Earth Day 2014: April 22, 1970 and the birth of the environmental movement


...concerns of the general public and infuse the student anti-war energy into the environmental cause, we could generate a demonstration that would force the issue onto the national political agenda." Separate teach-ins were already planned at San

CCBC announces presidential finalists

Outlet: Beaver County Times - Online constituencies and community leaders. Reber also served on the senior management team at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, and oversaw one of the largest capital campaigns in Erie's history at the time. He holds a bachelor's d

Organizations to help Afghan women

Outlet: Korea Times - Online

...these women consolidate their gains? For starters, they can support the growing cadre of brave Afghan women, many young, who want to empower their female compatriots at the grassroots level. One good example is 22-year-old Noorjahan Akbar, a se

La Fundación Málaga estrenará diez títulos en la próxima Feria del Libro

Outlet: Diario Sur

...académico de la fundación para la próxima cita libresca. Sagastume también se encarga de 'Cervantes novelador. Las novelas ejemplares cuatrocientos años después', que recoge las conclusiones del congreso organizado en Málaga por la Fundación Má

Organizations help Afghan women

Outlet: Telegraph - Herald

What do Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton agree on? They, like many other prominent Americans, talk effusively about helping Afghan women. The fate of Afghan women is also a subject that grabs the attention of Americans who have otherwise lost int

Smart Talk: Are you prepared for the end of your life?

Outlet: WITF-TV - Online

... These are questions we'll address on Tuesday's Smart Talk. Appearing on the program are Dr. James M. Hoefler, an expert and author of several books and articles on end of life issues, Dr. Alecia Sundsmo, Executive Director of the Wellness Ce

Eric Hartung

Outlet: NCAA News, The

...issues.  Eric came to the NCAA from New England Research Institutes in Watertown, Massachusetts.  He is also a former men's lacrosse coach, including tenures at Wheaton College in Massachusetts and Harvard University.  Eric completed his undergrad

Angel Capital Association elects Kevin Laws and Linda Lorraine Smith as directors »

Outlet: Hawaii Reporter

...led software development at Computer Sciences Corporation's offices in Heidelberg, Germany, where he oversaw one of the first large-scale web-based Intranets. Laws is a director of AngelList,, and Cabify. He holds a degree in computer sci

Worldview: Organizations to help Afghan women


...these women consolidate their gains? For starters, they can support the growing cadre of brave Afghan women, many young, who want to empower their female compatriots at the grassroots level. One good example is 22-year-old Noorjahan Akbar, a se

Querying the FISA Queries

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

The following is a guest post from H.L. Pohlman, the A. Lee Fritschler professor of public policy at Dickinson College. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper before Congress. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) Director of National Intellig

Embracing the New Globalism: a Challenge to Rethink Study Abroad

Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education - Online, The

The following is by William G. Durden, former president of Dickinson College. It is adapted from a speech he gave Wednesday at the Forum on Education Abroad's annual meeting in San Diego. Higher education in the United States is not prepared to le

Olivia Kessler helps fight malaria in Africa

Outlet: United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

...“Honestly, I didn't love the recognition, I just loved doing it,” she said. The upside, though, was “more people read about my campaign and it pushed it further.” Recently elected as the new social action vice president for NFTY, Kessler w

Michael Gavin named AACC's new Associate V.P. for Learning

Outlet: Baltimore Times Inc. Newspapers - Online published in 2012, “Sports in the Aftermath of Tragedy: From Kennedy to Katrina, the Politics of Race and Media,” which explores what a sporting event can mean to people after a major national tragedy. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liter

Conversation with Ted Merwin

Outlet: Connecticut Jewish Ledger - Online

...English-speaking world. For the last 13 years, Ted has written a weekly theater column for the New York Jewish Week. He also now writes a bimonthly “back of the book” culture column for the same paper. Merwin is associate professor of religion and

Two more Yarmouth athletes make college commitments

Outlet: Forecaster - Online

...the state's premier female golfers, earned an opportunity to attend and play at Division I Elon University in Elon, N.C. next year, while classmate Julia Primeau, one of the state's best girls' lacrosse players, will attend and play lacrosse at Di

Dickinson College football team will host bone marrow registry drive

Outlet: Patriot-News - Online, The

Dickinson College, in partnership with the Be The Match Registry and the Get In The Game campaign, is sponsoring a marrow registry drive noon-4 p.m. April 4 in the social hall of the Holland Union Building, 28 N. College St., Carlisle. The event..

What Are Your Terms?


...would do well to remember that the conditions we create for our future colleagues constitute the very future of our profession. Bio David M. Ball is visiting associate professor of English at Princeton University and associate professor of E


Outlet: Federal News Service

WASHINGTON, March 13 -- The White House released the following press release: Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: * Judith M. Davenport - Member, Board of D

Digital records unearth Indian school history

Outlet: WHTM-TV - Online kept meticulous student records. Now, those records have been reborn. Barbara Landis took some of the first steps to modernize the complicated records of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, and the monumental task has been passed o

Volcanoes Guard Ice Age Secrets


Standing eye level with oncoming lava, in a snow pit he is digging at Tolbachik volcano in Russia, Ben Edwards is hoping his world doesn't violently explode in the next few minutes. Several years of watching lava trundle over ice and snow has taug

DEMS UP ALL NIGHT FOR CLIMATE CHANGE – Sanford: ‘The government didn't shut down' -- PAUL VS. CRUZ – Florida election day – STEVE STOCKMAN'S AWESOME HOT TUB PARTY – McConnell's earmarks

Outlet: Politico - Online a president who shares an undergraduate alma mater with the chief justice who swore him in. James Monroe and John Marshall were classmates at the College of William and Mary. Rob Green had another correct answer: James Buchanan and Roger Tane

