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Gettysburg College cited in Chronicle of Higher Ed article about studying abroad

Kate Freyhof ’11 and Samantha Brandauer, assistant director of Off-Campus Studies at Gettysburg College, were recently quoted in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about the gender imbalance... Learn More


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Psychology prof's research produces sweet results

Psychology Prof. Brian Meier’s latest research on whether or not people with a sweet tooth have a sweeter personality garnered tons of media attention last fall. Meier and co-researchers found...

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Physics prof, alum contributed to research that won the 2011 Nobel Prize

Late one night in June 1998, Physics Prof. Larry Marschall and Akbar Rizvi ’99 were at the Gettysburg Observatory monitoring the explosion of a supernova. Little did they know, the data they...

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A fishy New Year's Resolution: What you can do about your health

If you are one of the millions of Americans who made a New Year’s resolution to get healthier in 2012, you need to know more about a Gettysburg College prof’s research on the benefits of...

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Dice game research leads student, professor to conference in Netherlands

The college experience is all fun and games, right?

Maybe not, but one particular game has played a unique role in a Gettysburg College student's higher education experience. With support from...

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Scholarship has double meaning for chemistry major

A few years ago Luke Cuculis was uncertain if college was an option for him. Cuculis, now a senior, has come a long way.

"The costs involved with a college education seemed overwhelming and prohibitive...

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Senior earns scholarship to study Eisenhower/Johnson relationship

Sam Cooper-Wall '12 was recently selected as a George C. Marshall Undergraduate Scholar, an honor that will provide funding for his research on the relationship between Presidents Eisenhower and Johnson...

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Gettysburg College among top producers of Fulbright grant recipients

For the second consecutive year, Gettysburg College has been named a top producer of students who receive grants from the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international educational ...

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Beyond genocide -- a student encounters Rwanda

Childhood family experiences and inescapable reminders of a country's troubled past combined to create a life-changing experience for a Gettysburg College student during a semester in Rwanda.

"The...

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Professors awarded NSF grants for sleep and plasma research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded two Gettysburg College professors with grants totaling nearly half a million dollars.

Physics Prof. Michael Strickland (pictured below) ...

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Gettysburg College psychology profs featured in the media

Two Gettysburg College psychology profs were recently featured in media articles.

Richard Russell, assistant professor of psychology, was quoted in a New York Times article about the correlation...

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New faculty hires bring wealth of knowledge to campus

Fifteen new tenure-track faculty members were appointed at Gettysburg College before the start of the 2011-2012 academic year.

With expertise ranging from musical composition to Arabic language...

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Gettysburg College physics students spend scientific summer researching on campus

From exploring the mechanisms of nuclei to determining spotting patterns on stars, nine physics majors spent the summer on campus conducting research.

Presented with money from professors' research...

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Daylong celebration to showcase student research, artistic, service activities

Gettysburg College will showcase students' achievements in research, creative arts, and service on Saturday, May 1.

Dozens of panel discussions, posters, dramatic productions, student films,...

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From piracy to parasites, student research projects earn Mellon grants

From the crimes of pirates on the high seas to the economic price of ethics, Gettysburg College students will research a wide variety of topics this summer with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...

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Student's Civil War film research chosen for Washington, D.C. presentation

A Gettysburg College student who researched the role of music in Civil War films was chosen to take part in a scholarly presentation on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Andrew Deen, Class of ...

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Students visit Africa to probe development and health; photo gallery

From doctors and diamond-company executives to diplomats and charging elephants, ten Gettysburg College students experienced the rich diversity of Africa firsthand as they examined issues of development...

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Gettysburg College student, prof unlocking secrets of aging process

How do muscles age, and can exercise slow the aging process?

A Gettysburg College student's original research is helping to answer those questions, thanks to a grant from the American Physiological...

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National Science Foundation grant supports student-faculty nuclear research

A National Science Foundation grant will further Gettysburg College's tradition of student-faculty collaboration on research.

The nearly $120,000 grant will permit two students to work with ...

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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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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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