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 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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Six events scheduled for 2017 fall Physics Colloquium Series

August 25, 2017 | PhysicsColloquium1718
Marietta College has scheduled six programs for the fall 2017 Physics Colloquium Series, which has been a staple at the College for more than a decade. Highlighting the fall schedule is Dr. Steven Snyder, who will be on campus as part of the Sigma Pi Sigma Public Science Lecture, at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in the Alma McDonough Auditorium....
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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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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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Investigative Studies program helps rising junior with internship at Yale

June 19, 2017 | Investigative Studies
Oftentimes, great opportunities are a result of both what you know as well as who you know. For Cameron Dowiak ’19 (Burgettstown, Pennsylvania), getting the opportunity to spend the summer working in a lab at Yale was the culminating result of her own impressive scientific background and a helpful alumni connection.
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Lab Rat: Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 excels as engineer with GE Additive

April 21, 2017 | STEM
Behind the closed doors of the research laboratory is where Meredith Rogers Dubelman ’07 is in her element. As an Advanced Lead Engineer with GE Additive, Meredith is still getting her hands dirty doing research and development. OK, maybe her hands don’t get as dirty these days as much of her work is done with 3-D printing technology. “I...
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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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Seven Marietta seniors to present at ACS’ national meeting

March 24, 2017 | ACS
Seven Marietta College seniors will present their chemistry research when they attend the American Chemical Society National Meeting being held April 2-6 in San Francisco. Presenting their research at the National Meeting and Exposition will cap off the undergraduate careers of Megan Bache ’17 (Westland, Michigan), Adam Garlow ’17 (Vincent,...
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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...
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Three seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

May 3, 2018 | Phi Beta Kappa
Three Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a ceremony that was held in the Betty Cleland Room on Monday, April 30. The inductees, who will graduate May 6 during Marietta College’s 181st Commencement ceremony, were Franco Biondolillo (...
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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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Cybersecurity expert to speak at annual Krause Lecture in Science

March 23, 2018 | Cybersecurity
It's almost impossible not to hear or read something about cybersecurity these days, and issues related to it are on the rise. The 2018 Ellis L. and Jennie Mae Krause Lecture in Science at Marietta College will focus on “What’s wrong with your pa$$word?” as Dr. Lorrie Cranor delivers the address at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10th, in the Alma...
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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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1984 graduate receives athletic training’s top research award

October 4, 2016 | Alumni
Tom Kaminski ’84 was a serious student who made a strong impression on Paul Spear, the longtime chair of Marietta College’s Athletic Training program. “He was a bright student. He was one that challenged what we were teaching back then,” said Spear, who retired in 2000. “I can remember that he was always very interested in research, and he...
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McCoy Professors recognize the talent in Marietta’s entire faculty

January 31, 2018 | McCoy Professor
Tim Catalano and Kevin Pate were part of the same faculty cohort that arrived at Marietta College in the fall of 2001. Both of them are respected “veteran” faculty members today — Catalano in the English Department and Pate in the Chemistry Department. Recently, they learned how much their efforts and contributions in and out of the...
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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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Physics Colloquium Series opens with planetarium show on Sept. 16

September 8, 2016 | Physics Colloquium
Space Aliens: Looking for Life in the Universe, which debuted at Marietta College in April of 2016, will serve as the first program in the 2016-17 Physics Colloquium at Marietta College. This presentation will go on an exploration of the Galaxy’s potential for extraterrestrial life. The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public...
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Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition draws hundreds of students, community members to campus

November 10, 2017 | Energy Business Alliance
For Julia Losco ’21 (Wexford, Pennsylvania) and Alex Dimon ’21 (Perkasie, Pennsylvania), the first-ever Marietta College Oil & Gas Technical Exhibition was successful in achieving its goal.
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Associate Professor contributes chapter to book series on Critical Food Issues

October 2, 2009 | Food Issues
Marietta College's Dr. Eric J. Fitch, Director of the Environmental Science Program, recently wrote the chapter “Stewardship of the Land” in a new reference work on global food issues.
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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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