Mountains

During the summer of 2018, Allegheny College graduating senior Leah Franzluebbers will be working among the high peaks in the Mountain West. She is looking ahead to her summer job as a research assistant at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Colorado. This will be Franzluebbers’ second summer in Colorado working at the world-renowned high

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Allegheny Professors Receive Grant to Integrate the Humanities and Sciences

Two Allegheny College professors have been awarded $35,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to plan for interdisciplinary partnerships between the natural sciences and the humanities and to extend the impact of the humanities both in and out of the classroom. Associate Professor of English M. Soledad Caballero, project director, and Associate Professor

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Allegheny’s 2018 Scholars Symposium to Feature Student Research and Accomplishments

Allegheny College will welcome students, their families and friends, staff, faculty and the public to a celebration of student research and achievement on Tuesday, May 1. This will be the College’s second annual Richard J. Cook – Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium, a campus-wide, all-day celebration that highlights innovative student projects completed during the past

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Allegheny to Host Panel of Experts Discussing the Economic Impact of the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis has hit Pennsylvania hard. Fatal overdoses rose 37 percent across the state between 2015 and 2016 and are now the leading cause of death among Americans under 50, health statistics from Pennsylvania and other states show. Death rates have been particularly high in counties in Western Pennsylvania. Beaver, Allegheny, Washington, Butler, Crawford

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Nationally Known Religious Leader to Visit Allegheny

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson, retired global leader for the Metropolitan Community Churches and a renowned leader in the LGBT Christian community, will visit the Allegheny College campus in March for a 10-day residency. Rev. Wilson, a 1972 graduate of Allegheny, will be the keynote speaker for a workshop titled “Ministry With Trans Persons” from

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Political Science Professor Shannan Mattiace Receives Fulbright Award

Shannan Mattiace, professor and chair of the Political Science Department at Allegheny College, has received a 2018–19 Fulbright Award to teach and conduct research in the South American nation of Chile. Mattiace said she plans to live in Chile for five months beginning in February 2019. “It has been my dream for decades to receive

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Allegheny to Host Visiting Scholar Who Will Address Issues of Race in Shakespearean Theater

Ayanna Thompson, a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar and one of the world’s foremost authorities on issues of race in Shakespeare and the impact of nontraditional casting on audiences today, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 15, in Ford Chapel at Allegheny College. A reception will follow in the Ford Chapel Oratory. The free

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