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Team Management

The Vail Series at Denison University provides students like Taylor Hallowell ’15 with real world team management experience.

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Perspectives

"There will be important debates about power, privilege and difference. Civility, thoughtfulness and empathy are needed to engage in this conversation."

Read College students have a right to ask lots of questions by Peyton R. Helm, president of Muhlenberg College, available online at the McCall's website.

Campus Spotlight


University of Puget Sound

University of Puget Sound is a 2,600-student, national undergraduate liberal arts college in Tacoma, Wash., drawing students from 48 states and 16 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 major fields. Puget Sound is the only national, independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honor society.

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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

Helping the Smithsonian and BuzzFeed with skills honed through music study

When the Pew Charitable Trusts wanted voters to be better informed about elections, they turned to Engage - and Erik Rapprich ’05, Connecticut College alumnus and chief operating officer and managing partner of the Washington, D.C.-based creative communications firm, is in charge of making it all happen.

Maximizing Education

Nine years ago, Wabash College's Billy Whited ‘06 put the finishing touches on a fine arts degree. Six years ago, he was doing the same on a master’s in sculpture. Today, he’s in the technology sector, specializing in user interface design. How did that happen? The liberal arts.

Noah Simon ’08 Named to Forbes “30 Under 30” Young Scientists List

Pomona College's Noah Simon ’08 has been named to the 2015 Forbes’ list “30 Under 30: Young Scientists Who Are Changing the World.”

Thom Collins '88 Named Executive Director of Barnes Foundation

The Barnes Foundation announced Wednesday that it had chosen Thomas Collins, Swarthmore College alumnus and a longtime museum leader and curator, to become its new executive director and president after a search of almost a year.

From Summer Research to the Stage

A translation and adaptation of “Fando y Lis” by Emily Schuman ’13, staged in Philadelphia, has been deemed “brilliant” and “unnerving.”

Rhodes alumnae listed among 50 most incredible women in STEM

Sarah Lacy ’98 and Katie Jacobs Stanton ’91 have been named among “2014’s 50 Most Incredible Women in STEM” by Forensic Outreach. The organization runs forensic science workshops for students and adults in more than 100 schools and institutions around the world.

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