May 10th 2023
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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May 17th 2022
March 10th 2022
SpaceX senior manager Vincent Werner ’06 understands that physics is the basis of everything — foundational knowledge he cultivated at Allegheny College. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Werner earned a master’s degree from Purdue University in aerospace engineering. Since 2008, Werner’s career has advanced alongside the rocket startup SpaceX. “Allegheny provided me with strong technical
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With the goal of boosting women’s prominence in the field of physics, Allegheny College will host a free Women in Physics conference on Saturday, November 9, in Carr Hall. The event starts with registration at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 7 p.m. The day will include poster presentations, a career panel discussion, and a seminar
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Kylee Karczewski (Physics, 2018) spent ten weeks last summer doing research in the Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology program that is jointly administered by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. She presented the results of her research at the Summer Undergraduate Research Program symposium on July 28 held on the University of Pittsburgh campus. The
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The sky grew darker, the temperature cooled, and Allegheny College students looked skyward. “It’s amazing to see,” said Taylor Cook, 18, a first-year student from Mt. Orab, Ohio, who is planning to major in art and technology. Meadville, Pennsylvania — like the rest of the state — wasn’t in the path of totality for Monday’s
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