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GotDegrees Reviews… Excellent Sheep, William Deresiewicz

Happy Monday! Welcome to the first of the GotDegrees Reviews… post series, where you’ll get my take on selected books, TV shows, movies, video games and other media. 1,635 more words

Higher Education

HIGHs and LOWs of week 7

Since a lot has been going in week 7 of my time at Brown, I decided to categorize them into Highs and Lows.

Let’s start with the Lows. 470 more words

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Janet Yellen Visits Us Today

We are excited to have Janet Yellen at the Boston Fed today, an outstanding economist and the first woman to serve as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve. 144 more words

Marine archaeology

I am a great fan of MOOCs, massive open on-line courses; I’ve done several, Archaeology’s Dirty Little Secrets from Brown University (Coursera), Shakespeare’s World from Warwick University (FutureLearn), and now I’m doing a couple more. 438 more words

Bits And Pieces

Professor Fight Club: The New New Curriculum

Perched atop College Hill, we here at Brown University pride ourselves on our liberal approach to learning and academia. We don’t just offer the typical letter grade option—ugh, way too mainstream. 554 more words

If Eyes Could Speak...

…One Look Would Say Everything.

Knock, knock, knock.

The sound of the apartment door reached Taylor’s ears, forcing her to get up from her study spot at the small, kitchen table and make her way across the kitchen to answer it.  558 more words

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