Parsing the Past
Preserving artifacts—poignant, grisly or quirky—is all in a day’s work for alumni archivists.
History With A Twist
House Divided project makes Civil War accessible to all through its digital archive.
Dickinsonians stood on the ‘right side of history,’ promoting voter rights in the Deep South.
Going To The Mat
Elder-law attorney Joe Tiboni ’88 flexes his writer’s muscles on the big screen.
Holly Knowlton Petraeus ’74 looks after military members’ financial health.
Upping the Odds
Jay Feinberg '90's efforts ensure equal opportunity for bone-marrow transplant recipients.
Going For Broke
Tim Potts '71 and George Hicks '13 work to fix an ailing state government.
Nick Mallos ’07 dispels some of the myths surrounding the Pacific Ocean's Eastern Garbage Patch.
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Magazine Garners Accolades
Dickinson Magazine won three awards from college communications associations this spring.
Photo Feature: ‘Front Door’ Gets a Facelift
View photos of all the new spaces in the recently renovated Waidner Admissions House and learn more about the unique and sustainable features throughout.
Audio and Photo Feature: Bill Ayers Talks Education/Activism
See additional photos and listen to audio excerpts of Bill Ayers discussing education during a Feb. 22 breakfast at the Community Studies Center.
Photo Feature and Discussion: Parsing the Past
View pictures of some of the archivists’ favorite archival objects, read about additional archivists not featured in the print edition and join in a discussion on working in the archives.
150 Most Notable Dickinsonians in the House Divided Era (1840-1880)
Delve into the full list of notable Dickinsonians compiled by the members of the House Divided project team.
A Short History of the Freedom Movement in Barbour County, Alabama
Read Larry Butler ’65’s minimemoir based on his journal entries as a volunteer for the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE) program.
Photo Feature: A Win Win for Carlisle
See photos of and read about Joe Tiboni ’88’s March 4 visit to Dickinson, which included a special showing of his film, Win Win, at the Carlisle Theatre.
Audio Feature: Holly Knowlton Petraeus ’74 Interview
Listen in as Holly Knowlton Petraeus ’74 comments on her new job protecting military service members from fraud and her long marriage to Gen. David Petraeus.
Aiming for Apogee
Kevin Cashman ’95 parlayed his love of the outdoors to create a confidence-building adventure experience for young teens.
Tribute to Philip Lockhart
Read a tribute written by Ed Phillips ’67 in memory of Asbury J. Clarke professor emeritus of Latin Philip Lockhart.
Photo Feature: Campus Activism
View photos of the open meeting held to discuss changes to Dickinson's sexual-misconduct policy.
Read a 2001 Dickinson Magazine article about the origins of Jay Feinberg '90's organization.
On the Road to Lima
Shortly after his 3,000-mile trip through the Andes in 2000, Kevin Cashman '95 started a family and his dream business. Read his recollections of that trip from the winter 2001 issue of Dickinson Magazine.
Student Activists Push for Change
In March, Dickinson students staged a three-day sit-in to protest the college’s sexual-assault policies. Read about the campus community's response.
From These Grounds
President's Letter: President William G. Durden '71 shares some insights from our founder, Dr. Benjamin Rush, on the beginnings of education in the United States.
Why is Dickinson not ranked higher in the U.S. News & World Report rankings?
Not Lost in Translation
Dickinson has decided to make the change from the traditional Latin diploma to a new English version.
‘Front Door’ Gets a Facelift
With everything from new paint and furniture to a new layout and a
4,500-square-foot addition, the Waidner Admissions House has renewed life and purpose.
NAACP Chapter Energizes Activist
As president of the African American Society Corinthia Jacobs ’11 has
spent her four years at Dickinson creating mainstream spaces for people
Bill Ayers Talks Education/Activism
Bill Ayers came to campus to share stories and advice about
parenthood, education and social justice.
Witnesses to History
Daisy Ross ’12 and Barbara Crentsil ’12 witness history in the making during their study
at Dickinson’s partner program at the American University in Cairo.
During the winter season, the Red Devils enjoyed much success on the court, the track and in the pool.
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.
The Last Word
Denise Bauer ’85 discusses the lasting value of a liberal-arts education.