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First Year: Done

I survived my first year as faculty – woohoo! Below is a mish-mash of a reflection on that first year along with some advice for future first-year faculty based on how my year went and what I learned from it. 636 more words

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The Shape of Asthma in 2015

This blog post, written by UVM Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Anne Dixon, M.D., was originally published on The University of Vermont Medical Center blog… 644 more words

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Murder Is Our Peculiar Pastime: Fifty Notable American Crime Novels: 3-4.

Bloch, Robert.  Psycho.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1959.

The enduring popularity of Alfred Hitchcock’s film adaptation has insured that Psycho will remain the novvel with which Robert Bloch is most identified.  460 more words


The Current “Crises” in Higher Education

In an op-ed published by the Providence Journal in Rhode Island, James Baar identifies “Four Crises That Dog Higher Education”:

1. Inflation of product cost. 1,293 more words


Interview with Sweet Briar Faculty

On March 3 the board of trustees of Sweet Briar College, a small liberal arts college for women in rural Virginia, made the shocking announcement… 3,765 more words


Cross-Dressing & Ghosts Obviously: Elisa Gabbert Interviews John Cotter on King Lear

by John Cotter

When Lighthouse offered me some blog space to talk about next week’s Reading as a Writer: King Lear class (four weeks on Thursday nights beginning July 9), I wasn’t quite sure where to start. 1,085 more words


Extra! Extra!

Our English Department Newsletter for 2014-2015 is now live. It includes an update from Fraser Easton, who after seven years as chair ended his term just two days ago (congratulations and thanks from all). 96 more words