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