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Allegheny’s Student Alliance for Prison Reform Hosts Anthony Ray Hinton

Anthony Ray Hinton was released from Jefferson County (Alabama) Jail in 2015 after serving one of the longest sentences on death row among those later exonerated — and since then he has been traveling the country telling his story. Hinton spoke at Allegheny College on Thursday, Sept. 20, as part of a program sponsored by

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Ahoy, Gators! First-Year Allegheny Students Sail Through Time

On a bright and balmy September afternoon, Allegheny College Professors Casey Bradshaw-Wilson and Richard Bowden moved their classrooms onto the rolling deck of a 19th-century fishing schooner and skimmed through the ripples of a gently turbulent Lake Erie off Presque Isle — much to the delight of their 30 first-year seminar students and a handful

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Allegheny Student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi Earns Honors at NEW Leadership Training Institute

Allegheny College student Mia Cota-Robles Rossi attended the National Education for Women’s (NEW) Leadership Pennsylvania institute in summer 2018, earning a certificate of distinction — an honor granted to only one student by the program’s coordinators. Rossi, a sophomore from Erie, Pennsylvania, received the certificate for her work on a social action project. As part of

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Presentation Icon in the form of a triptych; Artist: K. K. (signed), Russian, 1916.

Allegheny’s Treasured Collections of Artifacts, Manuscripts Get Worldwide Exposure

Whether they are housed in the second-floor special collections area of Pelletier Library or in an academic department’s archives, Allegheny College hosts a colorful and historic treasure trove of photos and documents. But they are largely unknown to many students, alumni and researchers. That won’t be the case anymore as the college’s Library Information and

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Allegheny to Host Public Lecture Series on Energy and Society

Allegheny College will host a series of three public lectures this fall focused on U.S. energy from a variety of perspectives, including energy policy, the relationship between freshwater and energy resources, and environmental injustices associated with energy production and distribution. The first lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Tippie Alumni

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Allegheny Welcomes New Faculty

From a former resident of nearby Townville to a fantasy football player to a dedicated amateur chef, Allegheny’s new faculty members bring many unique backgrounds and qualities to the teaching table in the fall of 2018. Let’s meet each of them briefly: Catherine Allgeier Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics As a visiting assistant professor of

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The Opioid Epidemic: Developing a GeoStory for Crawford County

Like many areas in the nation, Crawford County is reckoning with the ongoing opioid crisis, which is silencing the voices of young people, wreaking havoc on families, and eating away at the social fabric of many communities at an alarming rate. Rebecca Dawson, assistant professor of biology and global health studies at Allegheny College, and

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Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie Present $7 Million Challenge Gift to Allegheny College to Restore Bentley Hall

Allegheny College President James H. Mullen, Jr., announced that the college has received a $7 million challenge gift from Henry and Patricia Bush Tippie to renovate Bentley Hall, the college’s oldest building and the site of its first formal classes. The Fund for Bentley Hall Challenge, a dollar-for-dollar match, already has generated an additional $6.5

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