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Professor Courtemanche published in prestigious political science journal

Professor Courtemanche published in prestigious political science journal
6/05/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

A paper co-authored by Thiel College Assistant Professor of Political Science Marie Courtemanche, Ph.D., was published in American Political Science Review (APSR), one of the top political science journals in the country.

Student/faculty pathogen research part of inaugural summer institute

Student/faculty pathogen research part of inaugural summer institute
6/04/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College Assistant Professor of Biology Delbert Abi Abdallah’s research into white blood cell defense against a specific pathogen is among the first set of research projects taking place this summer as part of the new Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) Faculty/Student Research Institute.

Haer family donation will fund interdisciplinary science research at Thiel College

Haer family donation will fund interdisciplinary science research at Thiel College
5/18/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College alumni Fred Haer ’65 and his wife, Jill (Shackett) Haer ’66, have pledged more than $400,000 to fund the Greenville Neuromodulation Center (GNC) Faculty/Student Research Institute.

Eaton sends off Thiel College graduates with message ‘to make world a better place’

Eaton sends off Thiel College graduates with message ‘to make world a better place’
5/03/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

The Reverend Elizabeth A. Eaton, M.Div., the first female presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree and sent off Thiel College’s 238 graduates Sunday with a moving address that compelled them to “make the world a better place.”

Thiel College President among employees recognized for service milestones

Thiel College President among employees recognized for service milestones
4/24/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Thiel College President Troy D. VanAken, Ph.D., was among the 25 employees recognized for reaching a significant employment milestone with the College on Thursday, April 23.

Anonymous donor endows scholarships at Thiel College in honor of two catering specialists

Anonymous donor endows scholarships at Thiel College in honor of two catering specialists
4/23/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Patricia Murrin (above, second from right) and Patricia Turcic (above, second from left) have spent nearly three combined decades at Thiel College helping students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends of the College feel at home. Now a unique gift set up in their honor will help students in a different way.

Workshop focuses on ways faculty can engage 21st century students

Workshop focuses on ways faculty can engage 21st century students
4/06/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Senior Associate Director of Northeastern University’s Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, Michael Sweet, Ph.D., worked with the Thiel College faculty Monday on teaching techniques to better challenge, educate and develop students.

Yale professor, author highlights Thiel College Earth Week celebration

Yale professor, author highlights Thiel College Earth Week celebration
4/01/15  |  Read Full Story   Print

Grade schoolers to Ivy Leaguers will help Thiel College celebrate its 17th annual Earth Week with events on April 7 and 8. All events are free and the public is invited to explore this year’s theme, “Warm Temperature Experiences of the Earth.”

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