Articles: Allegheny In The News

Allegheny College Starts French Creek Conservation Project

Through the new Watershed Conservation Research Center, Allegheny College faculty and students will collaborate with community partners to engage in conservation-based research and educational outreach in the upper Allegheny River basin, focusing on the French Creek watershed.

For What It’s Earth…Implementing Measures to Help Campuses Go Green

The latest episode of the Faculty Focus Live podcast features Environmental Science & Sustainability Professor & Chair Beth Choate. She discussed how Allegheny faculty and students have worked collaboratively on campus and with community partners to advance sustainability initiatives.

The Shakespearean Tall Tale That Shaped How We See Starlings

The New York Times featured fascinating research by Allegheny English Professor John MacNeill Miller and Lauren Fugate ’20 that explores connections between literature and perceptions of nature. Their study debunks a long-repeated story that the introduction of the common-but-reviled starling to North America can be attributed solely to a 19th-century admirer of Shakespeare.

Issues affecting the local housing market

Allegheny Center for Business & Economics Co-director Chris Allison was interviewed for this story, sharing insights on rising interest rates and inflation.