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Celebrating Senior Thesis

Scripps College speaks to a handful of seniors about the process of completing their thesis in one semester – and their plans now that this milestone has been reached.

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"Our goal is for students to discover, prepare and connect with their future plans through all four years as undergraduate students."

Read Colleges must help students prepare for life, careers by Raj Bellani, available online at the Kokomo Tribune website.

Campus Spotlight

Hendrix College

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.  Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884.

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By the Numbers

Liberal Arts Colleges Stand Out in National Alumni Study

Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are substantially more likely to live on campus for most of their college years than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

Helping the Smithsonian and BuzzFeed with skills honed through music study

When the Pew Charitable Trusts wanted voters to be better informed about elections, they turned to Engage - and Erik Rapprich ’05, Connecticut College alumnus and chief operating officer and managing partner of the Washington, D.C.-based creative communications firm, is in charge of making it all happen.

Maximizing Education

Nine years ago, Wabash College's Billy Whited ‘06 put the finishing touches on a fine arts degree. Six years ago, he was doing the same on a master’s in sculpture. Today, he’s in the technology sector, specializing in user interface design. How did that happen? The liberal arts.

Noah Simon ’08 Named to Forbes “30 Under 30” Young Scientists List

Pomona College's Noah Simon ’08 has been named to the 2015 Forbes’ list “30 Under 30: Young Scientists Who Are Changing the World.”

Thom Collins '88 Named Executive Director of Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation announced Wednesday that it had chosen Thomas Collins, Swarthmore College alumnus and a longtime museum leader and curator, to become its new executive director and president after a search of almost a year.

From Summer Research to the Stage

A translation and adaptation of “Fando y Lis” by Emily Schuman ’13, staged in Philadelphia, has been deemed “brilliant” and “unnerving.”

Rhodes alumnae listed among 50 most incredible women in STEM

Sarah Lacy ’98 and Katie Jacobs Stanton ’91 have been named among “2014’s 50 Most Incredible Women in STEM” by Forensic Outreach. The organization runs forensic science workshops for students and adults in more than 100 schools and institutions around the world.

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