Faculty Spotlight: Leal Finds Rewards Challenging Conservatory Students in Liberal Arts Environment
Oct06

Faculty Spotlight: Leal Finds Rewards Challenging Conservatory Students in Liberal Arts Environment

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Dr. César Leal has joined the Sunderman Conservatory of Music as Assistant Professor and Director of Orchestral Activities. Originally from Colombia, he has lived in both the United States and Europe throughout his life, receiving his bachelor’s degree from Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, his master’s degree from Florida International University, and a PhD in musicology from the University of...

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Faculty Spotlight: Stiegemeier, a Painter, Continues Tenure in Art & Art History Department
Oct05

Faculty Spotlight: Stiegemeier, a Painter, Continues Tenure in Art & Art History Department

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Austin Stiegemeier has joined the Art and Art History Department on a permanent basis in his new role as Assistant Professor of Painting. Originally from small town Rathdrum, Idaho, he received a BFA in painting and printmaking from Western Washington University and an MFA from Washington State University. Stiegemeier was always interested in art as a child. As he grew older, he said that art...

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Faculty Spotlight: Ozgur Joins Economics Faculty, Studies Stability and Implications for Political Freedom
Oct04

Faculty Spotlight: Ozgur Joins Economics Faculty, Studies Stability and Implications for Political Freedom

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Dr. Gokcer Ozgur has joined the Economics Department as an assistant professor focusing on economic stability and history. He is originally from Ankara, Turkey and has studied and worked in Turkey and Salt Lake City, Utah. He received his BSc in Economics at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey and his PhD in Economics at the University of Utah. Ozgur always had an interest in...

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Faculty Spotlight: Reid Returns to Alma Mater to Teach in Political Science Department
Oct03

Faculty Spotlight: Reid Returns to Alma Mater to Teach in Political Science Department

By Cam D’Amica, Features Editor Dr. Lindsay Reid has joined the Political Science Department as an assistant professor focusing on international relations and, more specifically, on civil war. A Gettysburg graduate who majored in political science and French, she went on to receive her MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Reid’s interest in studying conflict began while...

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What I Remember: Lambda Chi Alpha Social Probation
Oct01

What I Remember: Lambda Chi Alpha Social Probation

By William H. McEwan (’65) I graduated from Gettysburg College in 1965.  While a student, I was a fervent Greek, a member of Lambda Chi Alpha.  My memory is that over 85% of male students at that time joined one of 13 fraternities.  I have two theories why this was so.  First, the food in the cafeteria was horrible.  So horrible that all fraternities on campus had kitchens, cooks, dining rooms and sit-down meals.  We even...

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Challenge of the Week: Products
Sep30

Challenge of the Week: Products

By Department of Mathematics Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday, Oct. 6 The Rules:  The contest is open to everyone. Individuals or teams of at most three members may submit solutions. Do not discuss the problem with anyone other than members of your team. You may use any source, written or electronic, but all sources must be properly cited. You may use any computational tools. Your solution will be graded on a 0–4 point scale. All your...

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