Articles: Tag: Biology

People & Places: December 2023 – April 2024

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Sustainability Delia Byrnes contributed an essay titled “Ecocriticism: From the Wilderness Idea to Just Multispecies Futures” to the edited collection The Routledge Companion to Literature and Social Justice, which was published on November 20, 2023.  Her essay traces the theoretical field of ecocriticism from its origins in European and

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Allegheny College Student Selected For Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowship

Danielle Aira Savellano ’25 has been selected as a data analytics Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) fellow in a competitive national search for the PPIA Junior Summer Institute. As a fellow, she will pursue her dream of integrating her passion for public policy and data to address societal issues. “I love conducting data-driven research

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Allegheny Alumna Named Founding Dean for Admissions and Recruitment at Methodist University’s College of Medicine

Allegheny alumna, Dr. Rebecca Miller Wise ‘91, has been named Founding Dean for Admissions and Recruitment at Methodist University’s new Cape Fear Valley Health School of Medicine. Wise is a board-certified clinician in Geriatric Pharmacy with more than 30 years of experience in education with expertise in integrative medicine, medical cannabis, geriatric medication therapy management

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Allegheny College Graduate Studies At Columbia University To Better Human Rights

Kelechi Dimgba ’23 has dedicated her career to forming policies that promote gender equity and protect global human rights. Currently, Dimgba is pursuing a Master’s of International Affairs with a concentration in urban social policy and a specialization in international organizations and United Nations studies at Columbia University.  While studying as a global health major

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Former Allegheny Teammates Reunite Through Organ Donation Awareness

Tucked away in a quiet corner during a family ski trip to Vermont, alumna Jess Goeller ’04 finds a moment of solitude to reflect on her time at Allegheny College. Goeller works full-time as a project manager of medical devices at Bayer in Pittsburgh. She’s also a wife and mother of four boys, which makes

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Allegheny Student Studies Away At Duke University Marine Lab

One experience changed the trajectory of Samantha Dzierba ‘25— leading her to dedicate herself and her career toward the stewardship of ocean life.  During the fall of 2023, Dzierba was surrounded by sea life while studying away at the Duke University Marine Lab in Beaufort, North Carolina. The experience allowed her unique access to various

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Alumnus Mentors Future Healthcare Leaders at Yale University

As a senior medical resident on the clinician-educator track at Yale University, Mike Arcieri ’17 addresses patients’ health needs while educating and mentoring future healthcare leaders. Arcieri says his strong foundation in research from Allegheny College gave him the support to pursue his passion.  “At Allegheny, you get to see a project from start to

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Allegheny Student’s Research Puts Teeth in the Mighty Bite of the Shark

Meadville, PA – It’s roughly 350 miles from the Allegheny College campus to the frothy, shark-infested waters of the Atlantic Ocean, but that didn’t stop Ryan Sesler ’23 from pursuing his passion for marine biology and studying the notorious marine creatures. Sesler’s senior project research was centered around the hypothesis put forth by his advisor,

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