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Latest News

  • Lillard Science Center
    For the first time in months, much of the construction fencing that has wrapped the Lillard Science Center site has been removed, allowing full view of the addition and new lobby.
  • Evelyn Johnson ’18 shakes hands with judges of the 2017 Pitch It! competition.
    The nation’s leading academic entrepreneur organization recognized the College’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program for its interdisciplinary focus and for providing students “unmatched” experiential learning experiences.
  • Last fall, the College embarked on a community approach to helping students find the best fit not only for their interests and skills, but also for the types of people they feel most comfortable with.
  • Alumni spoke during Neuroscience Declaration Day, October 10.
    Neuroscience alumni visited campus on Neuroscience Declaration Day to provide information about the value of their overall college experience and the value of majoring in neuroscience.
  • Speed Networking 2017
    Students looked a bit anxious waiting for the biggest career event on campus—Speed Networking—to start on October 26. But once the speed-dating-style rounds began, their pre-event training kicked in.
  • “Heaven’'s Gate”
    Associate Professor of Religion Ben Zeller serves as an expert consultant in an ongoing 10-part podcast about Heaven’s Gate, the religious group that spurred the mass suicide of 39 members in 1997.