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Students get inside look at publishing world in NYC

New York City is the capital of book publishing in the United States - which is why English Professors Fred Leebron and Kathryn Rhett have taken students there for the last 12 years to meet with both... Learn More


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Expert on evolution, faith to speak March 25 at Gettysburg College

An expert on evolution and faith will speak March 25 at Gettysburg College.

The 7:30 p.m. talk, "Evolution and Faith: What is the Problem?," will take place in the College Union Building, Room...

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History professors discuss the Underground Railroad, imperialism, and Lincoln on video

A downloadable video series focusing on faculty members and their published works and research is available on the College's YouTube...

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Gettysburg College students travel to Britain to study ancient artifacts

What if Stonehenge were relocated to a museum and replica stones were erected at the original site? Would the site still feel sacred? Would the fake stones be sacred? And how about the original stones...

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Gettysburg College grad wins Elie Wiesel ethics essay award

A Gettysburg College graduate was a winner in the Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics Essay Contest for 2009.

Alexander Englert graduated in May with a major in philosophy. His essay, written while ...

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Theatre arts prof's stage designs at gallery through Oct. 17

To celebrate twenty-five years of theatre arts at Gettysburg College, the Schmucker Art Gallery is presenting a retrospective of Prof. Jerry Hanson's scenic designs.

The show runs Oct. 2-17,...

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Historic American Indian photos on display at Gettysburg College

The Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College will feature the exhibition “Edward S. Curtis: Photogravures from The North American Indian.”

More than 25 photogravures and related...

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'The Liar' to be performed April 17-21 at Gettysburg College

A twist on an 18th century comedic play about love and lies will be performed April 17 to 21 at Gettysburg College.

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Asian Cultural Week under way at Gettysburg College

From sushi-making to stereotype breaking, Gettysburg College is hosting "Asian Cultural Week 2009: Eleven Days in Asia" from Jan. 21 to 31.

"The increasing significance ...

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Gettysburg College Prof. Gabor Boritt wins 2008 National Humanities Medal

Gettysburg College history professor and Civil War scholar Gabor S. Boritt received the National Humanities Medal for 2008 from President George W. Bush.

At a Nov. 17 White House ceremony, ...

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Bestselling author Janine Latus to speak Nov. 12

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, New York Times Bestselling Author Janine Latus will speak Nov. 12 at Gettysburg College.

The 7:30 p.m. program will take...

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Author to read from work Nov. 6 at Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg College's Writing House will sponsor a reading by author Andrew Porter Nov. 6.

The 8 p.m. reading will take place in Pennsylvania Hall's third-floor Lyceum...

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Movie, live music to celebrate democracy in Africa Oct. 8

Gettysburg, Pa - A film and live musical performance will highlight politics, democracy and hip-hop music in West Africa Oct. 8.

"African Underground: Democracy in Dakar,"...

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Best-selling author Marcus Borg to speak on Christianity’s political context

Bestselling author and religion scholar Marcus J. Borg will deliver public lectures on atheism and on Christianity's political context Oct. 16 at Gettysburg College.

Borg's dozen books...

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Author to read from her work Oct. 16 at Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Gettysburg College's Writing House will sponsor a reading by author Sheryl St. Germain Oct. 16.

The 8 p.m. reading will take place in the College Union Building Junction. A reception...

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Reading Oct. 1 at Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Dustin Beall Smith will read from his work Oct. 1 at Gettysburg College.

The 8 p.m. reading will take place in Pennsylvania Hall's third-floor Lyceum. Smith's work has...

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Lincoln-Douglas debates remain at heart of U.S. politics, Gettysburg College prof says

There is a direct link between today's "culture wars" and the famed Lincoln-Douglas debates of 150 years ago, a Gettysburg College professor argued in an op-ed in the Christian Science Monitor...

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Brazil, anthropology to be talk topic Sept. 30

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - University of Wisconsin-Madison Prof. Neil Whitehead will talk about the study of anthropology in Brazil Sept. 30 at Gettysburg College.

Whitehead's talk, "Cannibal...

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Silent movie 'The Hunchback' to be accompanied by live music Sept. 26

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Lon Chaney's 1923 silent movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" will be accompanied by live music Sept. 26 at the Majestic Theater.

The 8 p.m. showing will ...

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Church leader to speak on piety and politics Sept. 19 at Gettysburg College

A national leader of the United Church of Christ (UCC) will speak on "Piety and Politics on the Road to the White House" Sept. 19 at Gettysburg College.

The Rev. John H. Thomas...

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Distinctive Programs

Gettysburg College offers distinctive programs that enhance the quality of the liberal arts experience for students:

Civil War Institute


Eisenhower Institute


Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music


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