Evergreen named “Best Buy” college for 2019

Evergreen is Fiske 2019 Best Buy College

The 2019 Fiske Guide to Colleges recently named Evergreen a “best buy” for the upcoming year. It was one of just 19 schools designated as such.

In the guide, Fiske highlights some of the unique aspects of Evergreen that make it such a special place. “Evergreen remains one of the best choices for students who see traditional academic structures as too restrictive,” it states. “Freed from requirements and grades, Greeners delight in exploring the connections between disparate disciplines at their own pace.”           

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How librarian Stokley Towles brings meaning to workplace mundanity

Stokley's head popping out of a manhole in the street

 

“I get fixated on little things,” Stokley Towles, Evergreen library faculty member and multimedia performing artist, said. Towles has undergone adventures as a photographer, storyteller, and performance artist, and now integrates his affection for art with his research role in Evergreen’s Daniel J. Evans Library. However, his educational one-man performances expand much further than the library walls into the larger community of the Pacific Northwest.

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Innovative science research to take place over summer, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation

Faculty member Carri LeRoy gives presentation on plants and streams to Evergreen students

Evergreen faculty member Carri LeRoy was recently awarded a $199,992 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will fund a research project, set to begin on July 1, which will examine plant genes and their influences on stream development and function.

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An international love of literature pulls Paulina Garcia to Mexico City

portrait of Paulina Garcia

Paulina Garcia, an international student from Mexico, hasn’t been home for six years. After graduating from Evergreen with a Bachelor’s in literature in 2018, the time has come to return to her home country and claim a managing editorial position at a corporate publishing company called Mexico Business Publishing. Although Garcia was hoping to get an editorial position someday, she never thought the opportunity would come so soon.

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Evergreen student brings compassion to campus and environmental leadership overseas

Delaney Madalinski

Delaney Madalinski ‘18 embodies many of the core traits of a classic Greener. She is deeply rooted in her passion for the environment and has interacted with people from many cultures, which has helped her become an environmental activist, student leader, and international facilitator for Chinese youth.

"My passion is to help people understand their goals, dreams, and purpose on this earth,” she says. "Often times [this can be] through having people connected to nature, sometimes in ways they haven't been before.”

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