Great Experiences

Behind the Scenes: A Look at a Thesis

Gavin Nachbar ’14 develops and conducts a variation of the economics experiment called the “Centipede Game” for his senior thesis.

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"The national conversation about college has to change if we are going to maintain a broad array of college and universities, and quickly."

Read Resolving Higher Education's Challenges by Jonathan Brand, Cornell College president, available online at the The Huffington Post 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 benefit "very much" from their institution's overall academic reputation in comparison with graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

First job for McDaniel alumna connects kids and mentors

McDaniel College alum Kaitlyn Thomas '11 named among "10 People to Watch Under 30" for her work at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake.

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.

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