Great Experiences

Scripps Students Tackle the Financial Sector

For the 11 members of this year’s Scripps College Student Investment Fund (SIF), buying and selling stock is just another part of their education.

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Perspectives

"It's college rankings season, and no one has more of a love-hate relationship with these annual lists than academia -- except maybe parents."

Read What Matters Most About College Isn't 'Rankable' by Adam Weinberg, President of Denison University, available online at the Huffington Post website.

Campus Spotlight


Goucher College

Goucher College is a selective, private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to providing a multidisciplinary, international education, and it is the first college in the nation to make study abroad an undergraduate degree requirement. Empowered by rigorous academics, a close-knit, residential campus community, and hands-on experience in the world, Goucher students graduate as true global citizens.

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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 more likely to give their college a high effectiveness rating for helping teach leadership than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

Reflections from Meghan Brindley ’08

A strategic success consultant with Spredfast, a social media management company, reflects on how the liberal arts prepared her for her job.

Achtung Austin

Saint John's graduate Austin Eighan will spend five months in Berlin getting to know the German parliamentary system and decision-making process.

Teaching Kids to Code

Southwestern University philosophy and computer science major Stephen Foster '09 credits liberal arts approach to his success.

Einstein, Alice, and Gimbel: First-Year Seminar, mentorship set alum on new path

A First-Year Seminar can have a big impact on the life of a student. Just ask Jeff Maynes ’05 whose life and career looks completely different than he thought it would thirteen years after he entered Gettysburg College.

Placement Rate for Recent St. Lawrence University Graduates Tops 96 Percent

A recent survey of St. Lawrence University graduates from 2013 indicates that 96 percent are either employed or attending graduate school

Lewis & Clark alumnus named Alaska governor after closely contested race

Independent candidate Bill Walker B.A. ’73 has won the Alaska governor’s race, after a contest that was too close to call until absentee and questioned voters were counted.

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