Spring 2017

From the president

The Twilight Hour (cover)

News@Gettysburg

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The win-win of giving

Prof notes - Len Goldberg

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A career connector returns

The 411 - Bruce Chamberlin ’86

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The sights and sounds of other times

Prof. Christopher  D’Addario

SNAPSHOTS

One-third of your life

Incoming editor

Doing Great Work

Commencement speaker announced

Scholarly work

MLK remembered

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Envisioning the future of the finance industry

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Campaign update

$800,000 Mellon grant enhances faculty diversity

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U.S. Department of State selects Eisenhower Institute Fellows for Diplomacy Lab

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LAX top honor

Conversations

On social media

Gettysburgives challenge

Photo of the Day

Annie Palmer ’20

And in the news

“Nope, the Oval Office Won’t Change Trump” - Comments by Prof. Shirley Anne Warshaw

EI Chair Emeritus Susan Eisenhower on C-SPAN's BookTV

President Janet Morgan Riggs ’77 on a new generation of leadership

Prof. Dave Powell on ways to support public education

Prof. Kay Etheridge on 17th-century scientist Maria Sibylla Merian

Prof. Andrew Wilson on the use of drones for monitoring wildlife

Prof. Ryan Kerney and Prof. Zakiya Whatley on GMOs and SMOs

Kat Gordon, founder of the 3% Conference

2017 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

FEATURES

We are all Gettysburg

A sense of place, a spirit of place

Florida Diaries

Finding future founders

From Gettysburg, a diploma and a byline

Do Great Work

Do

Velkommen

Great

Teaching, learning, and creative work

Work

Clean and green and true to herself

 

Bulletins

Save the dates

May 20

Spring Honors Day

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Baccalaureate

 

May 21

Commencement

Speaker: Johnnetta B. Cole

Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

 

May 31

Gettysburg Fund and Orange & Blue Club Fund year ends

 

June 2

25th Annual Sara Lee/Butter Krust Baking Gettysburg

College Golf Classic presented by the Cly-Del Manufacturing Company

 

June 1–4

Alumni College and Reunion Weekend

Meritorious Service and Young  Alumni Awards

 

July–August

Send-Offs

 

August 19–23

International Parents Orientation

August 23

Opening Day

http://www.gettysburg.edu

 

September 15

Legacy Admissions Experience

 

September 15–17

Homecoming Weekend

 

October 27–29

Family Weekend

 

Big picture

Planned Giving

Gettysburg Fund