Your Gifts at Work
Your gifts help Dickinson provide innovative, interdisciplinary, hands-on learning experiences in the useful liberal arts. Here are some stories highlighting the programs that prepare our students to engage the world and tackle 21st-century problems.
Found in Translation
Latin and mathematics intersect in an ongoing
project that links students, faculty and academic departments.
These senior-research projects examine fascinating phenomena in American culture, some with highly personal ties.
A Quick Look: English 404
English 404 workshop gives students an intensive writing and editing
Articulating an American Aesthetic
Students uncover works and writings by acclaimed, yet little-known artist as part of a unique curation seminar that preps them for life in the professional art world.
Baird Sustainability Fellows Program candidates probe Michael Shellenberger's provocative environmental stance.
Raptor Shadows on the Sleeping Blue Lady
Mosaic students take to a mountaintop perch to study raptors as they migrate.
King Phillip Came Over for Good Soup
As part of the fall Mosaic, students go fossil hunting in a local quarry.
Crabbing with Ooker
Dickinson’s Mosaic program takes students to the Chesapeake Bay, leaving the traditional classroom far behind.
A Peaceable Pact
From student internships to faculty research, Dickinson and the U.S. Army War College learn that sharing is a good thing.
Dickinson challenged me to step outside of my comfort zone and beyond the boundaries that I had set for myself. I developed the confidence to take risks and learned to trust my instincts—these are lessons that have yielded tremendous rewards in my professional and personal life.
—Jason Gong '06