Great Experiences

Mission to Africa

Albright College's Shawn McCarthy '15 spent part of his summer helping to provide medical care to impoverished villagers in the tiny African nation of Swaziland.

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"Online learning does indeed offer a new option for students ... but it simply does not provide the same learning experience studying in an on-campus community does. Students and parents need to be aware of that significant distinction as they make important choices about higher education."

Read To A Higher Degree: Learning fosters community by Michael Hemesath, president of Saint John's University, available online at the St. Cloud Times website.

Campus Spotlight

Bowdoin College

Bowdoin College has been educating leaders on the coast of Maine since the dawn of the American republic. Founded in 1794, Bowdoin is a highly selective college of approximately 1,773 students of distinction from across America and around the world. Bowdoin offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in more than 40 majors, including interdisciplinary programs. A Bowdoin liberal arts education and residential life experience instill principled leadership, lifelong learning, and service to the common good.

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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

Amazing Grace

Drawing on her own experience as a troubled teen, Albright alumna Amber Grace founded a nonprofit organization that helps teens turn their lives around.

Muhlenberg's Mallory Bernstein wins Fulbright

Muhlenberg College's Mallory Bernstein '14 has been awarded a Fulbright grant to South Africa for an English Teaching Assistantship.

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.

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