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Technology brings the travels of Victorian explorers to life

While on vacation in Rockland, Maine, English Professor Suzanne Flynn stepped into a local used book shop and came across an illustrated book... Learn More


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In Her Words: Music standout Alice Broadway ’14 tells of journey to Brazil

A year ago, I would never have thought that one trip could completely reshape my senior year at Gettysburg College, creating opportunities for further travel and introducing me to a global community...

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Flipping the classroom: Physics Prof. Tim Good uses technology to engage students with classwork

What made a 24-year veteran of the Gettysburg College faculty decide to try a completely new teaching style?

“There’s been a lot of research done on physics education over the years...

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Salamander Science

“Biologists live in the details,” said Gettysburg College Assistant Professor of Biology Ryan Kerney. “Students are amazed by how much we can still learn from studying local species...

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Students use physics to unpack DNA, one molecule at a time

If two individuals have the same genetic predisposition for breast cancer, why does one person develop cancer while the other does not?

Is it possible to use physics to help ensure that these...

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Faculty seminar studies food insecurity and global health in India

This May, as the Class of 2014 prepared to embark upon new educational and professional paths, a group of seven Gettysburg faculty boarded a plane ready to embark upon their own journey.

Over...

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Isherwood authors Philadelphia Inquirer piece on WWI's legacy

Ian Isherwood '00, WWI scholar and assistant director of the College's Civil War Institute, wrote a piece about how Americans remember the First World War, which appeared in the July 11 Philadelphia...

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Exploring Ethiopia: Students and faculty encounter the consequences of energy poverty

“When I studied and interned abroad during college,” said Hilary Landfried ’13, “I cooked with my host families—often over wood fires and dirty stoves. It was through these...

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150 + 1 years ago: Highlights from the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Battle of Gettysburg

One year ago, the roads of Gettysburg were packed with vehicles, sidewalks were crammed with history and Civil War enthusiasts, media satellite trucks dotted the horizon, and the sound of cannon fire...

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Gettysburg gamers create Red Light Race, a new Android app

Gettysburg College Prof. Todd Neller is a gamer. Whether using cards, dice, or a click of a mouse, he’s always up for a duel of wits and luck. This love for competition even inspired him, a few...

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Inside the Middle East with the Eisenhower Institute

A new Eisenhower Institute (EI) program challenges Gettysburg College students to dig deeper than the news headlines and Western perceptions of the Middle...

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Guelzo examines Lincoln’s 1864 challenges in NY Times Civil War blog

Allen Guelzo, Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and director of Civil War Era Studies, wrote a June 5 post for the New York Times’ Disunion blog about the challenges President Abraham...

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President Riggs pens op-ed as part of Aspen Institute’s Summit at Gettysburg

This week, President Riggs, Provost Zappe, and a number of student volunteers will be joining nearly 400 world leaders as part of the Aspen Institute Franklin Project’s Learn More


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Want to honor vets this Memorial Day? Help end veterans' homelessness

Chris Fee, English prof. and department chair at Gettysburg College, authored a piece on the homeless veterans that appeared in the Patriot-News on May 25. Fee often writes about issues related...

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Three-Star General Flora Darpino '83 to grads: Don’t let the fear of failure keep you from succeeding

Lieutenant General Flora Darpino, Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, spoke to 660 graduates May 18 at Gettysburg College’s 179th Commencement...

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Four Years of Great Work

Members of the Class of 2014 have accomplished a lot during their time on campus, and we mean a lot! Find out more about some of the accomplishments and experiences of this year’s graduating class...

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Women's lacrosse seniors participate in special Commencement

Three years ago, the six seniors on the Gettysburg College women's lacrosse team watched as freshmen as three of their...

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Class of 2014 by the numbers

Gettysburgians like to get involved – the Class of 2014 proves that.

With 660 students expected to receive their degrees on May 18, almost 60% of them are graduating after spending a Learn More


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Commencement preview 2014: Speakers, awards, and more

Lieutenant General Flora Darpino, Judge Advocate General of the U.S. Army, will speak and receive an honorary degree May 18 at Gettysburg College's 179th Commencement.

The 11 a.m. ceremony will...

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Detective novel course brings texts to life in Paris

How do you learn about French language and culture from a classroom in Pennsylvania?

For Associate Professor of French Florence Jurney, the answer is elementary.

Putting a new twist on...

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Garthwait Leadership Center


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