Great Experiences

Scripps Students Tackle the Financial Sector

For the 11 members of this year’s Scripps College Student Investment Fund (SIF), buying and selling stock is just another part of their education.

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"It's college rankings season, and no one has more of a love-hate relationship with these annual lists than academia -- except maybe parents."

Read What Matters Most About College Isn't 'Rankable' by Adam Weinberg, President of Denison University, available online at the Huffington Post website.

Campus Spotlight

Illinois Wesleyan University

Founded in 1850, Illinois Wesleyan University is a nationally recognized, highly selective liberal arts university. Wesleyan’s curriculum and nationally regarded professional programs are designed to encourage its students to think and study broadly. The University is exclusively undergraduate and enrolls approximately 2,000 students from across the nation and around the globe.

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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 than graduates of other types of institutions to say the overall quality and breadth of academic preparation played an important role in acceptance to graduate school or in finding a first job, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

Achtung Austin

Saint John's graduate Austin Eighan will spend five months in Berlin getting to know the German parliamentary system and decision-making process.

Teaching Kids to Code

Southwestern University philosophy and computer science major Stephen Foster '09 credits liberal arts approach to his success.

Einstein, Alice, and Gimbel: First-Year Seminar, mentorship set alum on new path

A First-Year Seminar can have a big impact on the life of a student. Just ask Jeff Maynes ’05 whose life and career looks completely different than he thought it would thirteen years after he entered Gettysburg College.

Placement Rate for Recent St. Lawrence University Graduates Tops 96 Percent

A recent survey of St. Lawrence University graduates from 2013 indicates that 96 percent are either employed or attending graduate school

Lewis & Clark alumnus named Alaska governor after closely contested race

Independent candidate Bill Walker B.A. ’73 has won the Alaska governor’s race, after a contest that was too close to call until absentee and questioned voters were counted.

Herb McGuire ’57 inducted into Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame

The Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame has a Centre College Colonel among its ranks for the first time since its founding in 1984.

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