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The Day that Lt. Fabio LaManna Saved a Man’s Life

LaManna started working at Drew when he was 20 and says he can’t imagine working anywhere else. Photos by Lynne DeLade In his time as a public safety officer, Lt. Fabio LaManna has responded to car accidents, provided safe escort for students and given first aid at medical emergencies. But his most heroic moment at […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Brian Huser ’13 Receives Fellowship for Early-Career STEM Teachers

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) recently awarded Brian Huser ’13 with a five year-teaching fellowship, recognizing him as an exceptionally talented, early-career science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) teacher. The fellowship offers teaching materials, opportunities for professional and leadership development, and mentoring to the 32 recipients for 2014. The goal is to improve STEM […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

William Coulter to present paper at national conference

The English professor will also have a paper published in the Southeastern Renaissance Conference’s annual publication.   8/12/2014 William Coulter, the Eichelbaum Professor of English, will give a paper on Milton’s Paradise Regained at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Renaissance Conference in October. His 2013 paper on Ben Jonson and Edmund Spenser will be […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

A year’s worth of women’s college advantages.

Photo Credit: Amanda Stup — Artfully Captured August marks my one-year anniversary as a Huffington Post blogger. To celebrate this milestone, I decided to write a year-in-review post. I’ll begin by saying how much fun it’s been blogging about women’s colleges. This incredible opportunity has allowed me to take a closer look at these institutions […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Augustana researcher’s project goes multinational

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Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Two earn Gilman scholarships

August 14, 2014 Two Cornell College students, Yesenia Hernandez and Kayla Clark, have earned Gilman Scholarships that will allow them to spend a semester studying off campus. Hernandez will spend the fall taking part in the School for International Training’s International Honors Program in Human Rights. She will travel to New York, Chile, Jordan, and Nepal […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Flipping the classroom: Physics Prof. Tim Good uses technology to engage students with classwork

    What made a 24-year veteran of the Gettysburg College faculty decide to try a completely new teaching style? “There’s been a lot of research done on physics education over the years, and the findings have shown that lecture is not always the most effective form of teaching.  Having an active classroom is key,” physics […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Professor Sara Egge, Hadley Judson ’15 research women’s suffrage movement

With 81 percent of students participating in internship or research opportunities during their time at Centre College, faculty and staff are constantly looking for new ways to challenge their students. This summer, Assistant Professor of History Sara Egge and Hadley Judson ‘15 (pictured below) are collaborating on research that explores women’s suffrage in the Midwest from […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Pomona College Named to List of Top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges

By Mark Kendall 2:00 pm August 15, 2014 Staff, Faculty, Students The safe and welcoming lounge at the Queer Resource Center of the Claremont Colleges Pomona College today was named to the annual Campus Pride 2014 Top 50 LGBT-Friendly Colleges Universities. According to this national organization for student leaders and campus groups, the Campus Pride listing […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »

Dream internships — with $3,000 from Connecticut College

Telayah Sturdivant ’15, a student in the Holleran Center’s Program in Community Action, is interning this summer at Art Start in New York. A total of 340 rising seniors – three-quarters of the Class of 2015 – are interning all over the world this summer through Connecticut College’s distinctive career and professional development program. Of […]

Originally posted: August 19, 2014 »