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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Marietta students take top prize at business case competition

April 8, 2016 | Business & Economics
Aaron Tice ’17 (St. Marys, West Virginia) has a simple explanation as to why he and two other Marietta College students recently won the annual Tau Pi Phi national business case competition in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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International certification available to Marietta tutors

April 21, 2016 | ARC
Academic Support Coordinator Keira Hambrick knows the Tutoring Program at Marietta College has grown by leaps and bounds over the course of the past 12 months.
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Junior Petroleum students win inaugural PioBiz competition

April 18, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Minutes after learning he and a classmate had just won Marietta College’s inaugural PioBiz competition, Jon Hinson ’17 (Rocky River, Ohio) was looking for some privacy.
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Seven students to exhibit at annual Senior Art Show starting April 8

March 28, 2016 | Fine Arts
Marietta College’s Art Department will finish its exhibition season with the unveiling of its annual senior capstone exhibition, which runs from April 8 to May 1. Held on the third floor of the Hermann Fine Arts Center in the Atrium Gallery, the exhibition will kick off with an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Friday, April 8.
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College to host Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo on Sept. 17

August 4, 2016 | Entrepreneurship
Hundreds of entrepreneurs, business owners, community leaders and students — both college and high school — are expected to attend the inaugural Mid-Ohio Valley Entrepreneurship Expo at Marietta College on Saturday, Sept. 17. This one-day conference should provide business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs the opportunity to network and gain...
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Senior claims inaugural Black History Month writing contest

March 21, 2016 | Black History Month
Marietta College’s Brittany Waugaman ’16 (Buckhannon, W.Va.) won the inaugural Black History Month writing contest with her essay “A Handwoven Legacy.” Waugaman said she entered the contest because she believes Marietta College has a responsibility to not only honor Black History Month, but to educate students about it as well.
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Youngstown State Associate VP to kick off 2016-17 Economic Roundtable season

August 17, 2016 | ERT
Michael Hripko, Associate Vice President for Research at Youngstown State University, will be the first speaker in the 2016-17 season for the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley. Hripko will be at the Marietta Country Club at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 7. He will speak about “Economic Development in the Mahoning Valley: Opportunities and...
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Marietta names UNI leader Dr. William Ruud as its 19th President

May 18, 2016 | President Ruud
Marietta College announced today that Dr. William N. Ruud, current President at the University of Northern Iowa, will be the College’s 19th President. Dr. Ruud will succeed Dr. Joseph Bruno, whose four-year tenure at Marietta ended on May 13. The College’s Board of Trustees unanimously elected Dr. Ruud, said George Fenton, Chair of the Board...
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Students return to campus for fall semester

August 29, 2016 | Back to School
The lull of summer break has come to a close and campus has once again become a bustling place with students and faculty ready for another great academic year. Throughout the day, students stopped into the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center for Pioneer Connect to have their schedules verified, obtain parking permits, learn about resources such as...
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Marietta senior awarded AAF scholarship

May 9, 2016 | Scholarship
The American Advertising Federation-Cleveland Student Connection recently awarded Marietta College’s Alexis Callaway ’16 (Portage, Michigan) with the $500 AAFCLE Student Connection Scholarship at the April Professional Development Luncheon. Callaway, Marietta’s AAF chapter president, and fellow AAF member Chase Leisure ’16 (Parkersburg, West...
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Class of 2016 celebrated at 179th Commencement ceremony on May 1

May 1, 2016 | Commencement
Daley Buckwell ’16 (Northfield, New Hampshire) is acutely familiar with what it means to be a member of The Long Blue Line. She is the sixth Buckwell to graduate from Marietta College, which goes back to her grandfather Jim Buckwell ’61.
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Marietta College receives Parents as Partners grant from ODE

April 22, 2016 | Grants
Marietta College’s Dr. Bill Bauer, McCoy Professor of Education, believes educators sometimes forget the importance of parents in the teaching process and he would like to include them more in the educating of children with disabilities.
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Spring Band Concert moves to Peoples Bank Theatre on April 19

April 4, 2016 | Music
On Tuesday, April 19 the Peoples Bank Theatre in downtown Marietta will come alive with the sound of music as Marietta College’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble perform for the first time in the renovated venue. The concert, titled John Philip Sousa: Looking Back and Planning Ahead, begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. ...
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Exciting performers scheduled for 36th season of the Esbenshade Series

August 16, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
For anyone who hasn’t attended an Esbenshade Series performance at Marietta College in recent years — or if you have — you should be in for a real treat this year as the schedule is filled with exciting acts. Musical acts are the driving force behind this year’s five events — four of which will be held at the new Peoples Bank Theatre in...
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Annual Community Service day slated for April 16

April 12, 2016 | Community Service
On Saturday, April 16, Marietta College students, faculty and staff will roll up their sleeves and participate in a variety of projects as they take part in the Office of Civic Engagement’s Community Service Day (CSD). CSD is an annual event that allows members of the College community to interact with non-profit organizations throughout...
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County’s Visitation Center to reopen under leadership of MC professor

August 29, 2016 | news16
Dr. Mary Barnas never gave up on the notion that the Washington County Supervised Visitation Center would be up and running again. Her belief in the value of the program was recently rewarded. The Ohio Department of Job & Family Services provided a large grant to the Washington County Healthier Buckeye Council that was submitted by the...
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Faculty mentors played key role in Vierheller’s passion as teacher leader

July 22, 2016 | Student Success
In the four years since Emma Vierheller ’12 graduated from Marietta College, she has remained in contact with dozens of former students and professors — something she believes has helped her grow as a teaching professional. But no one communicates with Emma more than Dr. Tanya Judd Pucella, McCoy Associate Professor of Education.
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Evans Internship Endowment awarded to Lydia Jones ’18

April 20, 2016 | Internships
While many other students may find themselves behind an office desk this summer, Lydia Jones ’18 (Chagrin Falls, Ohio) will be spending her time outside completing and monitoring wells in the Marcellus Shale. A double major in Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Jones is excited to be interning as a completions and productions intern with XTO...
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Campus community welcomes first-year students

August 24, 2016 | Move-In Day
For many incoming first-year students and their families, the morning of Move-In Day is an exhausting, stressful and tear-filled time. But for Marietta College families experiencing Move-In Day, it was nothing but smiles. “We parents are blown away by how friendly everyone here is!” said a father walking into Mary Beach Hall empty handed.
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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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Adventure Space Camp remains a popular program for students

June 16, 2016 | Space Camp
Standing and sitting just outside of Marietta Hall, the countdown began. One … two … three, and with a slight pull of a string the homemade rocket ship — constructed from a two-liter bottle — shoots into the air and every one of the 30 or so people watch to see how high it goes and where it lands. “It’s really fun and I’m learning so much...
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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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College offers music opportunities for community members

August 19, 2016 | Music
The Mid-Ohio Valley community has been supportive and appreciative of all that Marietta College’s Music Department offers each year. That’s why it’s so exciting to announce that the College has two performance ensembles that are open to participation from members of Marietta and the surrounding communities.
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Esbenshade Series closes season with musician Arn Chorn Pond

March 28, 2016 | Esbenshade Series
The 35th season of the Frederica G. Esbenshade Series at Marietta College will come to a close with a performance by Arn Chorn Pond, a renowned human rights activist, community organizer and musician. The fifth and final performance of the 2015-16 season is at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium. The subject of the...
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