Preserving History through Books: The Heritage Room

The Heritage Room in Hillsdale College’s Mossey Library aims to preserve first edition texts that have shaped the western heritage. From Niccolò Machiavelli to Thomas Paine, many of these books are rare and ancient.

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Strength Rejoices in the Challenge: Dan Klimas, Marine Corps

Daniel Klimas is currently serving as an officer in the Marine Corps. He, his wife Frances, and their son Walter are stationed at Camp Pendleton in California. Did you think you’d join the military from the beginning of your college career? Yes, I had wanted to become a Marine officer for a long time and […]

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The Darling Luddite: Jessica Johnson Illustration

My business started unintentionally. I was working for a college in suburban Chicago at the time, spending my 8 to 5 writing and cutting my design teeth for a development department. I found that I often had a sense of unfulfilled creative potential at the end of each day and decided to return to my […]

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Alpha Rho Tau: An Honorary Focused on Beauty

Alpha Rho Tau is a community of art students striving to excel in their abilities, develop community, and encourage one another in the arts.

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Spotlight: Erich Steger

Before coming to Hillsdale, Erich Steger was so shy and introverted that his mother worried about his chances of thriving at college. On top of that, Erich himself was unsure of what to expect from his Hillsdale experience. “I knew I was going to study the sciences; I didn’t have that in question,” he says. “I declared a chemistry major right away.”

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Summer Reading – Provost David Whalen

This summer we’ll be asking different professors, staff, and departments for their summer reading lists. Here are Dr. Whalen’s picks!

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6 Tips for World Travelers

Emily Goodling graduated from Hillsdale College in 2014 as a double-major in German and Classics. She is now getting her master’s degree in Comparative Literature in Mainz, Germany, as a DAAD scholarship holder. She blogs about living and studying in Germany, and other things, at emilysarahabroad.wordpress.com. Travel light. Wheeling an oversized suitcase over cobblestone streets gets old […]

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The Beauty I See

Professor of Religion Dr. Don Westblade discusses his travels to Turkey and Uganda.

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Where Are They Now? – WHIP Edition

Congratulations to the thirty-four participants of the Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program (WHIP) who graduated with the class of 2015!

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Behind the Books: What You Can Do with an English Major

The work Caleb, Michael, and Greg did as English majors continues to influence their lives in meaningful ways.

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A Hillsdale Mother’s Day

The dorm moms here at Hillsdale are some of the most beautiful souls we’ve known in our time on campus. They’ve been there when we’re hurting, when we’re joyful, and they’re there to tell us to get our lives together and pull us up by our bootstraps. Today, we’d like to thank them for their dedication, love, and constant encouragement. They are some of the best examples of leadership on Hillsdale’s campus. We asked them to share a favorite memory or their favorite part of their job as dorm mom. Here are their answers:

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What It Takes To Be a Hillsdale RA

I’m not sure what a Resident Assistant (RA) looks like at a big state school, but here at Hillsdale, the RAs are charismatic and energetic people who inspire their hall-mates to suck the marrow out of life. On campus, they are the rock stars, the top dogs, the people who really have it goin’ on.

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