Great Experiences

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With a passion for history and an appreciation for bygone relics, Albright senior Sara Baum draws connections among the past, present and future.

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"Two college presidents take on the doomsayers and their pessimism regarding everything from student debt to the “return on investment” of education."

Read Beware Higher-Ed Doomsayers by Barry Glassner & Morton Schapiro, available online at the The Chronicle of Higher Education website.

Campus Spotlight

Bucknell University

Founded in 1846 in Lewisburg, PA, Bucknell University combines the personal experience of a liberal arts college with first-class research facilities, global study opportunities, 27 Division I athletics programs, and 110 fields of study ranging from engineering to neuroscience and archeology to theatre. With an enrollment of 3,600 students, who come from 60 countries, and a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we are America’s largest liberal arts institution and are dedicated to student learning and success.

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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 graduated in four years or less than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

East L.A. to the White House

One Year Out: Brian Lu ’13

Lu’s goal after graduating with a biochemistry degree at Vassar College was to enter the PhD program in biology at the Mayo School of Graduate Education at the world famous Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. That’s exactly what he’s doing.

Lewis & Clark alumni start-up featured on CNN

CNN’s African Start-Up recently visited the new brick and mortar location of House of Tayo, an accessories brand founded by Matthew Rugamba B.A. ’13.

One Year Out

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.

Bringing the Lab to the People

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 co-founds urban agriculture company in home country

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.

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