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International Affairs Association set to host international affairs week

The International Affairs Association will host an international affairs week beginning Monday, March 22. The week will feature four events, ranging from a panel discussion on developing nations to ... Learn More


Faculty and student research the effect of 2009 Pennsylvania budget impasse on local agencies

Gettysburg College Sociology Professor Michael Gibbons and students blended research methods with public policy to help community service organizations in South Central Pennsylvania.

As many...

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Africana Studies Conference Feb. 26-27 at Gettysburg College

Public health policies that affect people in sub-Saharan Africa and African Diaspora will be the topic of the annual Central Pennsylvania Consortium Africana Studies Conference Feb. 26-27 at Gettysburg...

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Mentoring program gives students behind-the-scenes view of Washington, D.C.

Sixteen Gettysburg College students took part in Inside Politics, a semester-long mentoring and research experience on campus and in Washington, D.C.

This fall's Inside Politics expert-in-residence...

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Gettysburg College grad earns high-profile post in Congress

At age 27, Jamie Fleet was named to a significant post in Washington, D.C.

Just how significant?

Enough that the 2002 Gettysburg College graduate was seated on the platform for...

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Students take part in Model United Nations; blog available

Ten Gettysburg College students traveled to Philadelphia to take part in the 43rd annual University of Pennsylvania Model United Nations conference from Nov. 12 to 15.

The Gettysburg students...

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Obama's progress to be topic of lecture Oct. 15

The Obama Administration and its progress to date will be the topic of the 12th Annual Blavatt Lecture Oct. 15 at Gettysburg College.

The 7:30 p.m. lecture, "Obama: A Progress Report," will ...

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Health care panel discussions Oct. 2-3 at Gettysburg College

Gettysburg College will host several talks and panel discussion on the topic of health care and reform Oct. 2-3. All of the events will take place in the College Union Building Room 260 and are open...

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Student and professor conduct research in Africa

How do AIDS and poverty interact?

Gettysburg College senior Atlang Mompe and economics Prof. Eileen Stillwaggon...

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Students network with policy professionals in Washington, DC

Gettysburg College students networked with policy professionals during an intensive three-day career-building event in Washington, D.C.

Twenty-one students met with federal officials and ...

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Why is Cheney so vocal? Gettysburg College prof offers answer

The San Francisco Chronicle turned to a Gettysburg College professor for analysis of former Vice-president Dick Cheney’s very public defense of the Bush administration’s national ...

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First 100 days of Obama administration to be talk topic April 15; cancelled

This lecture has been cancelled.

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - The first 100 days of the Obama administration will be the topic of the 12th Annual Blavatt Lecture April 15 at Gettysburg College.

The...

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Presidential power to be talk topic March 30

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - A lecture on presidential power will take place March 30 at Gettysburg College.

The 7 p.m. lecture, "Presidential power in war and emergencies: How much is too much?," by James...

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Gettysburg students travel to The Hague for Model United Nations; blog available

Six Gettysburg College students traveled to the The Hague in the Netherlands to take part in this year's Model United Nations conference.

During the March 20 to 27 trip, the students will...

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From Nicaragua to Baltimore, spring break trips focus on service learning

Groups of Gettysburg College students will devote their spring break to experiencing the realities of middle-school education in urban Baltimore, honing their leadership skills in Arizona's rugged Dragoon...

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Sandwiches reveal Cabinet nominee's character, Gettysburg College prof says

Tuna sandwiches revealed the character of President Obama's nominee for Secretary of Commerce, Gettysburg College history professor Michael Birkner wrote the Concord (N.H.) Monitor.

In...

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Obama should visit China soon, former ambassador tells Gettysburg students

"China and the United States are facing common hurdles best overcome by working together," a former ambassador told students at Gettysburg College.

"If President Obama...

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Students experience Obama inauguration firsthand; photos available

More than 40 Gettysburg College students traveled to Washington, D.C., to join millions of people at the Inauguration, witnessing history as Barack Obama becomes the 44th president of the United States...

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Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College Fall 2008 Speaker Series wrap-up

The Eisenhower Institute at Gettysburg College's Fall 2008 Speaker Series featured politicians and pundits who analyzed the presidential election, women and politics and the future of transportation...

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New state teacher certification mandates pose risks, says Interim President Riggs '77

 

An op-ed written by Gettysburg College Interim President Janet Morgan Riggs '77 appeared in Harrisburg's Patriot News on Dec. 14. The piece addressed concerns over new Pennsylvania...

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