October 5th 2018
Dr. Nicole Gross-Camp, a visiting assistant professor of environmental science and sustainability at Allegheny College, has received a grant from the United Kingdom’s Darwin Initiative in conjunction with the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh in Scotland to make forest management sustainable in Tanzania. The $469,000 grant will support the project participants over the course of three
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Aubrey Hall '22
September 26th 2018
The key to future abundant renewable energy is finding a way to generate and distribute that energy in a profitable and sustainable way, scholar and author Jeffrey Ball told an audience at Allegheny College on Tuesday night. Ball, a former newspaper reporter, said his experience reporting on and researching renewable energy policy has shown him
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September 26th 2018
Robert Glennon, one of the nation’s foremost scholars on water policy and law, will deliver a free public address titled “Our Thirst for Energy in a Warming, Water-Stressed World” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in Allegheny College’s Ford Chapel. During his visit, Glennon also will receive the inaugural Ewalt Environmental Prize from the college
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September 17th 2018
Allegheny College will host a series of three public lectures this fall focused on U.S. energy from a variety of perspectives, including energy policy, the relationship between freshwater and energy resources, and environmental injustices associated with energy production and distribution. The first lecture, scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Tippie Alumni
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March 12th 2018
Allegheny College is tackling the issue of pollutants in stormwater runoff. Watch this story by Erie News Now’s Reed McDonough to learn more about College’s innovative efforts to address this important issue.
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Emma Highland '19
February 13th 2018
Allegheny College senior Owen Ludwig is one of this year’s recipients of the national Davey Foundation Arbor Grant Award, given annually to about 50 students who focus on forestry, agriculture, or another green industry. Ludwig is an environmental science major with a geology minor, and the $1,000 grant will support his work in green industries.
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Joseph Merante ’20
October 5th 2017
More than 250 diners who were lucky enough to get tickets to the 15th Annual DeHart Dinner and Market at Allegheny College on Wednesday, October 4, feasted on dishes like sweet potato and carrot puree, kofta with yogurt sauce, and maple ice cream, all grown naturally and healthfully. Tickets for the dinner were sold out
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April 26th 2016
April 26, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Allegheny College as a 2015-16 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the North Coast Athletic Conference. Allegheny has taken top honors for the past five years. Since April 2006,
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March 29th 2016
March 29, 2016 – Creek Connections will host its 14th annual Pittsburgh area student research symposium on Friday, April 8 at YMCA Camp Kon-O-Kwee in Fombell, just west of Zelienople. Community members are invited to view students’ project displays from 9 to 11 a.m. at the camp. Guest speakers at this year’s symposium will be
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March 24th 2016
March 23, 2016 — Jared Balik, a senior at Allegheny College, has been awarded a General Fund Award of $1,000 from the Society for Freshwater Science. The award can be used to contribute to his research in aquatic sciences. Balik will receive his award during the endowment reception for the Society for Freshwater Science. The
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