Articles: Tag: Biology

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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People & Places: August 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Adrienne Krone, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science & Sustainability and Religious Studies, and Brittany Davis, previously Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Black Studies at Allegheny, published a chapter in the book Key

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People & Places: June/July 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Kirsten Peterson, Senior Assistant Dean of Student Success for Health Professions Advising, presented at the NEAAHP (Health Professions Advisors) meeting held in June 2023 at Niagara Falls. Her topic was “Speaking of Competencies,”

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People & Places: May 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Campus newspaper staff members Sydney Emerson ’23 and Sami Mirza ’24 were recognized with Student Keystone Awards from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association. Emerson, an opinion editor for The Campus, received a first-place honor

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Allegheny College Hosts Eighth Annual Hands-On Science Programming for Local Fourth Graders

For the eighth year, Allegheny College hosted “4th Graders as Scientists” for local students. The program, held over four days in February and March, encourages careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It also included purposeful conservations in mathematics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, physics, computer science, and geology. In addition, it assists in preparing

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People & Places: April 2023

People & Places is a monthly highlight of the ongoing professional activities and achievements of faculty, staff, and students of the College. Mark Cosdon, Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, will return to Sicily’s University of Palermo this fall to teach a course on contemporary American Theatre. While in Italy, Cosdon will present a pair

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Alumnus Treats Cancer Population as Reconstructive Microsurgeon at the No. 1 Cancer Center in the Nation

As a reconstructive microsurgeon at the nation’s No. 1 cancer center, Alex Mericli ’05 uses his deep knowledge to overcome the unexpected and make strides toward eliminating cancer.  In his current position as a plastic surgeon and associate professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Mericli continues to reflect on how beneficial

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Allegheny College Awarded $529,500 Grant by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute To Increase Inclusivity, Address Opportunity Gaps in STEM Fields

Allegheny College has received a grant of $529,500 from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) through the Science Education Program’s Inclusive Excellence Initiative. The grant will support the development of a more inclusive STEM curriculum, with the goal of ensuring that all students feel they belong and can be successful in STEM fields. “This generous

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Allegheny Alumna’s Contributions Support Public Health Efforts at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Kristie Connolly ’07 relentlessly supports public health as a program officer for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a branch of the National Institutes of Health. During her junior year at Allegheny College, she became fascinated with microbiology, which has directed her career ever since. “I initially started at Allegheny as pre-med,”

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