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Biology classroom lab renovation planned thanks to grant from Alden Trust

A Gettysburg College biology classroom lab will receive major upgrades, thanks to a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust.

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Environmental studies: The real world through many lenses

What may be the most “liberal arts” program on campus is also the one most likely to be called by the wrong name.

It’s not “environmental science.” It’s environmental...

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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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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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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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Are sociable, friendly people also more attractive? Psychology prof finds out

Are friendly or outgoing people also more attractive? One Gettysburg College psychology professor says yes.

In a recent paper published in the Journal of Research in Personality, "Are sociable...

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Gettysburg College creates new major in Organization and Management Studies

Gettysburg College's Department of Management has overhauled its major, which is now called Organization and Management Studies (OMS).

In addition, the department has initiated changes to more...

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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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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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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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Nobel winner J. Michael Bishop '57 at White House stem cell ceremony

Nobel Prize Laureate and Gettysburg College graduate Dr. J. Michael Bishop was present as President Barack Obama signed an order overturning restrictions on funding of human embryonic stem cell research...

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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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Preschoolers develop best when grouped closer in age, psychology professor says

When preschoolers are grouped in classrooms with a wide range of ages, their development suffers, says Gettysburg College Psychology Prof. Arlen Moller.

Moller is studying how preschool...

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Gettysburg College grad named Ohio Professor of the Year

A Gettysburg College graduate was named Ohio Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
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Economy unaffected by election result, Gettysburg College prof says

In an opinion piece by Gettysburg College Economics Prof. Mark Hopkins, he argues from an economic point of view that it may not matter which candidate won last week's presidential election.

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South American politics to be talk topic Oct. 27

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An expert on South American politics will talk Oct. 27 at Gettysburg College.

The 6:30 p.m. talk, "The Rise and Rule of Hugo Chavez and the Bolivian Movement,"...

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Prof. Ralph Cavaliere profiled in new Gettysburg magazine

The newest issue of Gettysburg, the College's magazine, looks back on biology Prof. Ralph Cavaliere's decades of service and looks forward to campus improvements planned in coming years.

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Developmental biologist to explain body shapes of animals Sept. 22 at Gettysburg College

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - An evolutionary developmental biologist will explain the diversity of body shapes in animals Sept. 22 at Gettysburg College.

The 5 p.m. lecture, "The Making of the...

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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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