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Advisers stress the importance of experience

Lisa Hageneier, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

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Science majors at Allegheny College are offered a wide range of opportunities to gain experience as undergraduates. Various postgraduate fields require experience either through research or internships for a successful career. Jim ...

Professors disprove original hypothesis in math research

Alex Hasapis, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

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Allegheny College conducts research across every department at all times of the year. The mathematics department is no different as Harald Ellers, professor of mathematics, and Craig J. Dodge, assistant professor of mathematic...

Scientists discover new species of human

Alex Weidenhof, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

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Deep in a South African cave, scientists discovered 15 partial skeletons of a new species of human, Homo naledi. According to the British Broadcasting Corperation, the new species, which lived as long as three million years ago, ha...

Water on Mars, could there be life?

Emily Greene, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

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Scientists recently discovered evidence of liquid water on Mars. It has long been suspected that Mars was once home to large bodies of standing water, however, it was recently found that Mars is home to more than just the froz...

Nobel Prize winner delivers Lord Lecture

Tyler Stigall, Opinion Editor

September 24, 2015

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Allegheny students and faculty gathered at Ford Memorial Chapel to experience a different kind of speaker on Monday Sept. 21. Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Howard Grubbs, professor of chemistry at the California Institute of Technol...

David Gerard gives presentation on climate change

Meaghan Wilby, Science and International Editor

September 10, 2015

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Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at Lawrence University, David Gerard gave a presentation on Monday, Sept. 7 in Quigley Hall about the economics and politics of climate change. It was titled “Cli...

Students submit summaries of their summer studies

August 27, 2015

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Over the summer there were 110 to 120 students on campus working on research programs with faculty members from all three disciplines of study. As well as participating in the research, students had the opportunity to present their ...

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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