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Detroit Student Success Focus of New Alma College Program

Alma College has received a $175,000 grant from the McGregor Fund to make a college education a reality for qualified high school students from low-income families in the Detroit area. The McGregor Partners in Education program will focus on student retention as well as recruitment, with college graduation the result of successful retention, says Denelle […]

Originally posted: July 24, 2014 »

Lawrence Receives $2.5 Million Gift to Endow Elementary Education Program

An expansion of Lawrence's education program will feature a distinctive apprenticeship-based approach for pre-K-6 teacher preparation.

Originally posted: July 24, 2014 »

New Bryn Mawr Program Allows Students to Major in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

From gene research to the creation of new pharmaceuticals, biochemistry and molecular biology have revolutionized the way scientists view the natural world. Beginning this fall, Bryn Mawr students will have the ability to more easily study these fields thanks to the creation of a biochemistry and molecular biology (BMB) major. An interdepartmental major between the […]

Originally posted: July 24, 2014 »

Light and Space Artist James Turrell, Pomona Class of '65, to Receive 2013 National Medal of Arts

By Cynthia Peters 9:45 am July 23, 2014 Media Mention, The Arts, Alumni Photo by Florian Holzherr “Dividing the Light.” Copyright James Turrell. Photo by Florian Holzerr. James Turrell ’65, an internationally renowned light and space artist, will be awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony on […]

Originally posted: July 24, 2014 »

Gettysburg Students Use Physics to Unpack DNA, One Molecule at a Time

If two individuals have the same genetic predisposition for breast cancer, why does one person develop cancer while the other does not? Is it possible to use physics to help ensure that these genetic predispositions never manifest themselves? Biophysicist and physics professor Kurt Andresen thinks so. He and his students have spent the summer researching […]

Originally posted: July 24, 2014 »

Colorado College Named 'Changemaker Campus'

Originally posted: July 17, 2014 »

Puget Sound Pursues New Approaches in the Humanities with Mellon $600,000 Grant

A Mellon Foundation $600,000 grant to University of Puget Sound is preparing humanities students for the rapidly moving digital age.

Originally posted: July 15, 2014 »