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A Walk to Remember the Srebrenica Genocide in Bosnia

The Bowling Green community is invited to a memorial walk to commemorate the 20 year anniversary and the lives lost during the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia. The walk will take place July 11 from 3-6pm in downtown. Backpacks, as a … Continue reading

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Global Studies as if Reality Mattered: Globalizing Education in the Anthropocene to Build Global Competence and Resilience

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. (John Muir 1911) Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. (Philip K. Dick; Peter Viereck) … Continue reading

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16th Southern Kentucky Book Fest & Writers Conference (Knicely, April 25 & 26, 2014): Program & Registration

Kentucky Writers Conference, Fri, Apr 25, 2014 Program (pdf) Registration

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The 13 Best Books of 2013: The Definitive Annual Reading List of Overall Favorites

Brain Pickings, December 23, 2013 Soul-stirring, brain-expanding reads on intuition, love, grief, attention, education, and the meaning of life. All gratifying things must come to an end: The season’s subjective selection of best-of reading lists — which covered writing and … Continue reading

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The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (Carl Sagan 2007)

A fitting cross-post for the holiday season. This is one of the best books on the timeless subject of science and religion. Carl Sagan, the great Cornell University astronomer and popularizer of science, passed away on this day in 1996. … Continue reading

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Preparing Global Leaders: Honors International Education (Forum on International Education, NCHC 2013)

New Orleans, Sheraton, Bayside C3, 11-11.50am Chairs: Kim Klein, Mary Kay Mulvaney, Karl Petruso, Ellen Buckner, and Phame Camarena Key points Facilitate active & experiential learning to help students focus on the meaning of their experience and how study abroad … Continue reading

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Faculty Development for Honors Pedagogy (Developing in Honors, NCHC 2013)

New Orleans, Sheraton, Napoleon B3 Annmarie Guzy, University of South Alabama; James Clauss, University of Washington; Susan Yager, Iowa State University; Andrew Yox, Northeast Texas Community College Key points Importance of intentional and systematic professional development Importance of competent and … Continue reading

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NCHC 2013 Faculty Panel: Celebration of Teaching and Learning

Evergreen, 4th floor, 5.30-7pm Guiding question: What are the core elements of Honors programs and colleges? What follows are some notes on some of the key points Honors education varies significantly as a function of the institutional setting in which … Continue reading

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The Honors College at WKU is excited about the 48th Annual Conference of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in New Orleans, November 6-10, 2013

Director Dr. Craig Cobane, Associate Director Dr. Clay Motley, Admissions Counselor Allison Smith, and Academic Advisor Wolfgang Brauner are very much looking forward to participate in the NCHC’s annual conference this week in New Orleans. Here are some of the … Continue reading

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The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change (Gore 2013)

What is the relationship between ‘Earth, Inc.’ and ‘the Global Mind’? Discuss in tonight’s Honors Salon, 7-8pm Explore key global trends this spring in HON 380: Trends Shaping Our Future: Local and Global Perspectives In his most recent book, published … Continue reading

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