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Flipping out over new school year

Classes at my college start in a little more than two weeks, on Tuesday Sept. 2.* That means the past week I shifted into full-class-prep mode, or tried to. 840 more words

Getting iced for charity.

The latest trend on social media is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. If you’d asked me weeks ago my feelings regarding this charade, this post would have been quite different. 695 more words


Our Time in the Canyon


We are all so very small. This was the message I took away from the Canyon, and somehow it brought me a sense of great comfort and warmth. 479 more words

Out of the Classroom, Into the Museum: An Update about the Wende Museum Workshop

In May 2013 (see our archive), I wrote a series of entries about an undergraduate research experience I helped to organize and supervise, where Loyola Marymount University students went out into the community to do research at a local museum, the… 52 more words

Shaping Undergraduate Research Experiences

Experiential Learning: “I am prepared to go anywhere, provided it be forward.” - David Livingstone

Educational trends rarely excite me. By the time they’re broadly embraced, they’re often mere shells, stripped of any real meaning or theoretical power. And yet, despite my cynicism, I can’t help but celebrate the growing buzz around Experiential Learning. 450 more words