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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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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19th annual Space Camp opens June 19 on Marietta campus

June 13, 2012 | 2012
It’s almost too cliché to think the Final Frontier will be explored by a Pioneer, but that’s what Marietta College is going for next week.   Yes, Marietta has already produced one astronaut in Story Musgrave ’60. But when Marietta College hosts the 19th annual Space Camp, along with the Ohio State University Extension 4-H, from June 19-21, it...
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McCoy Scholar finds comfort, fun challenges at Marietta College

December 9, 2016 | McCoy Scholar
Lily Riffle ’20 understands pain. Excruciating pain. In middle school, her older brother, Julian, died at the age of 22. During the first two years of high school, she missed weeks of classes because of an illness. And just when everything seemed to be fine, her life was shattered again. “She’s a tough cookie,” says Andra Riffle, Lily’s...
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11th annual Physics Colloquium features six speakers this fall

September 14, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s 11th annual Physics Colloquium resumes this fall with six guest speakers starting with Dr. Cavendish McKay at noon, Friday, Sept. 16, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium.   McKay, Assistant Professor of Physics at Marietta College, is addressing “Do physicists dream of polyphasic sleep? A numerical investigation of sleep...
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Marietta College forges after-school partnership with Ely Chapman

September 15, 2016 | Experiential Learning
Marietta College officials are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative aimed at providing entrepreneurship and computer coding skills to area middle school students. As part of the Ely Chapman Education Foundation afterschool program, Marietta College students will be delivering a year-long curriculum to middle school students to...
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17 students inducted into National Math Honorary

May 4, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College recently inducted 17 students into its chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honorary.   Dr. John Tynan, Associate Professor of Mathematics and adviser to the honor society expressed just how elite the inducted students in the math program are at Marietta.
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Physics majors benefit from access to 3-D printers

June 23, 2016 | STEM
Before heading off to complete his final two years in the 3-2 Dual Engineering Degree Program, Jonathan Kadowaki was able to use one of the newest tools in the Physics Department — a three-dimensional printer — as part of a collaborative research project with Professor Dennis Kuhl.
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College hosts fifth graders for annual Meet a Scientist Day

May 5, 2016 | Science
Marietta College’s Dr. Katy Lustofin was either going for the wow factor or the fear factor during Thursday’s Meet a Scientist Day. Lustofin, Associate Professor of Biology, showed the 189 fifth graders who participated on the College’s campus a hissing cockroach, a cicada and a turtle. “I love how excited the students are about everything,...
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Anderson Hancock Planetarium beginning to take shape

July 22, 2008 | Planetarium
Concrete trucks rolled onto campus recently as the first of two major pours got underway to build the Anderson Hancock Planetarium's rounded walls.
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Marietta names two faculty McCoy Professors for 2016

March 18, 2016 | McCoy Professor
In a span of about 48 hours, Paul Daniell and Suzanne Parsons learned they had been recommended for tenure and were named the 2016 McCoy Professors. “That was an interesting two days,” said Daniell, who teaches thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and advanced heat transfer, as well as other classes in the Edwy R. Brown Department of Petroleum...
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Marietta College sends 12 students to World Year of Physics event

December 6, 2005 | news2005
Marietta College's Department of Physics faculty recently accompanied 12 students to the World Year of Physics event at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. The event was titled "Einstein's Legacy - Science, Technology & Culture through the 21st Century," and was conducted at Severance Hall.
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Celebrating academic achievement

April 15, 2015 | All Scholars Day
With all classes canceled at Marietta College on Wednesday, Joe Andler ’15 spent his morning making homemade ice cream outside in the Kremer Amphitheatre. But his preparation techniques were a little unconventional.
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18 high school teachers gain valuable experience at Rickey Institute

July 1, 2005 | 2005
Marietta College officials were pleased to have another outstanding group of high school teachers for the fourth annual Rickey Summer Science Institute’s five-day workshop. The Physics Department at Marietta College conducted the highly successful workshop that focused on using video analysis in physics teaching. The Rickey Institute had 18...
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Katie Plas ’17

March 17, 2014 | 2014
As a junior at River High School in nearby Hannibal, Ohio, Katie Plas ’17 had her future mapped out and it didn’t include Marietta College.
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Kevin Pate — Chemistry

July 1, 2013 | 2013
Dr. Kevin Pate has a reputation of being a tough, but fair professor, and his students are comfortable with his approach because it prepares them for a future in medical school or other graduate program.
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George “Butch” Grady ’13

February 26, 2013 | 2013
To many of his peers, George “Butch” Grady is perhaps most recognizable for sporting the Navy Blue and White as a linebacker for the Pioneers football team.
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Marietta students compete in annual PetroBowl in Denver

February 9, 2017 | PetroBowl
Five Marietta College students recently traveled to Denver to compete in the annual PetroBowl national tournament in Denver. PetroBowl is a Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) sponsored event where teams from schools from across the nation compete against each other by correctly answering questions about the practice of petroleum engineering...
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Jason Rebrook ’96

October 19, 2012 | 2012
It’s been more than 20 years, but Jason Rebrook ’96 still remembers the day he and his mother lost their Clarksburg, W.Va., home.
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Looking at ways to enhance GIS offerings at Marietta College

December 14, 2016 | GIS
Zach Pope ’17 (Mechanicsburg, Ohio) had a cursory understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), but he wanted to learn more. Then he heard Dr. Matt Young, Professor of History, planned to teach a course in it and Pope had to give it a try.
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Curious fifth graders spend the day with Marietta’s scientists

May 11, 2012 | 2012
Friends Baylee Brown and Vanessa Wilson were pumped up for class, sitting in the front row and wondering what they would learn about for the next 30 minutes.   The floor littered with fragments of colorful balloons and the smell of smoke still lingering in the air, the two fifth-grade girls knew it had to be something good.  
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