Great Lakes Colleges Association

Strengthening Education in the Tradition of the Liberal Arts

Global Liberal Arts Alliance

2014 Winners of GLCA New Writer's Award

The Great Lakes Colleges Association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 GLCA. New Writers Award for fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction. Now in its 45th year, the New Writers Award confers recognition on promising writers who have published a first volume in one of the three genres.


Click here for names of the 2014 winners and judges

2013 Intensive Faculty-Student Research at the Library of Congress


Click here to read more about the Library of Congress Research Project as written by Gregory Wegner, GLCA.

 For an account of the research team from the Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts in Slovakia, click here

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Virginia Beard (Hope College, left) and her team studying the phenomenon of homelessness in the U.S. They are meeting with Susan Garfinkle (right) of the Library of Congress.





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 The U.S. Capitol from the steps of the Library of Congress.









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 Briefings of research progress among the teams.







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Global Conference on Water: The Water is Wide

The Water is Wide:
International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
On Sustaining a Life Resource

Click here to read article.

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 Water Conference participants in the Library at the College of Wooster


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Conference participants observe the operation of a water filtration system, developed at the College of Wooster, at a site that had once been contaminated by hazadous chemicals.


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An Amish farmer in Wayne County, Ohio, demonstrates the operation of an irrigation system powered by solar panels.

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International visitors from the Water Conference discuss erosion on an Amish farm.

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Conference participants learn of water quality issues in Lake Erie.



Photos and Article by Greg Wegner, GLCA.

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Strengthening Education in the Tradition of the Liberal Arts

The Great Lakes Colleges Association
535 West William. Suite 301
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

+1.734.661.2350 (voice)
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