Articles: Tag: Research/Undergraduate

Allegheny College Students Learn From Measles Outbreak Simulation

Don’t be alarmed, but 43 members of the Allegheny College community were diagnosed with measles between March 12 and April 2. If this were actually the case, there’d likely be a team of investigators from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention swarming the campus. But this was just an epidemiology class exercise developed by

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Allegheny College Center for Business and Economics To Host Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition

The Center for Business and Economics at Allegheny College will hold its Annual Zingale Big Idea Competition April 26–27 in Quigley Hall on the Allegheny campus. The funding-request presentation contest emulates the experiences seen on the popular ABC and CNBC broadcast “Shark Tank.” The public is invited to attend the final round of presentations on

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Allegheny’s 2019 Scholars Symposium to Celebrate Student Research and Accomplishments

Allegheny College will welcome students, their families and friends, staff, faculty and the public to a celebration of student research and achievement on Tuesday, April 30. This will be the College’s third annual Richard J. Cook – Teresa M. Lahti Scholars Symposium, a campus-wide, all-day celebration that highlights innovative student projects completed during the past

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Allegheny College Student Spending Semester Sailing Through Waters of New Zealand

Allegheny College student Luke Kellett, an environmental studies major and political science minor from Pasadena, Maryland, is among a select group of 26 undergraduates from diverse U.S. institutions who are spending this semester sailing through the waters of New Zealand. Their goal is to study one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century:

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Allegheny-Crawford LEGO Social Club Helps Children on the Autism Spectrum Build Social Skills, Friendships

A collaborative program at Allegheny College is helping area children and teens with social difficulties develop their communication skills and build friendships — LEGO brick by LEGO brick. One Saturday a month during the winter and fall, children from the Penncrest School District gather in the college’s Carnegie Hall for the Allegheny-Crawford LEGO Social Club.

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Classroom Collaboration Sets the Tone for the Meadiaville Listening Project

What started as an idea for a communication arts class several years ago has turned into a meaningful and engaging project for dozens of Allegheny students and residents of Meadville. It has even inspired one former student to embark on a self-made career following his graduation. The Meadiaville Listening Project is the creation of Associate

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Allegheny Faculty-Student Team Helps Develop Underwater Robots to Perform Lake Research

David Boughton of Penn State’s Sea Grant College program last summer was looking for a way to collect more encompassing data when he samples water quality in lakes in northwest Pennsylvania, including the murky expanses of Lake Erie. So he sought the help of Allegheny College Computer Science Professor Janyl Jumadinova and one of her

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Two Allegheny Students Spending Spring Semester as Fellows in Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Though connected through the Allegheny College Political Science Department, junior Jesse Tomkiewicz and senior Casey McDaniel have different goals, aspirations and interests. While Tomkiewicz is interested primarily in labor law, McDaniel considers himself more of a generalist, with interests divided relatively equally among multiple policy areas. This semester, the students’ respective interests have led them

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Allegheny’s Marisol Santa Cruz Wins Gilman Award to Study in India

Allegheny College junior Marisol Santa Cruz has been awarded a $4,000 Gilman International Scholarship in order to help defray the costs of her participation in an Experiential Learning Seminar trip to India in May 2019. “After conducting extensive archival research in the summer of 2018 under the supervision of Professor Ishita Sinha Roy, I was

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Ford Chapel Instrument Chimes in With New Sounds on Allegheny Campus

Junior music major Jacob Sutter drops his coat and backpack in a pew in the balcony of Ford Memorial Chapel on a chilly December morning and fires up the small keyboard in front of him. Soon the strains of the “Bell Tree Peal” are resounding across the Allegheny College campus. That’s followed by “Be Thou

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