Articles: alumni affairs

Environmental Science Researchers Present Results at Forest Soils Conference

Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden and Lauren Deem ’12 co-authored an invited presentation, “Litter Controls on Soil Carbon Quantity and Quality in an Eastern Deciduous Forest,” at the North American Forest Soils Conference. The research, conducted at the Bousson Environmental Research Reserve, examines the ability of soils to help reduce atmospheric carbon dioxide increases that lead to climate

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Coates and Alumni Published in the Journal Chemical Senses

Professor of Biology and Neuroscience Lee Coates and co-authors Jessica Kenemuth ’10, Shane Hennessy ’10, Ryan Hanson ’10, and Allison Hensler ’11 recently published the article “Investigation of Nasal CO2 Receptor Transduction Mechanisms in Wild-Type and GC-D Knockout Mice” in the journal Chemical Senses. This work reports results from the students’ summer research and Senior Projects. Jessica and Allison are in dental school at the University

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Conklin Publishes in Two Professional Journals

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Sarah Conklin recently had two papers accepted for publication. With her collaborators at the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and Graduate School of Public Health, she co-authored “Concurrent Physical Activity Modifies the Association Between Omega-3 Long-Chain Fatty Acids and Cardiometabolic Risk,” which reported that habitual physical activity may be necessary to unmask

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Junior Seminar Inspires Multidisciplinary Research

In June 2013, Max Lindquist ’14 attended the Association of Environmental Studies & Sciences Annual Conference where he presented a paper he co-authored with Assistant Professor of Global Health and Development and Environmental Studies Liz Olson, Associate Professor of Communication Arts Michael Mehler, Professor of Environmental Science Eric Pallant, Visiting Artist Tanja Beer, Theater Designer Leslie Fairman, Shannon Wade ’13, and Samantha Hoderlein ’15.

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2013 Gator Innovation Challenge

Sixteen student teams participated in Allegheny’s Sixth Annual Gator Innovation Challenge on Saturday, April 27, in Quigley Hall.  The Gator Innovation Challenge is a competition designed to promote the spirit of entrepreneurship among Allegheny students. Each proposal focuses on an innovative project that could create wealth and/or address a community problem, bring together and/or create

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