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Why We Were Totally Wrong About How Boa Constrictors Kill

Outlet: National Geographic Magazine Online

...the pressure," says study leader Scott Boback, a vertebrate ecologist at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Most...

Boa Constrictors Kill By Stopping Blood Circulation

Outlet: Smithsonian Online

...tell a different story, says lead author Scott Boback, a herpetologist at Dickinson College. Boback and his colleagues...

Obama, you're still no Reagan - CNNPolitics.com

Outlet: CNN Online

...tax rate was 70%," says David O'Connell, a political science professor at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. "By 1986, it had been...

Local community things to know and do for the Pasadena area for July 18, 2015

Outlet: Pasadena Star-News Online

...students learning about and getting hands-on with cancer research this summer at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. Carpenter, a biochemistry...

Schools That Meet 100% of Financial Need

Outlet: College Solution, The

...(CT) Cornell University (NY) Davidson College (NC) Denison University (OH) Dickinson College (PA) Duke University (NC) Dartmouth College (NH)...

Inside the Phillies: MacPhail's career in baseball started early

Outlet: Philadelphia Inquirer

...the Twins' rightfielder then." MacPhail played Division III baseball at Dickinson College (Carlisle, Pa.), from which he graduated in 1976....

Study abroad? What about my bros?

Outlet: Times Higher Education

US men aren’t interested in ‘life-changing’ rhetoric of studying abroad Report suggests that male social groups are ‘less fluid’ than women’s, who made up 63.5 per cent of American students overseas Comfort zone: men are reluctant to leave what i

Volunteers to track water quality, bay restoration

Outlet: Morgan Messenger, The

...of America, the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) housed at Dickinson College, and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental...

Belchertown woman was 1st ‘first lady' of Kansas

Outlet: Republican, The

...with stranger and friend alike.” Sara Robinson's diary is in the library at Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa. Her entry for Jan. 23, 1856, records...

Phillies to name veteran executive to run operations: Reports

Outlet: Philadelphia Business Journal

...uncle, Bill MacPhail, was president of CBS Sports. MacPhail is a graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.. When and if he starts, MacPhail...

Science and Study Abroad

Outlet: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

...faculty work on." Dr. Neil Weissman, provost and dean of the college at Dickinson College, where more than 40 percent of graduating STEM...

Smart Talk: Why do we dislike our bodies?; Health Smart on mental illness

Outlet: WITF-TV Online

...Amy Farrell, a professor of American Studies and Women and Gender Studies at Dickinson College, who wrote the book Fat Shame: Stigma and the Fat...

Mock Trial captain sees law in his future

Outlet: Clarence Bee

Students Mitchell Snyder, right, and Tyler Bird, left, work with attorney Justin D. Kloss. Courtesy of Klosslaw.com Mitchell Snyder may not know exactly what major he’ll choose when he begins classes in the fall at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pe

New Jersey SEEDS Congratulates College Preparatory Program Graduates | Reuters

Outlet: Reuters Online

...pleased to have students return to Albright College, Denison University and Dickinson College. In addition, one of our students was a recipient...

Dickinson College studying 3 lakes in Cumberland County | News

Outlet: WITF-TV Online

(Carlisle) -- Using a state grant, Dickinson College researchers are studying three lakes in Cumberland...

Did the Senate just roll back the government's surveillance power? Not so fast.

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

...following is a guest post by H.L. Pohlman, professor of political science at Dickinson College. After a great deal of political posturing and...

Williamstown: Mount Greylock names student speakers

Outlet: Berkshire Eagle

WILLIAMSTOWN Ian Scott Brink was selected by the Class of 2015 to speak at Mount Greylock's graduation at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 6, in the school gymnasium. The title of Brink's speech is "The Greylock Experience." Jacqueline Elizabeth Van Slycke

Kevin Leidwinger Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of CNA Commercial

Outlet: Bloomberg News - Online

...Operations Manager. Kevin holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Dickinson College. About CNA Serving businesses and professionals...

Saudis Turn Birthplace of Ideology Into Tourist Spot

Outlet: New York Times, The

DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia — More than 250 years ago, in this sunbaked oasis of mud-brick houses and ramparts, the ancestors of the Saudi royal family and an outcast fundamentalist preacher formed an alliance that has shaped this land ever since. In re

THOMPSON ROCK 'N' MARATHON AT AGE 92 IN THE LONG RUN

Outlet: U-T San Diego

With the San Diego-Coronado Bridge as a backdrop, Harriette Thompson stepped outside of the Hilton Bayfront hotel Friday morning and began jogging along the bay. One woman stopped her in front of the million-dollar yachts for an autograph. Another wa

Dear Graduates: ‘We Broke It, but You've Got to Fix It'

Outlet: Chronicle of Higher Education - Online, The

...presence — or if it will change in your absence. Ian McEwan, author, at Dickinson College: Free speech is not simple. It's never an absolute....

