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Allegheny College Senior Conducts Innovative AI Research During MIT’s Summer Research Program

Allegheny College senior Teona Bagashvili secured a competitive spot in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2021 Summer Research Program, where she contributed to groundbreaking artificial intelligence (AI) research. Majoring in computer science and minoring in dance and movement studies, Bagashvili says that Allegheny College gave her the foundation to work alongside brilliant students from

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Allegheny College Student Interviews International Journalist Through Journalism and Democracy Class

A journalism and democracy course led by Allegheny College Professor of English Ben Slote took an unexpected and memorable turn for one student. Roman Hladio ’23, an English major with a journalism in the public interest minor, had the opportunity to interview a dissident Belarusian journalist living in Poland. The interview was a natural outgrowth

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“Power Up” Fundraising Campaign Supports Computer Science Opportunities for Allegheny College Students

Founded in 1979, the Department of Computer Science at Allegheny College has been around for more than four decades and is still looking for ways to innovate. Thanks to the success of their inaugural fundraising campaign and the alumni who supported it, the department will be able to strengthen opportunities for current and incoming students

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Gator Week of Welcome Celebrates Community, Tradition as Allegheny Students Arrive for the Fall Semester

As Move-in fast approaches for the fall semester, many across the Allegheny College campus have been working to plan activities and bring new traditions to Gator Week of Welcome, a series of events leading up to the first day of classes on August 24. “We have so many exciting events to welcome new students and

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Birds of a Feather

To Will Harrod ’21 and Allegheny College Biology Professor Ron Mumme, lab research means early morning drives and time spent among the trees. Their eyes stay fixed not down into a microscope, but up into forest branches. Their muse? The hooded warbler. For two summers, Harrod partnered with Mumme to conduct fieldwork following the behavioral

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TIL: Reddit vs. Wall Street

You’ve likely heard chatter this week about GameStop, a store you vaguely remember passing when malls were still frequented, Reddit users battling Wall Street, and something about short selling stock. We spoke to Allegheny Economics Professor Michael Michaelides to answer questions you might have about what’s happening in the stock market right now. What was

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Allegheny College English Professor Mari Christmas Receives Prestigious Writing Award

Allegheny College Assistant Professor of English Mari Christmas is a 2020 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers’ Award winner for her skill in fiction writing. The foundation writes that “her fierce, darkly humorous, emotionally riveting work explores and embodies today’s world reflecting our deepest anxieties and the complexities of current-day feminism, motherhood, and modern love.” This award

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Allegheny’s Jazz Dance Ensemble to Host Annual Concert Benefiting Crawford County Special Olympics

Allegheny’s Jazz Dance Ensemble (JaDE) is hosting its 13th annual benefit concert on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. The free concert includes performances from the Allegheny College Dance Team, Ballroom 3, JaDE alumni, and The Patterson School of Ballet. All proceeds raised go to support the Crawford County Special Olympics. “I am most excited

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