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5 Things That Happen When The Hulk Comes to Commencement

Nick Bailey | Posted 05.27.2015 | College
Nick Bailey

It's commencement season and politicians, authors, and titans of industry and innovation are descending upon campuses across the country to shake hands, accept awards, and impart wisdom on the eager ears of America's newest college graduates.

A Tale of Two Pretties

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.01.2015 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

Dickinson College sophomore, Stephanie Applegate, is a double major concentrating on public policy and Spanish. As part of her public policy curriculum, she stayed at Carlisle CARES homeless shelter in central Pennsylvania.

Lessons from the Battlefield

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Carlisle, Pennsylvania, a community that was there for the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and educator to the commanders of our all our modern conflicts, has dedicated its resources to fighting the war on the poor. But the evidence this loving community has gathered on the battlefield is ignored.

Teen's Journey From Foster Care To College Is Too Heartwarming For Words

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Black Voices

Stories about children shuffling through the foster care system don’t always end with a fairytale adoption -- but Tyree Grant's did. The 18-year...

Size Matters: Finding Sustainable Solutions in Smaller Places

Rob Lovelace | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Rob Lovelace

In the meantime, Dickinson and other forward thinking colleges and universities around the world are busy educating and inspiring the generation on whose watch the SDGs will either succeed or fail.

From the Farm to the Classroom

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Taylor Wilmot '13 (apprentice) and Megan Moody '13 (apprentice) plant seedlings at Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs, PA. Jenn Halpin (direc...

U.S. Could Bring Every Afghan School Girl to American Colleges for Half the Cost of the War

Pat LaMarche | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

One hot August night in 2008 High School senior Alex Motiuk went to his parents and said, "Mom, Dad, there's something I want to talk to you about," Leo Motiuk explained with a smile. "As parents of a young son you just wonder what that's all going to be about."

Climate Leadership From American Colleges and Universities

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

In 2007, a small group of visionary college and university presidents gathered to form the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment (ACUPCC). Five years later they have achieved some remarkable results.

Why the Tea Party Is Doomed to Fail

Andrew Veselka | Posted 01.18.2012 | College
Andrew Veselka

There is a major flaw in the Tea Party's over-simplistic plan to fix America: it is impossible to actually implement.

Dickinson Students Push For Tougher Sexual Assault Policies (WATCH)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More than 200 Dickinson College students participated in a sit-in Wednesday to protest the Pennsylvania college's treatment of sexual assault cases, t...

How to Make Your Alma Mater Matter in LA

Sylvia Sukop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sylvia Sukop

You went to college back East, down South, or in the Midwest and whether you're five or 25 years out, now that you live in Los Angeles your relationsh...