Articles: Tags: Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities

Marthinsen, Taapken Present at Undergraduate Research Conference

On April 22nd, Grant Marthinsen (’17) and Lisa Taapken (’17) presented papers at the 3rd annual International Studies GLCA undergraduate research conference whose theme was “Challenging Borders.”  Both presentations focused on the Middle East and North Africa region: Marthinsen presented “De-Ba’athification, Sectarianism, and the rise of Daesh,” and Taapken’s title was “The Future of the Moroccan Women’s

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Students Attend American Chemical Society National Conference

With support from a National Science Foundation research grant originally awarded to Assistant Professor of Chemistry Ryan Van Horn in 2016, three students — Natasha Brigham ’17, Max Steffen ’19, and Cole Tower ’19 — attended the American Chemical Society (ACS) national conference in San Francisco, California. Brigham, Steffen and Tower presented posters on their research

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College, Community Celebrate Student Research, Achievements

Allegheny College and the Meadville community came together Tuesday to celebrate student research and accomplishments across the sciences and humanities, an event that showcased Allegheny’s commitment to undergraduate research, hands-on experiences outside the classroom, and the programs that help make both possible. The college’s first-ever Celebration Day was an opportunity for students to receive recognition

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Leja’s ‘Care Van’ Pitch Wins Big Idea Competition

Liana Leja, an Allegheny College senior majoring in biology, won first prize and $5,000 in Allegheny’s 11th Annual Big Idea Competition, a contest sponsored by the college’s Center for Business and Economics and modeled after ABC’s popular “Shark Tank” show. Leja’s big idea: a mobile health care van, called the “Care Van,” that would operate

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Celebration Day to Highlight Student Research, Accomplishments

Allegheny College will welcome students, their families and friends, staff, faculty and the public to a daylong celebration of student research and achievement on Tuesday, May 2. The College’s first-ever Celebration Day, created by and for students, will include sessions at various locations across campus spotlighting hands-on student research across the humanities, social sciences and

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Allegheny Students Develop Ad Campaign, Film Commercial

Clay Dawson stood under a giant American flag hanging from the plant’s rafters and studied his lines. A few steps away, Allegheny College senior Shu Yi Tang flipped through sheets of paper that laid out the entire video shoot in detail: what scenes would be filmed and when, where and how they would be shot,

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Students who participated in Ready to Run

Ready to Run Program Ignites Allegheny Students’ Interest in Public Service

Seven Allegheny College students explored what it takes to pursue careers in public service by participating in Ready to Run Pittsburgh, a bipartisan training program to encourage women to seek government leadership positions. The students attended the Feb. 4 workshop through financial support from the College’s Career Education office and Jennifer Daurora, a 1999 Allegheny

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Allegheny Senior Awarded Grant for Environmental Research

Allegheny College senior Alexandrea Rice has been awarded a Davey Foundation Annual Arbor Grant for her work in eco-friendly research. Rice is an environmental science major, with a focus in forest and soil science, and a geology minor. “The award is a testament to Alex’s work as an undergraduate in (Professor) Rich Bowden’s lab on

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Allegheny College Students to Attend National Conference at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics

Allegheny College students will participate in the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement conference at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics (IOP), February 3-5. The 2017 National Campaign conference will focus on identifying the root causes of national divisiveness following the 2016 presidential election and work to formulate strategies to bridge gaps between

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