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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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Allegheny College Graduate Awarded Prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Allegheny College alumna Colleen Silky is one of only 90 students from across the world to be awarded a highly competitive 2018 Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Silky, 29, of Pittsburgh, grew up in Syracuse, New York, and graduated from Allegheny in 2011 with a double major in neuroscience and psychology. Beginning in September, she will pursue

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Allegheny’s Andrew Nunn Awarded Pennsylvania House Fellowship

Allegheny College senior Andrew Nunn has been awarded a Pennsylvania House Fellowship, which will take him to the state Capitol, allowing him to gain insight into the people, issues and politics of the legislative process. Created in 1982 by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Bipartisan Management Committee, the program gives college students a close-up look

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Heuchert Delivers Keynote at Historic Psychology Conference

Professor of Psychology Juvia Heuchert delivered an invited keynote address entitled “African Contributions to Peace Psychology” at the 1st Pan-African Psychology Congress in Durban, South Africa from September 18-21. This historic congress was the first time ever in which psychologists from across Africa gathered to deliberate on psychological issues specific to Africa, as well as more

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Clark, Students Present at Behavior Analysis Conferences

Ariel L. York ‘16 and Professor Rod Clark of the Psychology Department and program in Neuroscience presented a poster of York’s senior thesis, “A Frequency Count of Disguised Mands in Preschool Children: Effects of Socioeconomic Status,” at the 43rd annual Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) conference held in Denver, Colorado in May 2017. Delaney

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Wahl Wins First Place for Senior Research Project

Nadiya Wahl ’17 presented her senior project research at the “Undergraduate Research at the Capitol Conference” in Harrisburg on April 25. She won first place in the Arts, Humanities, Business, and Social and Behavioral Sciences Division for her comp, titled “Ancient Wisdom, Modern Science: An Empirical Look into Chakra Meditation.” Her research advisor is Professor

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Foreman speaks on neurodiversity, twice-exceptional students

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology Jen Foreman gave a presentation titled “Neurodiversity, Identity, and Talent Development for Twice-Exceptional Students” at the 63rd Annual National Association for Gifted Children Convention in Orlando on Nov. 5. The presentation explored cognitive differences that often intertwine with exceptional academic or creative talents and how parents and teachers can fully nurture

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Rutledge speaks on student drinking data

Professor of Psychology Patricia Rutledge gave an invited presentation in the Colloquium Series in Psychological Sciences & Human Behavior at Penn State Behrend. The title of the presentation was “College Drinking 101: What the Data Tell Us.”

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Rutledge article on problematic drinking published

Patricia Rutledge, professor of psychology, recently published “Problematic drinking among postgraduate students: Binge drinking, prepartying, and mixing alcohol with energy drinks.”  This article was an invited submission to a special issue of the journal Substance Use & Misuse. Rutledge’s coauthors were Jessica Bestrashniy of the Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science at St. Olaf

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