Great Experiences


18-year-old Emil Kee-Tui of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe wins an all-expense paid trip to the annual Reynolds Young Writers Workshop.

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"Providing high-quality learning is not quite as simple as combining a great professor with an Internet connection, which is not a surprise to educators."

Read Web classes won't take place of traditional college by Michael Hemesath, president of Saint John's University, available online at the St. Cloud Times website.

Campus Spotlight

Bucknell University

Founded in 1846 in Lewisburg, PA, Bucknell University combines the personal experience of a liberal arts college with first-class research facilities, global study opportunities, 27 Division I athletics programs, and 110 fields of study ranging from engineering to neuroscience and archeology to theatre. With an enrollment of 3,600 students, who come from 60 countries, and a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we are America’s largest liberal arts institution and are dedicated to student learning and success.

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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 college experience included conversations with professors outside class than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

Researchers Lay Up Diet Tips for Cagers

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.

Behind the Scenes at an Ebola Outbreak

"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.

Scripps College Alumna Heightening Awareness on Food Allergies

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.

Teaching Physics

Denison's Keith Starr taught of Teach for America in 2006 – and is still in front of the chalkboard.

Study Abroad Experiences Help Southwestern University Graduates Land Jobs With The World Affairs Council

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.

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