5 Things That Happen When The Hulk Comes to Commencement

Outlet: Huffington Post

...Hulk--actor Mark Ruffalo--accepted the Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism. So, what happens...

Islands of Free Speech EDITORIAL

Outlet: New York Post

...noteworthy English writer Ian McEwan's words last weekend to the graduates of Dickinson College: "Being offended is not to be confused with a state...

Colleges and universities amass six gigawatt-hours of electricity savings

Outlet: University Business - Online

...(listed alphabetically) California State University - Chico, Concordia College, Dickinson College, Eastern Mennonite University, Georgia State University,...

2015 commencement speakers step away from preferred narratives

Outlet: Washington Examiner

Opinion: Social Issues Commencement season is finally upon us — that time of year when college graduates enjoy one last day in their protective bubbles before being released into the general population to discover what the "real world" is really l

The best quotes from 2015 celebrity commencement speeches

Outlet: EW.com

...majority, it's time to pause and reflect.” Be the left shark.” Mark Ruffalo, Dickinson College, May 17 “I'm asking each of you, at some point,...

2015 commencement speakers step away from preferred narratives

Outlet: Washington Examiner - Online

...such things. Then there was English novelist Ian McEwan, who admonished Dickinson College students to defend free speech . He specifically...

Inspired Life ‘Be the Super Bowl Left Shark’ and other funny and inspiring advice to grads from Meredith Vieira, Stephen Colbert and more

Outlet: Washington Post, The

It’s graduation season. So that means caps and gowns, getting a job, and too many amazing commencement speeches to count. We’ve rounded up the most...

TIME: Ideas - Education Ian McEwan to Grads: Defend Free Speech

Outlet: Time

My most sincere congratulations to all the graduates here. You made it through. You have a degree from a truly excellent institution. A lot of...

TIME: Ideas - Education Mark Ruffalo to Grads: Buck the System

Outlet: Time

I didn’t graduate from college, so I’m in awe of every one of you. So thank you — I’m really grateful and honored to be here today. Thank you, Sam and...

Funny, inspiring advice to grads from Joe Biden, Stephen Colbert and more

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

...it guide you in life and work and in your life's work.” 6. Ian McEwen to Dickinson College:  “Without free speech, democracy is a sham” ...

From Maya Rudolph to George W. Bush, see 2015?s amazing commencement speeches

Outlet: Today - Online

...never graduated from college himself. But when he accepted an award during Dickinson College's commencement, he was sure to pass on some advice...

From Maya Rudolph to George W. Bush, see 2015's amazing commencement speeches

Outlet: NBC News Online

...never graduated from college himself. But when he accepted an award during Dickinson College's commencement, he was sure to pass on some advice...

Ian McEwan Gives Impassioned Graduation Address On Free Speech

Outlet: Huffington Post

English novelist Ian McEwan used his platform as Dickinson College's commencement speaker to advocate for free speech...

Mark Ruffalo Tells Grads: 'Activist Is Not A Dirty Word'

Outlet: Huffington Post

Actor Mark Ruffalo received the Sam Rose '58 and Julie Waters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism at the school's...

Words Of Wisdom: Commencement Speeches Are Back

Outlet: WNYC-AM Online

...and Mary. Bill Nye (May 17) — Rutgers University. Ian McEwan (May 17) — Dickinson College. Samantha Power (May 18) — University of Pennsylvania....

Why Saudi Arabia is poised to behead a dissident cleric and publicly display his corpse

Outlet: Vox

...world, where modernizing governments have steadily hemmed in religious courts," Dickinson College historian David Commins writes. "It appears as...

What the USA Freedom Act giveth, and taketh away

Outlet: Washington Post - Online, The

...following is a guest post by H.L. Pohlman, professor of political science at Dickinson College. By the time you read this, the House of Representatives...

Frustration Leads a Farmer and a Programmer to Team Up on Technology

Outlet: Food Tank

Two faculty members of Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania have created a new streamlined...

'How do you thank someone for saving your life?'

Outlet: Individual.com

...stem cell transplant. A perfect match. Salmons was a college student at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in the spring of 2013...