Great Experiences

Team Management

The Vail Series at Denison University provides students like Taylor Hallowell ’15 with real world team management experience.

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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

St. Olaf College

One of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges, St. Olaf College offers a distinctive education grounded in academic rigor, residential learning, global engagement, and a vibrant Lutheran faith tradition. Many excellent colleges provide one, two, or even three elements of the St. Olaf experience. What makes St. Olaf unique is the combination of so many distinguishing features working together at the highest level: an intense academic program that sharpens minds and an emphasis on a global perspective that broadens them; the vitality of a residential community that engages thoughtful people across the full range of human experiences; and a faith tradition that encourages reflection and honors different perspectives.

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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 benefit "very much" from their institution's overall academic reputation in comparison with 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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