By the Numbers
Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are substantially more likely to say their college experience included conversations with professors outside class than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.
An international collaboration of sports scientists, including researchers from Westmont College, have developed new nutritional practices that could help NBA players prepare for the upcoming season.
"Anyone who has worked in a maximum containment lab with Ebola virus has had that moment when a headache starts and you wonder: 'Is this it? Did I do something wrong in lab? Did I infect myself?'" writes DePauw University professor of chemistry and biochemistry Sharon Crary in New York's Long Island Press.
Some look at life as a glass half empty. Dana Shaker ’14 sees a glass overflowing with opportunities. An accomplished athlete and student, Shaker has multiple food allergies; when she arrived at Scripps College in 2010 as a first-year student, she crafted an allergy-free fare movement that informed her research into people suffering from dietary restrictions.
Denison's Keith Starr taught of Teach for America in 2006 – and is still in front of the chalkboard.
Three Southwestern University graduates find themselves reunited at the World Affairs Council of Dallas.
“You’ve probably heard it before, but the key to everything is networking,” says Ann Mayhew ‘13, an English major who landed a job at a major bookseller soon after graduating.