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

Allegheny students Marley Parish, Kelsey Evans and Emily Scanlon attend New Leadership Pennsylvania.

Students Tackle Issue of Lack of Women in Political Arena

Kelsey Evans left a weeklong seminar having learned a lot about Pennsylvania politics — and the lack of women in leadership roles in the political arena. “The main takeaway from the week was that it is possible for anyone to run and work in government,” said Evans, an Allegheny College sophomore from New Kensington, Pennsylvania.

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Allegheny College Student Awarded Prestigious Place on Fulbright Summer Institute to the United Kingdom

Allegheny College student Allyson Wood has received a place on a Fulbright Summer Institute at the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom through one of the most prestigious and selective summer scholarship programs operating worldwide. The U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission is the only bilateral, transatlantic scholarship program, offering awards and summer programs for study or

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Mulryan Presents Senior Research

Ashley Mulryan ’17 presented the research from her senior comprehensive project titled “How Mexico Remembers the Dirty War: A Study in Collective Memory” at the XIII Undergraduate Research Symposium of Latin American and Caribbean Studies held at the University of Pittsburgh on April 14th.

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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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