Rickey Scholar’s passion for football, physics being fulfilled at Marietta

November 8, 2017 | Rickey Scholars
In high school, Patrick Taylor ’21 (Columbus, Ohio) just assumed he would go to college and study engineering. Then he took a physics class and his outlook changed. “After taking a physics class during my senior year of high school, I just changed my mind,” said the Grandview Heights High School graduate. “I’ve always been a math person, and...
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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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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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College excited to offer five new majors starting in Fall 2019

June 3, 2019 | Majors
This fall, Marietta College’s students will see some major — as well as some minor — additions to their educational opportunities. In keeping with the increasingly diverse academic interests of students, Marietta will offer five new majors, six new minors and one new graduate program. These new additions build on the more than 50 majors,...
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Forensics places second in OFA Championship-President’s Division

February 18, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College claimed three awards, including second place in the Team Sweepstakes-President’s Division, in the Ohio Forensics Association State Championship on Feb. 15-16. Kayleigh Bondor ’17 (Canton, Ohio) finished second in Rhetorical Criticism, while teammate Elaina Eakle ’16 (Whipple, Ohio) finished sixth in Informative Speaking.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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