Tag: liberal arts

Research @ Barnard Is…

My specialty is the archaeology of the American Southwest, and with Barnard students I’ve been helping to study and really transform the archaeology of the Northern Rio Grande portion of the Southwest. This summer, we excavated a unit in an old trash midden. Very specific deposits which are going to tell us a lot about…

By Stanley Isaacs February 7, 2020 1

Elite But Not Elitist

What made you think of Hamilton specifically, you know there are like 3,000 colleges in this country alone. I said I like Hamilton because it’s elite but it doesn’t have any elitism. Everybody is in competition, but within themselves. People really are nice, it kind of makes you step back the first few days. But…

By Stanley Isaacs February 3, 2020 0

Student Life at Denison

(singing) To Denison, we raise our song Fair college on the hill The name that sets our souls on Not now guys! Awww So, what is it like to live at Denison? Well, first, we all live here, all four years on campus. Unless you choose to study abroad, which about half of us do.…

By Stanley Isaacs January 8, 2020 15

Kenyon College: Our Path Forward

[background music] [Associate Professor of English Sarah Heidt:] The world that I hoped I would help bring into being was one where would not just force themselves to take the time to see other people around them but would be doing that as a reflex, as a habit; that we would take the time to…

By Stanley Isaacs November 6, 2019 5

Washington and Lee University

When I was looking at colleges, I didn’t really pay attention to the things I should have paid attention to. Ask yourself, will I fit in here? And most importantly, is this place gonna push me to grow? If you come to a place that wants you to be your best, then you’re gonna be…

By Stanley Isaacs October 28, 2019 5