Eisenhower Institute Panel: ‘The Role of Nato in U.S. and European Security’
Mar06

Eisenhower Institute Panel: ‘The Role of Nato in U.S. and European Security’

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer On Thursday, Feb. 28th, the Eisenhower Institute hosted a panel discussion on “The Role of NATO in U.S. and European Security” as a part of the Undergraduate Fellows program at EI. The policy debate on NATO featured three different and distinguished panelists and a notable moderator. The discussion was meant to let different policy makers and affiliates offer their insights on the security aspect of...

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Christina Bruner Speaks at EI Women and Leadership Lecture Series
Feb27

Christina Bruner Speaks at EI Women and Leadership Lecture Series

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer On Friday, Feb. 15, Director of the Strategy Management Office at the Office of Inspector General in the U.S. Department of the Interior, Christina Bruner gave a lecture on “Government Watchdogs and Why They Matter to Democracy,” as part of the first installment in the Eisenhower Institute’s Women and Leadership program lecture series. Dr. Bruner, a Gettysburg College alumnus, detailed the tasks...

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Dodging the Bullet: Advice and Reflections on First Research Paper
Feb11

Dodging the Bullet: Advice and Reflections on First Research Paper

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer Imagine you’re a first-year in college and you receive an assignment detailing a research paper that should be approximately 15 pages. At that precise moment, you can’t even imagine a finished paper, let alone a Cupola nomination and invitation to present your research at a Symposium filled with faculty, including the president of your college. Well, that was me five months ago, and now that I have...

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Eisenhower Institute Introduces New Programs for Spring Semester
Jan12

Eisenhower Institute Introduces New Programs for Spring Semester

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer The Eisenhower Institute will be adding two new topics of study to its spring program: a new and improved “Eisenhower in Gettysburg” and “Women and Leadership.” Eisenhower in Gettysburg In 1918, the same time that Dwight D. Eisenhower was commanding and training Tank Corps recruits at Camp Colt in Gettysburg, the Spanish flu struck citizens of Gettysburg. Professor of History...

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Daisy Reyes Discusses the Shaping of Identity Politics on College Campus
Nov15

Daisy Reyes Discusses the Shaping of Identity Politics on College Campus

By Taylor-Jo Russo, Staff Writer On Monday, Nov. 12, Daisy Reyes, a sociologist, delivered a compelling discussion on how college shapes identity politics, specifically for Latinx people in Bowen Auditorium. She drew upon her research from the observational study she performed and wrote about in her book, Learning to Be Latino: How Colleges Shape Identity Politics. Her interest in the topic was fostered from her Latina background, as...

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