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.
Emily Izquierdo ’13 had no reason to believe she’d find a job in show business when she moved to Los Angeles shortly after she graduated. Yet she was urged to take the leap of faith by one of her best friends at Vassar College.
Holly Menninger ’00 is on the forefront of a new trend called citizen science, a method of research that crowdsources data from the public.
Enzo Pinga ’11 made the 8,590 mile trek from his native Philippines to Gettysburg College in 2007. Just five years later, Enzo returned to the Philippines to make a difference.
Almost 60 percent of all biology degrees are earned by women, but work-life imbalance, a lack of female role models and mentors, and a scarcity of tenure-track positions in the sciences cause these educated women to consider other possibilities. Fortunately, two Scripps College alumnae are working to curb this trend.
Vassar College's Benjamin Busch '91 writes about his return to Iraq in <em>Harper's Magazine</em>
A biology and mathematics double major, Kristen Crandell B.A. ’09 has published her undergraduate research as the cover story in the journal Zoology.