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The Good from Dickinson College shares stories about students, professors and alumni. Each month, we'll hear from college interim President John E. Jones III, stretch your mind with a brain teaser and connect with what's good at Dickinson.

The Good Dickinson College

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The Good from Dickinson College shares stories about students, professors and alumni. Each month, we'll hear from college interim President John E. Jones III, stretch your mind with a brain teaser and connect with what's good at Dickinson.

    Varshini Prakash of Sunrise Movement Talks Fighting Climate Change at Dickinson College

    Varshini Prakash of Sunrise Movement Talks Fighting Climate Change at Dickinson College

    “The climate crisis is existential,” says Varshini Prakash, co-founder of Sunrise Movement and recipient of Dickinson College’s Rose-Walters Prize for Environmental Activism. We go inside Prakash’s recent on-campus residency to explore how her message is resonating with students, faculty and the broader community.

    • 14 min
    Inside Data Analytics

    Inside Data Analytics

    Data is all around us, and in this episode we delve into Dickinson’s newest major, Data Analytics. Hear how the blend of math, computer science, economics and philosophy fits with the college’s unique approach to the liberal arts.

    • 16 min
    Knowledge for Freedom

    Knowledge for Freedom

    We tag along with the Knowledge for Freedom program at Dickinson. Funded by the Teagle Foundation and based on Dickinson’s House Divided Project, the residential summer program explores the struggle for freedom and democracy in America while introducing students to college classes and on-campus life.

    • 16 min
    A Time of Transitions

    A Time of Transitions

    We talk with departing Dickinson President Margee Ensign and incoming Interim President John E. Jones III about the college’s leadership transition.

    • 16 min
    Career Development at Dickinson

    Career Development at Dickinson

    We explore the work of The Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development, and how Dickinson’s unique approach is intentional, academic and tailored to our students.

    • 18 min
    Vox Staff Writer Fabiola Cineas ’12

    Vox Staff Writer Fabiola Cineas ’12

    Vox Staff Writer Fabiola Cineas, a 2012 Dickinson College graduate, discusses her reporting on race in America and her background as an English major, teacher and editor at Philadelphia Magazine.

    • 23 min

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