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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Ninth annual All Scholars Day offers a variety of educational opportunities

April 10, 2019 | All Scholars Day
On Thursday, April 18th, not a single class will be conducted on Marietta College’s campus. However, it would be easy to make an argument that more learning and academic pursuits will take place than any other day throughout the year. Marietta College is conducting its ninth annual All Scholars Day, which is a campus-wide celebration of...
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Marietta College selects one Rickey Scholar for 2010-11

September 20, 2010 | Rickey Scholars
Laura Carpenter ’14 (Pennsboro, W.Va.) didn’t show a real interest in physics until her senior year of high school. Since then, it has become her favorite subject. That attraction to physics also helped her become Marietta College’s most recent Rickey Scholar.
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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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Three faculty members honored with Harness Outstanding Educator Award

February 12, 2019 | Harness Award
Rick Smith believes people remember experiences, whether it’s attending a professional sporting event or his class at Marietta College. “In sports, you can’t sell wins and losses, but you can sell the experience,” he said. Smith, an Assistant Professor of Sport Management, is one of three Marietta College professors receiving the annual...
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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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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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Rickey Scholar excited about opportunities of being a Physics major

December 3, 2018 | Rickey Scholars
Marietta College freshman Alex Blackston ’22 (Lancaster, Ohio) isn’t sure which career he will pursue, but he’s certain majoring in physics will provide a foundation for whatever path he chooses. “I like physics because of the analytical system of thought that it teaches you,” he said. “I want to be an entrepreneur and physics exposes you to...
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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...
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Campus and community invited to second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition

November 1, 2018 | Oil & Gas
Though the second annual Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition will be bigger than last year, organizers have placed a specific focus on this event being even more educational for guests. The Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Friday, November 9th, in Dyson Baudo Recreation Center, with...
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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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Celebration of Life ceremony planned for Dr. John Michel

June 21, 2018 | John Michel
Arrangements have been made for a Celebration of Life for Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dr. John Michel, who passed away on May 15, 2018. The ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. June 30th in Andrews Hall Great Room. Dr. Michel’s family will host a reception immediately following.
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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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Petroleum Engineering student earns Robert Evans Internship Award

May 7, 2018 | Evans internship
Marietta College’s Alex Petrovski ’20 (Stow, Ohio) worked hard to earn an internship this summer with Chevron’s Drilling and Completions Department in Houston.
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Close to 200 students to participate in College’s annual All Scholars Day on April 20th

April 10, 2018 | All Scholars Day
When April arrives, you can sense a change on the Marietta College campus. It’s almost like you can hear the clock ticking as students try to wrap up projects, write papers and study for tests before the semester comes to an end and Commencement hits in May. A major reason why there is a buzz of activity is the hundreds of students getting...
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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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Morgan Rich ’19 named finalist for AAPL’s Outstanding Graduate award

March 1, 2018 | AAPL
Morgan Rich ’19 (Sarahsville, Ohio) wasn’t too disappointed when she learned she wasn’t named the American Association of Professional Landmen Outstanding Graduate. Finishing in the top four was rewarding enough. “It is great to know that my college career, as well as my experiences, have been recognized by the national organization of...
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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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10 'ideas' recognized during the first round of Marietta College's PioBiz competition

December 4, 2017 | PioBiz
The entrepreneurial mindset that flows throughout the Marietta College student body was on full display on Friday, December 1st when students presented 21 different for- and non-profit business projects during the first round of this year’s PioBiz competition. Competing students presented their business ideas to three judges and more than 50...
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Camp emphasizes science careers for women

June 25, 2015 | WITS
There was a time when young girls may have found it difficult to pursue careers in science. Thanks to programs such as WITS (Women in the Sciences), which are organized to teach and introduce girls to science and math exploration, those days are long since past. The WITS Summer Science Camp, held every summer at Marietta College, is a STEM...
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Students organize inaugural Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition on Nov. 10

October 24, 2017 | Oil and Gas Workshop
Organized by students, the Marietta College Oil and Gas Technical Exhibition will feature more than 40 companies relevant to the oil and gas industry to campus on Friday, November 10th. “This event is extremely exciting and valuable for our students because of the number of companies that we could commit to attending in such a short amount...
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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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Students, faculty connect with professionals during AAPL meeting

September 18, 2017 | AAPL
The Marietta College Landman Association hosted the monthly meeting of the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC) of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) on September 14th in the Andrews Hall Great Room. Hosting the meeting served as the most recent example of the growth of the Land and Energy Management program at Marietta...
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Dave McShaffrey receives Herbert Osborn Award from Ohio Biological Survey

April 30, 2019 | Award
Marietta College’s Dr. Dave McShaffrey, a Professor of Biology, admits he was “a little bit shocked” to be honored recently by the Ohio Biological Survey. McShaffrey received the Herbert Osborn Award during the recent Ohio Natural History Conference held in Columbus, Ohio. The award is named after the Ohio Biological Survey’s founder and...
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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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