Mixing Music and Journalism

Katie Scheu and Sarah Schutte have been deeply involved in music since the beginning of their college careers while also juggling academic life.

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Liberal Arts in the Lab

Sitting in science class and learning about the interactions between molecules, cells, and forces is one thing. Getting your hands gloved up and making these discoveries yourself is a whole different ball game.

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Studying Gravitational Waves at Hillsdale

The science of astronomy has come a long away from its roots in mythological folklore and fortune-telling, and many scientists today have devoted their careers to further understanding the nature of the heavenly bodies. Luckily for Laura Salo, a senior physics major, she didn’t need to go to NASA to walk a few light-years in their shoes.

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I Found Comfort at the Library Printers

Here at Hillsdale, connections between students can sometimes be found in the most unusual places. Case in point: Mossey Library.

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Studying Obesity and Inflammation

While eggs serve as the cornerstone of the typical Hillsdale student’s Sunday brunch, they also happened to be the subject of Andrea Lee’s summer research. Her research studied ethanol’s effect on the embryo serum from chicken eggs in order to understand the importance of a good diet on a cellular level.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Giannina Imperial

Throughout my time here, I’ve discovered what higher learning is meant to entail: growth, struggle, the tearing down and building up of mindsets and concepts, developing a love for learning, discovering how to learn well, discarding the junk from my life, and a thirst for knowledge that I didn’t realize I was capable of.

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Classical Music Meets Chemistry: Micah Heinz

When Micah Heinz, ’18, wasn’t traveling the country or practicing his piano performance technique this summer, he was conducting chemistry research at Hillsdale College through the LAUREATES program, which offers to a select few rising seniors the chance to conduct scientific research on campus and present their findings at the Hillsdale Spring Research Symposium.

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A Mindful Summer: Psychology Research at Hillsdale

While the scientific community tends to overlook the social sciences, Hillsdale encourages their advancement by offering psychology students grants through the LAUREATES summer research program.

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