New course allows students to experiment with 3D projects

June 13, 2019 | 3D Printers
Marietta College first-year student Mitch Nelsen ’22 grew up around cars. He also worked with Legos as a kid, so building and tinkering is just something he’s always loved to do. This semester, he’s been ‘tinkering’ with 3-D printing. It’s a course custom built for someone like him because students aren’t just learning about 3-D printing,...
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Petroleum Engineering professor honored with ‘Achievement Award’

October 20, 2017 | Petroleum Engineering
Dave Freeman, Professor and Chair of Marietta College’s Petroleum Engineering and Geology Department, was recognized with the “Distinguished Achievement Award for Petroleum Engineering Faculty,” at the Eastern Regional meeting of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) on October 5th in Lexington, Kentucky.
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Marietta students present research at American Physical Society meeting

April 22, 2019 | physics
Marietta College’s David Erzen ’19 (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania) and Xuan Zhu ’19 (Shandong Province, China) recently shared their research at the spring meeting of the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society. The meeting was held at the College of Wooster. Erzen, who will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in...
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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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College’s PioPitch to feature six programs during 2017-18 school year

August 31, 2017 | PioPitch
With each session revolving around a different intriguing topic, this year’s PioPitch series at Marietta College is sure to excite and inspire many entrepreneurial minds throughout the campus and local community. The 2017-18 season of PioPitch will feature engaging problem-solving sessions led by entrepreneurs working in a variety of areas....
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2019 Krause Lecture in Science features UC San Diego professor

February 28, 2019 | Krause Lecture
Dr. Jack Gilbert, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California-San Diego, will present “Human and Environmental Microbial Health: A Global Perspective” at the 2019 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College on Tuesday, March 19th. Gilbert’s...
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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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Marietta College hosting solar eclipse viewing party on Aug. 21

August 3, 2017 | solar eclipse
Marietta College, which should experience about an 86 percent eclipse within the city limits, and the College's Physics Department are hosting a solar eclipse viewing party on Monday, Aug. 21, for anyone who wants to view the exciting event. “In Marietta, we should experience about 86 percent of the Sun’s disk being blocked by the moon,”...
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College inducts 11 students into new chemistry honorary

June 15, 2017 | Honor Society
During the spring semester, 11 students were inducted as founding members of Marietta College’s new chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon — a chemistry honorary. Inductees at Marietta College were chosen based on their academic performance in chemistry courses, overall academic performance at the college, and character.
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Former student-athlete replaces mentor at her childhood dental office

December 20, 2018 | Outcomes
Returning to Ashtabula was not something Mattie Stowell ’14 was looking to do. Still, after graduating from Ohio State’s College of Dentistry in 2018, Stowell immediately found herself back at a place that she was very familiar with, her hometown dental office, Ashtabula Dental Associates.
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Four Marietta students awarded scholarships from Ohio Space Grant Consortium

April 10, 2017 | Student News
After being awarded scholarships to conduct research throughout the year, four Marietta College students made presentations at the 2017 Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) Student Research Symposium at the Ohio Aerospace Institute in Cleveland recently. Sheldon Mullet ’17 (Dundee, Ohio), Jennifer Starkey ’17 (El Cajon, California), Emily...
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7 Marietta College students compete in Power The Future event in Virginia

November 2, 2018 | Competition
Seven Marietta College students recently competed against 18 other colleges and universities in Power The Future, a collaboration of Dominion Energy and Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond, Virginia.
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Penn Distinguished Professor selected for Krause Lecture Series

February 26, 2017 | Krause Lecture
Dr. Marsha Lester, Edmund J. Kahn Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss climate change during the 2017 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College. She will discuss, “Climate Change: Chemistry, International Assessment and Policy,” at 7:00 p.m., Monday...
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In Memoriam: Judith Dunn (1946-2018)

September 14, 2018 | In Memoriam
Judith (Judy) Lynn Lamp Dunn spent 34 years working at Marietta College as an Administrative Assistant in the Rickey Science Center. During her tenure at the college, she was known for doing everything from ordering chemicals, live mice, dead cats, and pizza to managing countless student workers and running endless errands, from serving as...
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Physician Assistant students connect with local preschoolers

December 17, 2016 | PA Program
Good habits start young, which is why Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Graduate Program is teaming up with the Ely Chapman Education Foundation (ECEF) this fall to help teach preschoolers about healthy living. Ely Chapman is a nonprofit organization providing academic support and mentoring to children living in the Mid-Ohio Valley. In...
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Petroleum Engineering majors claim top spot at third annual PioBiz competition

May 22, 2018 | Student News
It doesn’t take long to figure out that Derek Krieg ’19 (New Matamoras, Ohio) and Sebastian Ziaja ’20 (Lake Forest, Illinois) love talking about the oil and gas industry. Their passion recently paid off as the two Petroleum Engineering majors won the third round of Marietta College’s PioBiz competition with their company Oilfield Basics. The...
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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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Marietta College’s new wellhead memorializes late Petroleum student

April 16, 2018 | Petroleum Engineering
Early Saturday afternoon, Marietta College junior Derek Krieg ’19 spotted members of Joel Wunnenberg’s family walking up The Christy Mall, and promptly stopped what he was doing to greet Joel’s mother with a welcoming hug. “Thank you for coming,” he said. “Thank you for everything,” Kim Wunnenberg responded.
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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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PA Program’s Capstone Course Coordinator driven to help students get published

March 20, 2018 | PA Program
With all of the hard work and long hours that they put in together during class and studying, graduate students in Marietta College’s Physician Assistant Program have a well-deserved reputation of forming special bonds within their cohort, and with the program faculty and staff. And thanks to the mentoring of Dr. John Grosel during their...
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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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Alumna uses her professional experience to defend the Carolina shoreline

October 3, 2017 | Environment
Peg Howell ’77 was the first woman petroleum engineer to drill oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico and worked for years in the energy industry before starting a consulting firm geared toward developing senior executives in Fortune 500 companies.
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Newest Rickey Scholars excited about possibilities that await at Marietta College

August 30, 2019 | Rickey Scholars
Margaret Russell ’23 (Chesapeake, Virginia) likes efficiency. It doesn’t have to be her way, she says, as long as it’s more efficient. “I can’t stand inefficiency,” she says. “I like problem solving.” The freshman Physics major is one of two Rickey Scholarship recipients. The full-tuition scholarship is awarded to qualified students...
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Improvements to undergraduate research make big impact in Chemistry

March 13, 2015 | Undergraduate Research
Kaely Becker ’15 (Brunswick, Ohio) is tenacious. Her professors call her stubborn. No matter what adjective you want to use, her determination is a big reason why she will graduate this May as a published scholar.
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