Monthly Archives: February 2017

Everything is Hard – Until It Is Easy

– Paul Woodburne I had a conversation with my son the other day.  He is changing majors at his university, from one that is not mathematical to one that is.  He is in his sophomore year, so he may have … Continue reading

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Dear Fingernails on Chalkboard

Dear Ms. Scholar, Have you ever known someone whose presence in a room makes you feel the same way as when you hear nails scraping on a chalkboard? I have one in class this semester and am having a rough … Continue reading

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The Dress

– Jeanne M. Slattery and Melissa K. Downes Do you remember The Dress? During the time of The Dress, we were at Michelle’s Cafe, talking with the baristas about the white/gold, black/blue dress phenomenon and how it could be discussed … Continue reading

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Meeting in the Real World

– Kathleen A. Welsch Students like to say that college prepares them for the “real world.” Many students believe that means developing specific skill sets, learning to handle responsibilities, and earning a degree that grants entry to a profession. Institutional … Continue reading

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