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Persistence Rewarded with National Research Recognition

Lawrence University's Yifat Levensten '15 is cited with a national award for her research on eating disorders in American and Israeli women.

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"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.

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Millsaps College

Founded in 1890, Millsaps College is recognized as one of the nation’s best private liberal arts colleges. Millsaps is known for its academic strength, world-renowned faculty, and spirit of community engagement in the capital city of Jackson, Mississippi and around the globe. Millsaps is among a handful of colleges with both a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and a business school accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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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 they benefited from their professor-taught classes than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

Ripon's Philip Mack ’10 wins philosophy prize

An interest in a wide range of topics and a serendipitous enrollment in a different kind of seminar have led to Philip Mack ’10 winning the most recent American Philosophical Association’s Essay Prize in Latin American Thought.

Lewis & Clark alumna receives prestigious medical ethics prize

Susan Willis Tolle B.A. ’73—a Phi Beta Kappa member and former Distinguished Alumna Award winner—has been awarded $50,000 and the MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics for her pioneering work in end-of-life care. The award is the largest in the nation for clinical medical ethics.

Bike and build

Denison University's Lauren Sabo-Crawford ’11 and Dan Crawford ’11 had 4,000 miles of memorable moments as they biked across the country this summer.

Scientific American Hails the Work of Jennifer Doudna '85 as One of 10 "World Changing Ideas"

The work of Pomona's Jennifer Doudna ’85, professor of chemistry and of molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley, is featured as the first of 10 “World Changing Ideas” in the cover story for the December issue of Scientific American.

Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04 Wins American Art Museum Prize

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2014 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize to Swarthmore College's Njideka Akunyili Crosby '04 for her “bold yet intimate” paintings.

Jessica Desmond Trenti ’90 takes the helm in human resources ingenuity for Merck

The Gettysburg College alum maintains the vision of the multinational pharmaceutical giant.

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