Your Gifts at Work
Your gifts not only help Dickinson add endowed faculty chairs to attract and retain highly accomplished scholar-teachers—they also help the college offer students the personalized mentoring and student-faculty research opportunities that are critical components of the Dickinson experience.
Daisies and Cancer Research
Myungsun Shin ’14 and Assistant Professor of Chemistry Rebecca Connor don’t let their leukemia research take a summer vacation.
The assistant professor and Distinguished Chair of Africana Studies discusses calypso, rapso and expressive culture in the Caribbean.
Faster, Smarter, Better
Student-faculty research finds ways to build chemical compounds faster and better, with great results.
Beating the Heat
A hotspot of volcanic activity creates a cool field-research experience in Iceland.
Found in Translation
Latin and mathematics intersect in an ongoing
project that links students, faculty and academic departments.
Meet two professors who willingly put themselves—and their rental cars—in harm's way for inspiration.
Assistant Professor of Psychology Jon Page leads students through an exploration of how the brain works under threat.
Seeds of Memory
Associate Professor of Psychology Teresa Barber and her summer interns set out to test the efficacy of cumin on regaining memory.
Better Living Through Mathematics
Building an honors project around the assignment of First-Year Seminars results in an invaluable tool for the college.
Assistant Professor of Biology Scott Boback and interns explore the habits and habitats of painted and snapping turtles.
Failure Is Only the Beginning
Editing an upcoming book proves to be the heady focus of a summer research project.
The Alligator, the Angel and the Wardrobe
Sydney Moffat '14 is working on theatre professor Sherry Harper-McCombs' costume design and construction project.
Beach Gift Furthers Lasting Connection to College
Walter Beach '56 funds faculty chairs through a $7
million estate gift.
The transformational power of the First in America capital
campaign was celebrated at a January board of trustees reception and
dinner, during which two new endowed faculty chairs were installed.
There’s a wholly different way of teaching today. Faculty are working with students on internships, research and fieldwork. ... Faculty are the heart of this place, and the more strongly that heart beats, the better off we are.
—Neil Weissman, provost and dean of the college