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Honors Salon first meeting a success

Arete contribution submitted by Amber Thompson The inaugural meeting of the Honors Salon at WKU was a success.  This informal discussion was hosted and moderated by Wolfgang Brauner, an advisor at the Honors College at WKU. The scholars discussed the … Continue reading

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The first Honors Salon last night was a lot of fun! More to come once a month!

Thanks so much to all 12 students and 7 faculty & staff who together enjoyed a relaxed & stimulating conversation yesterday evening on how we use the web to learn, think, communicate and work and how in turn it affects … Continue reading

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First Honors Salon tonight at 7pm: How does the Internet change the way you think, learn, work & live?

(A Reading of Moliere, Jean Francois de Troy, ca. 1728) Join us in this new Honors discussion group to explore important ideas & critical issues, cultivate an intellectual community & advance global education! monthly engaging & interactive debates in a … Continue reading

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7 Must-Read Books on the Future of Information and the Internet

This handy shortlist makes for good power browsing for our 1st conversation at the Honors Salon this Thursday at 7pm. We also read it in our colloquium on The Web’s Impact on our Mind & Future. For the visual learners … Continue reading

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Spreadable or sticky? WKU Honors College graduate co-authors book on ‘Spreadable Media’

If you would like to explore this and related questions, join the conversation at the 1st Honors Salon on Thu, Feb 7, at 7pm. Needless to say, I will do my best to get Sam to join us! Sam Ford … Continue reading

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Is the web driving us mad?

Tweets, texts, emails, posts. New research says the Internet can make us lonely and depressed – and may even create more extreme forms of mental illness, Tony Dokoupil reports Before he launched the most viral video in Internet history, Jason … Continue reading

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