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Megan Cooper ’95

Chemistry alumna researches genetic sequencing of COVID-19 patients

Megan Cooper ’95 leads a research laboratory that is part of the international COVID Human Genetic Effort

NYT’s columnist Ron Lieber lauds The College of Wooster for its test optional policy and its purely test blind approach to merit aid

New York Times’ columnist Ron Lieber praised The College of Wooster for its early aid estimator and test-blind approach to merit aid in an […]

Students take tree samples

NSF grant supports Wooster team’s climate change research in Alaska

Researchers track temperature change through analyzing wood samples from melting glaciers

Professor Pollock works with students in her Earth Materials Class in the fall of 2019.

NSF awards grant to support underrepresented students in earth sciences

Wooster program to include experiential learning and peer mentorship opportunities

Indiana Amish Farm Buggy

David McConnell and Lyn Loveless collaborate on book about the Amish relationship to the environment

The scholars bring together their fields of anthropology and biology

New College Trustees 2020-21

Wooster welcomes new trustees

The College of Wooster welcomed several new members to its Board of Trustees for the 2020-21 academic year. Wooster’s board of 45 members includes […]

Susan Clayton

Susan Clayton speaks about the psychological effects of natural disaster with Los Angeles news podcast

Susan Clayton, Whitmore-Williams Professor of Psychology at The College of Wooster, spoke with “Press Play with Madeleine Brand,” a news podcast on NPR in […]

Elyse Zavar ’07

Geology alumna named 2020 Early-Career Research Fellow

Research by Elyse Zavar ’07 studies long-term community recovery from natural disasters

U.S. News Again Gives Nod to Wooster for Top Mentored Research Programs, Most International Students

First among state peers in international students and a leader in undergraduate teaching WOOSTER, Ohio – The College of Wooster once again finds itself […]

Josephine Wright comments on NFL decision to play “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

Josephine Wright, professor of Africana studies and music, was recently quoted in an article from Sky Sports News criticizing the National Football League’s (NFL) […]

New faculty add to academic excellence at Wooster

A virtual new faculty orientation earlier this summer as well as a number of teaching workshops allowed faculty to collaborate and develop strategies for online classes.

Sly Slaughter ’98

Orrville Middle School assistant principal gives back to community

Sly Slaughter ’98 extends Wooster-learned lessons to his students

Lisa Wong

Lisa Wong shares music that shaped her life in new podcast

Lisa Wong, associate professor of music at Wooster and director of choruses at The Cleveland Orchestra, was recently featured in season two of the […]

Mark Wilson

Wilson publication uses complex fossil database to explore evolutionary events

Trace fossils reveal evidence of ecological engineering by ancient organisms

Jamil Zaki

Author Jamil Zaki To Present The War for Kindness

Dr. Jamil Zaki, psychologist and author, will present his book and this year’s first-year summer read, “The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a […]

Diane Gorgas ’86

Chemistry alumna fights coronavirus in Ohio and globally

Diane Gorgas ’86 draws on Wooster experience in all facets of her career

Pam Frese

Pam Frese co-edits recent book exploring ethnographic performances in the classroom

Experiential and Performative Anthropology in the Classroom includes quotes from Wooster students