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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... Learn More


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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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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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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 focuses on principles, truth in wake of rising business scandals

Teaching ethics in college management or business courses can be challenging, given the growing number of scandals and half-baked business experiments, but Daniel Gilbert, the David LeVan '68 Professor...

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Lectures on Mexican, Latin American cultures to take place April 7 & 8

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Lectures on Mexican and Latin American cultures will take place April 7 and 8 at Gettysburg College.

The April 7 lecture, "Borderland and the 'Biblical Hurricane:'...

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PA primary crucial to Senators Clinton, Obama says Gettysburg College prof

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - With Pennsylvania's primary approaching April 22, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama will pour millions of dollars into advertising and grassroots efforts across the state...

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Garthwait Leadership Center


Sunderman Conservatory of Music 


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