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Summer Research

Posted by in Fall 2015, Features | 0 comments

Dr. Diane Bridge trains her microscope on a lethal banquet unfolding in a droplet. A tiny freshwater predator from the hydra genus flexes tentacles that could be straight from a monster movie. Helpless in its clutch are two brine shrimp larvae with reddish specks for eyes. Snack time …

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All’s Well On A Healthy Campus

Posted by in Fall 2015, Features | 0 comments

With the reorganization of student wellness, a reinvigorated Employee Wellness Team and plans for a new sports, fitness and wellness center, the Elizabethtown College community has a renewed focus on health.

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Campus is Buzzing

Posted by in Fall 2015, Features | 0 comments

Bee hives next to the College garden offer pollen exchange, honey and lesson opportunities.

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First Class STAMPS

Posted by in Fall 2015, Features | 0 comments

In autumn 2011, when first-years, wide-eyed and practically shimmering with anticipation, pulled suitcases and tightly rolled posters from minivans and waved goodbye to tearful family members, there were three among them who had already stepped up their educational game.

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Anything But Plain

Posted by in Features, Spring 2015 | 0 comments

After nearly four decades at Elizabethown, the College’s prolific plain sect expert is retiring. Here, faculty and staff members,  colleagues and former students reflect on Kraybill’s decorated career and his influence on individuals—and an entire culture.

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Capstone: Walking ‘Miles’ in Her Shoes

Posted by in Features, Spring 2015 | 0 comments

Stephanie Miles shows up to her psychology appointment at Penn State Hershey Medical Center fresh from a day of classes, clad in Catholic school plaid. She’s depressed, anxious. She’s not fond of her mom. She’s a rebel. She’s, well…she’s not actually Stephanie Miles…

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Capstone: On air, Online

Posted by in Features, Spring 2015 | 0 comments

When it comes to fulfilling this Signature Learning Experience, each academic department treats capstones, projects and portfolios differently. In English, it’s typically a larger creative work. In education, it might be a student teaching portfolio filled with lesson plans. For senior communications major Ryan Carson, he was able to take his love of radio from on the air to online. As part of the capstone communications course, seniors choose a real client to work with on a larger-scale project. The end result includes the project work itself, plus a final research paper and presentation. When a prepared list of potential “student-friendly” clients was distributed in class, Carson didn’t see any call letters on the handout. He decided to be a little ambitious and look for his own site. “I want to go into radio, so I wanted to find...

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Blue & Gray Going Green

Posted by in Features, Spring 2015 | 0 comments

Sustainability efforts ‘growing’ on campus, in the classroom and in the world

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Some Things Just Mesh

Posted by in Features, Winter 2015 | 0 comments

It was a change they didn’t account for. Greg Kenneally ’11 and Michael Kenneally ’11 had it planned: Elizabethtown College. Graduate school. CPA exam. A career in public accounting. But the twins’ game plan took an unexpected turn.

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Connecting Classroom Concepts to Real-World Work Experience

Posted by in Features, Winter 2015 | 0 comments

When, at the end of their telephone conversation, a vendor from China wished a happy holiday to Katie Brumbach ’15 she took notice. In that simple interaction, the Elizabethtown College international business major realized…

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