Dickinson Alumnus, December 1937

Selected Highlights from this Issue: 
  • The Alumnus reprinted President Fred P. Corson's (class of 1917) report to the Board of Trustees entitled "A Philosophy for the Liberal Arts Colleges."
  • A crowd of 6,000 watched Dickinson's football team defeat Gettysburg College, which marked the team's first undefeated season in 20 years. 
  • Thomas J. Towers (class of 1904) was elected a justice of the City Court of New York.
  • Howard E. Moses (class of 1898) was appointed chief engineer of the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  • A Dickinson student's diary entries during the 1849-1850 academic year revealed student life in the period before the Civil War.
  • Dean Ernest A. Vuilleumier invented a vapor pressure apparatus to measure the vapor pressure of volatile liquids.
  • Christian Gauss, Dean of Princeton University, delivered an address to Dickinson's Phi Beta Kappa chapater entitled "The Standard of Living of The Education Man."