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.
Tony Boston, Dickinson's Inaugural Chief Diversity Officer
We’ll talk with Tony Boston, Dickinson’s inaugural Chief Diversity Officer. “Diversity, equity and inclusion work is for everyone,” Boston says. “I want to invite as many voices into this conversation as possible because we all have stories to tell and experiences and backgrounds to contribute to this work.”
Plus, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Data Analytics Jeff Forrester brings us a new puzzle question, and President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11 discusses the latest leg of the Dickinson Forward tour.
Inside the International Climate Symposium
We visit Dickinson’s recent International Climate Symposium, where hundreds of students engaged in meaningful sessions with world-class experts on climate science and policy, including authors from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The event is part of Dickinson’s annual Rose-Walters Prize for Environmental Activism, which honored the IPCC this year.
Plus, the puzzler returns with a new question, and President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11 discusses the Dickinson Forward tour and his message to Dickinsonians near and far.
Getting to Know a Green Roof
We take a trip to the roof of Tome Hall, where Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Allyssa Decker and Riley Kuehn ’23 (environmental science) have installed a small green roof pilot project.
Plus, President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11 reflects on his recent inauguration and discusses what’s next for the college.
Erin Lowe ’23, Dickinson’s First Truman Scholar
We meet Erin Lowe ’23, the first Dickinsonian to earn a prestigious Truman Scholarship, which supports the next generation of public service leaders.
Plus, we’ll head to the theater to find the answer to puzzlemaster and Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeff Forrester’s latest puzzler.
Also, President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11 reflects on the Class of 2022’s Commencement.
Dickinson College Farm Works
We visit Dickinson College Farm Works, a new store that brings education, entrepreneurship and farm-to-table food from Dickinson’s organic College Farm directly to downtown Carlisle, Pa.
Plus, we’ll reveal the mystery place from our last episode, and puzzlemaster and Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeff Forrester has a new theatrical clue. Know the answer? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win Dickinson swag!
Also, President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11 tells us how the college’s recent successes keep stacking up, and how he plans to keep the momentum going.
Meet Dickinson College’s Rev. Yvette Davis
We chat with the Rev. Yvette Davis, the director of Dickinson College’s Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity. We’ll hear about her leadership background in diversity, equity and inclusion work and her vision for sharing that expertise at Dickinson.
Plus, Puzzlemaster and Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeff Forrester reveals the answer to last episode’s question and has a new poetic puzzle looking for a place. Know the answer? Email email@example.com for a chance to win Dickinson swag!
Also, President John E. Jones III ’77, P’11 discusses his vision for the college, including its new strategic plan, and how he plans to connect with alumni.