Great Experiences

A Summer in Senegal

Last year, Grace Bachmann ’17 became the first first-year student in Denison history to be awarded a Davis Project for Peace prize—an initiative that funds 100 college students each year to design and implement projects that will help build peace around the world.

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"Our best college students are very good at being critical. In fact being smart, for many, means being critical. Having strong critical skills shows that you will not be easily fooled."

Read Young Minds in Critical Condition by Michael S. Roth, president of Wesleyan University, available online at the The New York Times website.

Campus Spotlight

Saint John’s University

Located in Collegeville, Minnesota, Saint John's University is an undergraduate college of liberal arts and sciences that educates 1,800 men in the Catholic Benedictine tradition. SJU has a unique partnership with nearby College of Saint Benedict, a liberal arts college for women. The partnership expands the resources of both institutions including more than 60 areas of study with 38 majors and 33 minor programs and 20 study-abroad programs.

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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 say their classroom experience involved extensive discussions than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

Trinity University Biologist Named Top Mentor

Michele Johnson, assistant professor of biology at Trinity University, has been named a 2014 recipient of a Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biology Outstanding Mentorship Award.

Alumna Success: Casey Barber ’13

Casey Barber’s enthusiasm for Randolph-Macon College is evident when she talks about her path to success.

Prepping liberal arts students for the job market

Muhlenberg College thinks it has come up with what may be the beginnings of a solution for closing the employment gap: a new program that provides history, theater and dance students and other liberal arts majors with a crash course in the number-crunching, profit-driven ways of business.

Fight Poverty not the Poor

Economist Fadhel Kaboub discusses the necessity of decoupling the fight against poverty and the people who experience it.

Eight Rollins College Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

For the second consecutive year, Rollins produces eight Fulbright award recipients.

Bennington College Alumni Win Fulbrights to Study Culture, Energy Technology in China

Forest Purnell ’14 will engage and examine Chinese culture-makers; Benjamin Underwood ’13 will support an emerging renewable energy industry.

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