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Urbanatural Living, Digital-Style

Student-faculty research produces web portal on urbanatural interrelationships<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>In his acclaimed book <i>Beyond Romantic</i> …

Eat, Prey, Lunge

Dickinson researchers debunk long-held belief about the way boa constrictors kill<p><i>by Christine Baksi</i><p><i>Video by Joe O'Neill</i><p>When a boa constrictor begins …

Heart Rates

Closing Thoughts: Machines to Make Us Happy

<i>by Shawn Bender</i><p>At a liberal-arts college like Dickinson, the happiness of young adults is of primary importance to faculty and administrators, not to …

Where We Are

<i>Read Madonna Enwe '16's winning entry for Dickinson Magazine's summer fiction contest:</i><p>by Madonna Enwe ’16<p>It was one of those nights that only came …

And the Runners-up Are ...

Following are the three stories that earned runner-up recognition in the <i>Dickinson Magazine</i> fiction contest: "How to Act Like a Struggling English …

J K Rowling

Reverberations

The impact of the Stellfox Prize reverberates across campus and beyond<p><i>by Tony Moore</i><p>Inspired by her 1959 meeting with Robert Frost, Jean Louise …

Q&A

A conversation with Ian McEwan on his work, free speech and the role the Internet can play in the evolution of literature<p><i>by Tony Moore</i><p>Ian McEwan, …

Posse Power!

2015 grads achieve landmark success<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>The transition to college life is challenging for first-years everywhere, but for the …

Water Works

An immersive internship has Caroline Kanaskie ’17 in the lake and the lab<p><i>by Lauren Davidson; video by Joe O'Neill</i><p>Meet Caroline Kanaskie '17, an …

Research Center

'A Most Uncommon Man'

'Mr. Dickinson' Ben James '34 remembered for life filled with achievements and dedication to the college<p><b>Dickinson Magazine is collecting tributes to</b> …

Building STEAM

Programs earn awards at international conference<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>Evolving technologies promise new ways to problem-solve, connect and engage …

The Next Generation of Cancer Researchers

Student-faculty research combines molecular genetics and mathematics to study leukemia<p><i>by Tony Moore; video by Joe O'Neill</i><p>No one thinks conducting …

Even Waste Isn't Wasted

<i>by Tony Moore; video by Joe O'Neill</i><p>At the Dickinson College Farm, plant and animal waste is turned into biogas<p>Creating burnable fuel from waste …

Biogas

Art Works.

Gallery offers expanded programming, professional experiences<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>Dickinson's Trout Gallery is buzzing this summer with new and …

Artworks

In Fine Spirits

Young alum makes splash with craft whiskey company<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson; v</i><i>ideo by Joe O'Neill</i><p>Adam Spiegel ’06 was working in finance when the …

Sonoma County

President-elect

Andy MacPhail ’76 named next president of the Philadelphia Phillies<p><i>by Tony Moore</i><p>Andy MacPhail ’76 has been named the next president of the …

Los Angeles

Can Computers Be Mathematicians?

Fields medalist Timothy Gowers will present the Joseph Priestley Award Lecture<p>Author, scholar and Fields Medal recipient Timothy Gowers, a professor …

Mathematics

Hot off the Presses

Literary magazine features fresh voices and a visual-literary narrative<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>Published each spring by the Belles Lettres Literary …

What's That, Lassie?

Student research taps human-dog communication<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>The pet-human relationship is an important part of many Americans' lives—and …

Pets

An Educational Break

Students pay it forward during spring break service trips<p><i>By MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>A sightseeing excursion became a learning opportunity for …

South Carolina

Analyst in the Infield

Baseball co-captain Steven Haynes '15 shares how his IB&M major and economics minor help—and hinder—his game<p><i>by Lauren Davidson</i><p>Imagine digging your …

Cost-benefit Analysis

Exquisite Corpse

Whether in times of stress or as informal riffs on a theme, these students make art a communal act.<p><i>by Ben West ’14; photography by Carl Socolow …

Off-grid

20 Years of Bluegrass on the Grass

<i>Dickinson will host the 21st annual Bluegrass on the Grass Festival on Saturday, July 9, from noon to 8 p.m. on the John Dickinson Campus, West High</i> …

Bands

The Long Run

Champion Goldy ’43’s Dickinson experience puts him on the right track<p><i>by Julie Dengler ’93</i><p>Whether he stands in the ethereal light of a church pulpit …

United Methodist

Climate Change Comedy

Theatrical-performance activist to explore global warming, spirituality and other social issues<p>Dickinson will host two special events with …

Social Justice

One Room, 60 Discoveries

Anniversary-year event brings 60 research projects to light<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>In a spring semester chock full of scholarly presentations on …

Atoms

The Great War and How to Teach It

Dickinson students and War College fellows find common ground in WWI course<p><i>by Tony Moore</i><p>Before World War I, history had never seen anything quite …

U.S. Army

Green-Power Champion

Dickinson recognized as the Centennial Conference’s largest green-power user<p><i>by Christine Dugan</i><p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has …

Green Living

'All Signs Point to Yes!'

Exhibition spotlights creative bursts and deliberate analyses behind the work<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>Art-making is sometimes referred to as a roll …

Framing

Something in the Water

Students present research on Chinese environmental concerns<p><i>by MaryAlice Bitts-Jackson</i><p>China’s manufacturing boom is revolutionizing more than the …