The Good is a free, monthly podcast that shares stories about Dickinson students, professors and alumni.

Each month, we'll hear from President Margee Ensign, stretch your mind with a brain teaser and connect with what's good at Dickinson. The Good is available on iTunes and Spotify.


Episode 3: May 17, 2018

We head to Chicago and the campus of Northwestern University for a conversation with renowned chemist, nanotechnology pioneer and proud Dickinson alumnus Chad Mirkin ’86. We unveil the answer to last month’s brain teaser and Prof. Jeff Forrester serves up a riddle for this month’s question. Know the answer? Email TheGood@dickinson.edu for a chance to win Dickinson swag. Plus, we hear what some members of the class of 2018 are doing after Commencement. And, President Margee Ensign discusses the value of a Dickinson degree.

Episode 3 segments:

A Conversation with Chad Mirkin ’86, Director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University

Brain teaser: “Who is it?”

Beyond the Limestone: Class of 2018

Read more senior profiles on Dickinson’s “Life Beyond the Limestone” pages.

A Conversation with President Margee Ensign: Honorary Degree Recipients and Dickinson’s Strategic Plan



Episode 2: April 19, 2018

We join a geophysics class as they search for unmarked gravesites with ground-penetrating radar. Then, we unveil the answer to last month’s brain teaser and test your sleuthing skills with a trivia question from Prof. Jeff Forrester. Know the answer? Email TheGood@dickinson.edu for a chance to win Dickinson swag. And, President Margee Ensign joins us to discuss mermaids and Day of Giving.

 

Episode 2 segments:

Unmarked Graves: Echoes from the Past

Bonus video: Environmental Geophysics Fieldwork Seeks to Uncover Hidden Past: http://www.dickinson.edu/news/article/3089/environmental_geophysics_fieldwork_seeks_to_uncover_hidden_past

Brain teaser: “Find the connection”


 

A Conversation with President Margee Ensign

 


 


Episode 1: March 15, 2018.

Episode 1: We’ll talk baseball, leadership and more with alumnus and Philadelphia Phillies President Andy MacPhail ’76. Then, we’ll stretch our minds with a brain teaser from Math & Computer Science Professor Jeff Forrester. Know the answer? Email TheGood@Dickinson.edu for a chance to win Dickinson swag. Plus, President Margee Ensign joins us, as she will each episode. 

Episode 1 Segments:

A Conversation with Phillies’ President Andy MacPhail ’76

Brain teaser: “What are the chances?”

A Conversation with President Margee Ensign 


 

The Good is produced by Craig Layne and Christine Baksi in association with Dickinson College’s marketing and communications office. Craig Layne is host.