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The rhetoric of titles of scholarly works in Communication and Media Studies

Titles of academic works strongly influence how a discipline sees itself and how people position themselves within a discipline.

A title is very short, and must be comprehensible to its target audience, not just descriptive of a work’s intellectual content. 1,011 more words


Ohio College Tour - 5 Schools, 1 Day

The true beauty of exploring a state is exploring it through its colleges. All you need is a rental van, a map (or let’s be honest…GPS) and you’re good to go! 912 more words


Homecoming art exhibit from the 'Heartland'

The 2016-2017 Bing-Davis Memorial Gallery schedule features a special guest during the upcoming Upper Iowa University “Blue Pride Worldwide” 100th Homecoming celebration. Alumnus Mark Haltof ’71 will open the doors to “Heartland” on Thursday, October 6; the artist will host a special Homecoming reception from 2:30-4:30 p.m. 487 more words

Liberal Arts

Bringing the World to the Classroom

As Nelson Mandela says in the quote on the left, education is the key to changing the world. When most people think about being a global citizen they imagine traveling across oceans, interacting with natives, and sampling the cultures of the world. 813 more words


Academic Priorities

On a recent trip to Minnesota’s North Shore I picked up a local paper in Duluth and was struck by the following headline: “UMD plans $2 M in academic program cuts.” 788 more words


Is the Future of Liberal Arts Programs “K-Shaped”?

Via Inside Higher Ed | Blog U: http://ift.tt/2cRWNOO

Many of our institutions have initiatives to integrate essential learning outcomes traditionally associated with liberal arts education into all our programs. 1,144 more words

Western Heritage Lecture 8: Introducing Socrates

I needed to devote the first 22 or so minutes of class to “how to write a liberal arts essay,” so the actual lecture on Socrates is very short.   89 more words