12th annual Physics Colloquium opens with six programs this fall

September 24, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College’s 12th annual Physics Colloquium is back on the schedule with six presentations this fall, beginning with Dr. William McNeely at noon, Friday, Sept. 7, in Rickey 166.
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College honors 21 students during December Graduation Celebration

December 11, 2016 | Commencement
A few students were emotional, others were smiling ear to ear and a couple just wanted to hand the microphone off to the next person. That’s typically how Marietta College’s annual December Graduation Celebration — an informal event to acknowledge the newest members of The Long Blue Line. Twenty-one of the possible 46 graduates participated...
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Students, faculty attend Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus

March 2, 2012 | news2012
Whether it was a discussion on spiders, millipedes or assassin bugs, Derek Hennen ’12 (Little Hocking, Ohio) was soaking in every bit of the 2012 Ohio Naturalists’ Conference in Columbus. Dr. Katy Lustofin, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Dr. Dave McShaffrey, Professor of Biology, joined Hennen at the Feb. 11 conference that marked the...
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Study puts Marietta among top colleges, universities in student success

September 29, 2016 | Annual Rankings
Marietta College ranks No. 221 nationally in the inaugural Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education survey of more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities released this week.
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11th annual Physics Colloquium opens Sept. 17

September 13, 2010 | 2010
The 11th annual Marietta College Physics Colloquium opens Friday, Sept. 17, with Dr. William McNeely, who is retired from the Boeing Corporation.   His presentation is on “How a Particle Physicist Applied his Training at the Boeing Company,” and will be held in the Rickey Science Center.
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Physician Assistant program graduates 13th class

July 16, 2016 | Commencement
For about one hour on this sunny and warm Saturday afternoon, 36 Physician Assistant students were saying good-bye and enjoying the day on the Marietta College campus.
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Fourth-grade students learn about neuroscience

June 18, 2009 | 2009
Neuroscience and fourth-grade girls generally don’t mix. Most people wouldn’t think of 9- and 10-year olds as scientists, but at Marietta College’s Women in the Sciences (WITS) camp, girls spend an entire week exploring aspects of science they probably wouldn’t experience in a regular classroom at school.
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Athletic Training program receives CAATE accreditation

June 16, 2016 | Accreditation
Marietta College’s Athletic Training program, following a comprehensive evaluation, has once again received accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Sam Crowther, Chair of the Department, was CAATE accreditation is more focused on student and program outcomes. “This insures quality in programs...
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Marietta College announces Anderson Hancock Planetarium to open in 2009

November 13, 2007 | Planetarium
Throughout their teaching careers at Marietta College, physics professors Les Anderson and Whit Hancock wanted to inspire their students to reach for the stars. Now one of their former students - David Rickey '78 - and his wife Brenda are passing on that message to future generations at Marietta, announcing a $2.7 million gift to the College...
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Beiser Field Station: A different kind of classroom

March 30, 2016 | Biology
While it takes five or less minutes to reach just about every class on campus, there is one special lab that takes a bit longer. The Barbara Beiser Field Station — a solid 20-minute car ride into the heart of Washington County — seems like worlds away from Marietta College’s campus. The roughly 77-acre property has a variety of ecosystems and...
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National Athletic Trainers’ Association President-elect to speak at College

October 18, 2017 | Sports Medicine
Tory Lindley, Northwestern University’s associate athletic director and head athletic trainer, is speaking to classes at Marietta College on Thursday, Oct. 26 and Friday, Oct. 27. Lindley is the president-elect of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and he will serve a three-year term beginning in 2018. He will make a...
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1978 grad makes final fall presentation of MC's Physics Colloquium

November 11, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Greg Smith, who graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978, made the final presentation of the Physics Colloquium fall season on Friday, Nov. 11. Smith spoke to a crowd of about 50 people on his work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee and the field of neutron scattering. In 2002...
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Belle Huffman ’18

June 8, 2015 | 2015
Belle Huffman ’18 didn’t plan on continuing her family’s tradition of attending Marietta College.
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Marietta petroleum graduates ranked among best by PayScale.com

August 30, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
It’s no doubt that Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering Program is among the best in the nation at preparing talented leaders in the energy industry, and a recent ranking released by PayScale.com highlights yet another reason to bolster Pioneer Pride. Marietta College ranks eighth on PayScale.com’s list of Best Schools for Engineering...
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What’s your goal?

March 11, 2015 | news2015
Marietta College offers more than 40 majors that will help you fulfill your professional goals. In addition to focusing on a major, Marietta students also receive a solid liberal arts education, which bolsters critical thinking skills as well as writing skills. Here are some you could consider:
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Marietta’s Physician Assistant program graduates 14th class

July 22, 2017 | Commencement 2017
As more than 250 family and friends packed into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, a steady rain — along with lightning and thunder — fell outside as Marietta College conducted its 14th Physician Assistant graduation ceremony. The 36 graduates join a special group of The Long Blue Line, as only 351 others who have earned the degree from the...
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MC environmental science professor presents at two conferences

December 7, 2004 | 2004
Dr. Eric Fitch, a member of the Biology and Environmental Science Department and Leadership Program faculties at Marietta College, made presentations at the Fall 2004 conferences of two national environmental associations. Fitch spoke on the topic “History and the Future of Interstate Water Resource Compacts” at the American Water Resources...
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Alex Jurgens ’15

April 9, 2014 | 2014
Alex Jurgens ’15 has spent her time at Marietta College pursuing her passion for solving equations.
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Marietta students excel on Putnam Mathematics Competition

May 30, 2017 | Math
  Two Marietta College students exhibited their mathematical prowess with their performances at the 77th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematics Competition during the 2016-17 academic year. The North American math contest for college students requires participants to spend six hours, in two sittings, trying to solve 12 problems. Daniel...
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Environmental Science Director named editor of water resource publication

February 4, 2014 | 2014
Dr. Eric Fitch, Director of Marietta College’s Environmental Science Program, has been named Editor-in-Chief of Water Resources IMPACT.  Water Resources IMPACT is one of two journals published bi-monthly by the American Water Resources Association (AWRA), the United States’ largest professional membership association for the water...
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Three Biochemistry students find fit in veterinary schools

March 30, 2017 | Outcomes
Growing up on a farm in the western part of Washington County, Ashley Payne ’17 (Watertown, Ohio) has been caring for animals almost her entire life. On a particular day when she was in junior high school, she noticed one of the family pigs was sick. “I thought that penicillin would help him, so I grabbed him by the back legs and gave him the...
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14 Marietta students inducted into national math honorary

April 25, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College recently inducted 14 students into its chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honorary. The students were recognized during a formal ceremony at the Betty Cleland Room in the McDonough Center on April 18.
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Alums returning for Spring 2017 Physics Colloquium

February 10, 2017 | STEM
Marietta College’s Physics Colloquium Series is made even more special this semester as each speaker is a member of The Long Blue Line. Xiaoyue (Sally) Ni ’12, will kick off the spring portion of the series at noon, Friday, February 17th, when she speaks on the topic of “Probing Microplasticity: The Mechanical Noise in Metal’s Pre-yield...
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12th annual Physics Colloquium continues with six programs this spring

January 22, 2013 | 2013
Marietta College’s 12th annual Physics Colloquium returns for the spring semester with six presentations scheduled, beginning with three Marietta College students discussing their internship and research experiences at noon, Friday, Jan. 25, in Rickey 166.
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Remembering the milestone moments of 2016

December 16, 2016 | Year in Review
A look at Marietta College’s 2016 year in review has the potential of journeying on to be a 366-day highlight reel (yes, adding to the highlights was the fact that 2016 was a leap year).
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