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Scholar speaks on the study of climate change

Ellis Giacomelli, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

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Allegheny College Environmental Science/Studies Department hosted Amanda DelVecchia, a postdoctoral scholar working at Allegheny through a National Science Foundation grant, on Friday, March 3 as the third installment of the En...

Hanna combines interest in interdisciplinary senior project

Sydney Fernandez, Science/International Editor

March 9, 2017

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Landon Hanna, ’17, is a double major in economics and environmental science. For his senior comprehensive project, he is invested in researching the economic impacts of the conservation of French Creek. Hanna said that he ofte...

College receives grant to construct greenhouse

Rachel Belson, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

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Allegheny College received the E2 Energy to Educate grant in 2016. The grant awarded the college $37,500 to build a greenhouse for the Carr Garden—often called the “Carrden”—this upcoming summer. The greenhouse has been a...

Bee research progresses, new questions emerge

Tyler Stigall, Science and International Editor

November 18, 2016

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With boxes of bees in hand, Paige Hickman, ’17, paid a second visit to Sam Droege, wildlife biologist, at the USGS Bee Identification and Monitoring Lab in Beltsville, Maryland as part of research they began at Allegheny Colleg...

ES class spurs sustainable changes on campus

Meaghan Wilby, Science and International Editor

August 27, 2015

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At move-in on Aug. 22 every new freshmen received a stainless steel, Bisphenol A free water bottle as a result of work done by the Fall 2014 Environmental Science 210 class. The class conducted a survey on the prevalence of bottled wa...

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