Spring 2015 Theme: Happy
The movie Happy brings full circle a wealth of scientific, empirical, and national research on happiness and delivers it in a mesmerizing documentary format. Dickinson first-year students along with upper class mentors, faculty and staff watched the film during orientation and the conversations haven’t stopped since.
Watch Happy now and prepare to join in this One College One Community dialogue with Dickinson professors and alumni across the globe.
Fall 2014 Theme
This fall, One College One Community kicked off with conversations around Chasing Ice, a documentary by James Balog, recipient of the 2014 Sam Rose ’58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism.
We’re brought the conversation to you during Homecoming & Family Weekend, a live stream and interactive discussion and regional events with faculty and students.
- Homecoming & Family Weekend 2014
- Interactive Social Media Discussion
- Talking Ice
- Regional Event Photos
- Climate Change Mosaic: A Quick Look
About James Balog
For three decades, Balog, who founded the Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) and Earth Vision Trust, has been at the forefront of merging art and science and giving a “visual voice” to the planet’s changing ecosystems. To reveal the impact of climate change, Balog and his team undertook the most wide-ranging, ground-based photographic study of glaciers ever conducted. Learn more.
James Balog received the 2014 Sam Rose ’58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism at Commencement on Sunday, May 18. The prize was created to focus attention on the need to reduce the impact of human lives on the planet, particularly given the rising population predictions for this century, and Balog is the third recipient. Learn more.