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Wooster in the News

April 2014

college of wooster succeeds, while ashland university struggles - cleveland.com/The plain dealer

  • College lauded for staying the course...more

sticking with a high-tuition, high-aid model, college of wooster makes the case to its board - chronicle of higher education

  • Administrators share vision with Board of Trustees at recent retreat...more

wooster  professors ranked among the nation's smartest - usa today online

  • College on list with Stanford, Chicago, Smith, and William & Mary...more

March 2014

tree rings may help predict future climate changes - usa today online

  • Greg Wiles, professor of geology at Wooster, provides some perspective on this year's frigid winter weather...more

wild weather has its roots billions of years ago - WKYC-TV cleveland

  • Greg Wiles, professor of geology at Wooster, provides some perspective on this year's frigid winter weather...more

February 2014

parents becoming essential to college admissions, recruiting team - USA Today

  • Peg Cornwell, assistant to the president for community, trustee, and parent relations, weighs in on the subject...more

hugging lions? why humans are drawn to wild animals - live science

  • Professor of Psychology Susan Clayton comments on human desire to connect with nature...more

January 2014

responding to the shifting demographics among prospective students - chronicle of higher education

  • Wooster's Scott Friedhoff discusses the importance of reaching out to groups that help underrepresented students...more

November 2013

Wooster Grad Becomes FBI's No. 2 Official - Akron Beacon Journal

  • Mark Giuliano '83 promoted to deputy director...more

Innovative 'Just' Work Class Featured in Column - Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • Students experience realities of how difficult it can be to earn a living wage...more

October 2013

college of wooster receives $15 million gift - the largest in its history - cleveland plain dealer

  • Generous gift from Ruth Whitmore Williams and A. Morris Williams, Jr. noted...more

pennsylvania couple donate $15 million to wooster - akron beacon journal

  • Money to benefit the sciences at The College of Wooster...more

Drew Pasteur's 'Fantastic 50' Featured on 'Storied Rivals' Website - Storied Rivals

  • System for ranking high school football teams and predicting playoff outcomes revealed ...more 

September 2013

Tom Tierney Weighs in on Communicating with Students through Social Media - New York Times

  • Professor of sociology and anthropology not interested in "friending" students on Facebook ...more

Wooster's Course-Audit Program Recognized - Consumer Reports Money Adviser

  • The College of Wooster is recognized for its generous course-audit program in an article in Consumer Reports Money Adviser ...more

August 2013

David McConnell Provides Insight on Amish Culture - NPR's 'Living on Earth'

  • David McConnell, professor of anthropology at Wooster, is interviewed about the Amish community's response to fracking on their land during a segment on NPR's "Living on Earth." ...more

Rick Lehtinen Talks Amphibians - Wilderness Center's 'Wild Ideas' Podcast

  • Rick Lehtinen, associate professor of biology and environmental studies at Wooster, talks about his research on frogs and salamanders during the Wilderness Center's "Wild Ideas" podcast." ...more

John Lindner Weighs in on Velocity of Hyperloop - CNBC.com

  • John Lindner, professor of physics at Wooster, is quoted in a CNBC.com article about the hyperloop." ...more

April 2013

"Learning to Kill Terrorists Isn't Enough - New York Times Blog

  • Boubacar N'Diaye, associate professor of political science and Africana Studies at The College of Wooster, is featured in "Room for Debate" blog...more

February 2013

"Seniors Increasingly Putting Off Retirement - Akron Beacon Journal

  • College of Wooster Professor of Philosophy Ron Hustwit featured in front-page article...more

January 2013

"'Capstones' Build Academic Skills, but..." - Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Wooster included in article about senior projects...more