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‘I’d be nuts not to be anxious’: Pa. college administrators prepare for unpredictable fall semester

Coronavirus testing, online instruction, and the ability to turn on a dime are central to reopening plans
By Benjamin Pontz

A midstate college suspends in-person instruction for the Fall semester

“It is a scenario unlike anything we have experienced, driven by a virus about which much remains unknown.”
By Julia Agos

Two Pa. colleges hit carbon neutrality goals

Allegheny College and Dickinson College hit their goals this month. 

By Rachel McDevitt

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Dickinson College takes big step toward becoming carbon-neutral

Dickinson College is partnering with three other schools on a renewable energy contract to help each one offset its greenhouse gas emissions.

By Rachel McDevitt

Dickinson College protest ends as officials, students ink deal to improve handling of sex assault complaints

Student Rose McAvoy sparked the sit-in by airing her displeasure with how school officials responded when she reported being sexually assaulted in 2017.
By Matt Miller/PennLive

Dickinson students protest college’s handling of sexual assault claims

Organizers have a list of 17 demands, including tougher penalties for perpetrators and a faster time frame for investigations.

By Rachel McDevitt

Dickinson College considers removing names of slaveholders from campus

A midstate college could soon remove the names of slaveholders that are commemorated on campus buildings.

By Rachel McDevitt

Healing a nation; 25 years after the Rwandan genocide

In early 1994, in the span of 100 days, unimaginable carnage occurred in the African nation of Rwanda. Between April and July inter-tribal tensions exploded following the death of the Rwandan President when his plan was shot down.

By Merideth Bucher