Posted by Arjendu on January 26, 2012
” Liberal arts colleges have long played a disproportionately large role in the education of our nation’s future scientists.” And the 10 liberal arts colleges in the United States that have received the most research grants from the Research Corporation in its 100 year history are:
• Hope College — Holland, MI (64 research grants)
• Williams College — Williamstown, MA (64)
• Amherst College — Amherst, MA (63)
• Carleton College — Northfield, MN (63)
• Reed College — Portland, OR (59)
• Occidental College — Los Angeles, CA (57)
• Wellesley College — Wellesley, MA (50)
• Pomona College — Claremont, CA (50)
• Swarthmore College — Swarthmore, PA (49)
• Franklin and Marshall College — Lancaster, PA (47).
More from James Gentile on Huffington Post.
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Posted by Arjendu on January 6, 2012
Invitation to 2012 Anacapa Society Meeting, Second Announcement:
You are cordially invited to the 2012 Anacapa Society Meeting on theoretical
and computational physics research in primarily undergraduate institutions
(PUI) at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, May 11-12, 2012. We are
very pleased to have Professor Tim Sullivan from Kenyon College to be our
keynote speaker for the conference.
The Anacapa Society promotes research in all areas of theoretical and
computational physics at primarily undergraduate institutions. Details about
Anacapa Society and some previous activities can be found at:
The two-day event will include invited and contributed talks on research at
PUIs, career advice on grants from current and former program directors, as
well as informal discussions with colleagues.
Registration for the meeting is FREE. Local lodging information and detailed
program will follow. If you plan to attend, please register at:
If you wish to contribute a talk, please also include the title and abstract.
We look forward to seeing you here in May!
With best wishes,
Jiajia Dong, Hamline University
Arjendu K. Pattanayak, Carleton College
Tonnis ter Veldhuis, Macalester College
Herb Bernstein, Hampshire College
Andy Rundquist, Hamline University
Alex Small, Cal Poly Pomona
Don Spector, Hobart & William Smith Colleges
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