Commencement Speakers Announced: Colgate, Columbus State, Dickinson, Harper, Iona, Lakeland, Northwestern (Iowa), Ripon, Sarah Lawrence, Simmons, U. of Pennsylvania, U. of Rochester, Warren Wilson, Winthrop


The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2014: Colgate University: Gloria Borger, chief political analyst for CNN. Columbus State University: Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, a Republican. Di

Rosie O'Donnell talks Philly history; food show scoping local spots


...special delves into her life, her family and the heart attack she suffered in 2012. "It's funny, trust me," she said, despite the subject matter. She chose Philly to workshop her show because it reminded her of her roots. When O'Donnell was a s

Study-abroad programs becoming increasingly popular among college students

Outlet: Beaver County Times - Online

...acquire valuable skills for their career path. “It helps to provide a global prospective within their major. Building study abroad into the curriculum is helping students take advantage of the opportunity,� she said. Elizabeth Reese, 20,

Volcanoes Guard Ice Age Secrets


...oncoming lava, in a snow pit he is digging at Tolbachik volcano in Russia, Ben Edwards is hoping his world doesn't violently explode in the next few minutes. Several years of watching lava trundle over ice and snow has taught Edwards, a vol

Posse Foundation celebrates 25 years of sticking together

Outlet: Metro New York - Online In fact, the program was recently mentioned by President Obama in his State of the Union Address. Estiven Rodriguez, a student at Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School, attended as First Lady Michelle Obama's guest. He's h

Talk both in D.C. and also at Dickinson College focuses on Ukraine

Outlet: WHP-TV - Online

...undermining the new government in Ukraine.   The White House wants Russia to end its take-over of part of the country and insists all the people of Ukraine have a say in the region's future.   The situation in Ukraine was a popular topic among

Carlisle-based expert: new U.S.-Russia tension won't trigger war

Outlet: Patriot-News - Online, The

...the United States and Russia since the Cold War. Ukraine is an economically-troubled country of 46 million people located between Russia and the rest of Europe. It used to be part of the Soviet Union. Karl Qualls is an associate professor of h

GIRL TALK: Rosie O'Donnell On Ellen at the Oscars, Adele Dazeem and How She's Taking Care of Herself Post Heart Attack

Outlet: Philadelphia Magazine - Online

...come here? RO: I am. I've been doing standup since the beginning of December, getting ready for my HBO special, which is in April. This is one of my last few gigs of practice before I do the special, so I'm excited. I've always loved Philly. I w

Smart Talk: Crisis in Ukraine; Susquehanna Art Museum update

Outlet: WITF-TV - Online that is watching an aggressive Russia. Tuesday's Smart Talk features two local academics to discuss the history and significance of Russia's incursion into Ukraine. Appearing on the program are Dr. Karl Qualls, an associate professor o

Madeleine Albright to speak at Dickinson commencement

Outlet: Sentinel - Online, The

CARLISLE — Dickinson College Tuesday announced former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will deliver the commencement address at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 18, in front of Old West on the John Dickinson Campus. Albright also will receive a doctor of

Size Matters: Finding Sustainable Solutions in Smaller Places

Outlet: Huffington Post, The

The lessons being learned in a small borough nestled in Pennsylvania's Cumberland Valley are of global importance and hold the promise of yielding results far beyond the campus of Carlisle, Pennsylvania's Dickinson College. The college is proving

Prof. Marcelo Borges: Cartas de chamada: um investigador argentino com raízes na Guarda

Outlet: Público

Marcelo Borges nasceu na Argentina, tal como os seus pais, mas a família paterna é portuguesa, beirã, oriunda do concelho de Almeida, na Guarda. Na memória, o professor que tem estudado pormenorizadamente a emigração portuguesa guarda as histórias

Prof. Marcelo Borges: Cartas, postais, fotos e diários vão ajudar a contar a história da emigração portuguesa

Outlet: Público

Esta é uma história contada através da correspondência de emigrantes que, através do correio, chamavam os familiares que ficavam em Portugal. As cartas de chamada de quem partiu do país falam sobretudo de projectos de reunificação familiar e no reenc

Antarctic Wilds Carry as Much Chemical Flame Retardants as Urban Rivers

Outlet: Scientific American

In some sediment at McMurdo Sound, one widely used chemical was found at levels similar to those found in urban rivers. Research stations are the apparent source When scientist Jay Rotella stepped out of the cargo plane's dark cavern onto Antarcti

Parents becoming essential to college admissions, recruiting teams

Outlet: USA Today

Some parents are more involved in their kids’ college than one might think. Next week, 140 parents of College of Wooster students will call almost 1,400 of Wooster’s newly admitted families. At Albion College’s orientation, parents helped new f

Roomful of Teeth on Center Stage

Outlet: WITF-FM

The stunning vocal octet Roomful of Teeth performs contemporary choral music, much of written by the composers of the New York indie/classical scene. The singers are classically trained musicians, but they have also studied with masters of non-cla

ProPhase Appoints Kris Kuhner as Vice President of Business Development

Outlet: Citybizlist Philadelphia

ProPhase LLC announced that Kris Kuhner has joined the company to head business development. Kuhner has over 14 years of industry experience in pharmaceutical and clinical research. Kuhner joins as vice president of business development to build o

PIX Morning News

Outlet: PIX Morning News at 7 AM - WPIX-TV

The president and first lady also invited a special guest from Washington Heights. Estiven Rodriguez, who as an immigrant child overcame challenges and is now on his way to college. Good to see some local faces in the crowd. And do you know college

NPR: Rodriguez won a four-year scholarship to attend Dickinson College

Outlet: WNYC-FM

A New York City public high school student was among nearly two dozen special guests sitting in the First Lady's viewing box, to hear President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday night. Estiven Rodriguez is a senior at the Washi