19th annual Space Camp opens June 19 on Marietta campus

June 13, 2012 | 2012
It’s almost too cliché to think the Final Frontier will be explored by a Pioneer, but that’s what Marietta College is going for next week.   Yes, Marietta has already produced one astronaut in Story Musgrave ’60. But when Marietta College hosts the 19th annual Space Camp, along with the Ohio State University Extension 4-H, from June 19-21, it...
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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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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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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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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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11th annual Physics Colloquium features six speakers this fall

September 14, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College’s 11th annual Physics Colloquium resumes this fall with six guest speakers starting with Dr. Cavendish McKay at noon, Friday, Sept. 16, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium.   McKay, Assistant Professor of Physics at Marietta College, is addressing “Do physicists dream of polyphasic sleep? A numerical investigation of sleep...
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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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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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17 students inducted into National Math Honorary

May 4, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College recently inducted 17 students into its chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honorary.   Dr. John Tynan, Associate Professor of Mathematics and adviser to the honor society expressed just how elite the inducted students in the math program are at Marietta.
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College hosts fifth graders for annual Meet a Scientist Day

May 5, 2016 | Science
Marietta College’s Dr. Katy Lustofin was either going for the wow factor or the fear factor during Thursday’s Meet a Scientist Day. Lustofin, Associate Professor of Biology, showed the 189 fifth graders who participated on the College’s campus a hissing cockroach, a cicada and a turtle. “I love how excited the students are about everything...
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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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Anderson Hancock Planetarium beginning to take shape

July 22, 2008 | Planetarium
Concrete trucks rolled onto campus recently as the first of two major pours got underway to build the Anderson Hancock Planetarium's rounded walls.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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