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Werner, ’14, Finds Students' Nutritional Knowledge Wanting

Emily Werner, '14
While the U.S. Department of Agriculture has tried to simplify nutritional information, with resources providing a visual of what healthy servings of food should look like on a plate, research conducted by Albion biology major and exercise science minor Emily Werner, '14, has found that knowledge of dietary guidelines among the college-age population is far from where it should be.

Snacking Elephants and Throwing Spears: Josh Hall's Africa Semester

Josh Hall
"You have to push it, rather than throw it," says Josh Hall, '14, of a spear-throwing lesson he recently had with Maasai Moran in Kenya. Discovering a new talent was an unexpected bonus for Hall, who is spending the spring 2014 semester in Africa, learning Swahili and studying wildlife management, wildlife ecology and environmental policy.

Students Recognized at 2014 Honors Convocation


The annual Albion College event notes outstanding achievements in teaching and learning, leadership and service. Students and faculty were recognized during a traditional ceremony in Goodrich Chapel on April 24, between the morning and afternoon sessions of the Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium.

Albion College Awards Honorary Doctorate to Richard Alley

Albion College is pleased to announce that Pennsylvania State University geologist Richard Alley was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters at the College's 25th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Alley delivered the Symposium's Calvaruso keynote address April 24 and met with a number of student and faculty groups in addition to receiving the honorary doctorate.

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