Category Archives: Courses

Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life (Deresiewicz 2014)

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing. As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the … Continue reading

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Confuse students to help them learn

Steve Kolowich, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Aug 14, 2014 Professors who present classroom material clearly and concisely may not be doing their students any favors. (…) Forcing them to work through impasses can promote deeper levels of comprehension, researchers … Continue reading

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A Chinese ‘Major’ Celebration

Chinese Major/Minor at WKU

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Potter College Career Linkages Conference: The ‘hot jobs’ of tomorrow aren’t jobs yet!

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Recruiter for top MPA program on campus today

Danielle Law, a recruiter for the Master of Public Affairs (MPA) program at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University Bloomington, is at WKU today. She will be in front of Fresh Foods at DSU today … Continue reading

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Study Abroad Fair, Spring 2014: Wed, Feb 12, 10-3, MMTH Lobby

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What’s the Point of an Honors College, Anyway?

Nancy M. West, The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 27, 2014 (Michael Morgenstern for The Chronicle) This is an interesting discussion of the benefits and some of the challenges of honors colleges by the director of the Honors College at … Continue reading

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Sex, Power & Performance (HON THEA 349, spring 2014)

Professor Carol Jordan will teach this fascinating Honors Seminar this spring HON THEA 349 CRN 40075 MWF, 9.10-10.05am Gordon Wilson Hall 311 This course will explore the interplay of sex, sexuality, gender and power both on the stage and in … Continue reading

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Geography of 1960s Rock and Roll – Dr. David Keeling, spring 2014 (HON GEOG 475)

GEOG 430 / 475 / 530 Honors section: HON GEOG 475-503 (CRN 39757) Wednesdays, 4-7.10pm, EST 260 Please note: Course will not meet on Wed, Jan 29; first meeting on Wed, Feb 5 This course focuses on the relationship between … Continue reading

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A Piece of the True (Cross)Roads in Clarksdale, Mississippi – Dr. Clay Motley (WKU Libraries Far Away Places)

More information about Dr. Motley’s presentation tonight Dr. Motley also offers a 1.5h colloquium this spring on the subject: The Cultures of the Mississippi Delta Future & past presentations in the WKU Libraries Series Far Away Places

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