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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Fourth-grade students learn about neuroscience

June 18, 2009 | 2009
Neuroscience and fourth-grade girls generally don’t mix. Most people wouldn’t think of 9- and 10-year olds as scientists, but at Marietta College’s Women in the Sciences (WITS) camp, girls spend an entire week exploring aspects of science they probably wouldn’t experience in a regular classroom at school.
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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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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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Beiser Field Station: A different kind of classroom

March 30, 2016 | Biology
While it takes five or less minutes to reach just about every class on campus, there is one special lab that takes a bit longer.
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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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1978 grad makes final fall presentation of MC's Physics Colloquium

November 11, 2005 | 2005
Dr. Greg Smith, who graduated from Marietta College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1978, made the final presentation of the Physics Colloquium fall season on Friday, Nov. 11. Smith spoke to a crowd of about 50 people on his work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee and the field of neutron scattering. In 2002...
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Belle Huffman ’18

June 8, 2015 | 2015
Belle Huffman ’18 didn’t plan on continuing her family’s tradition of attending Marietta College.
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