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Professors Read Positive “Rate My Professor” Comments

Professors Read Positive

Joe Joyce, Nina Loutchko, and Jordan Mitchell

December 7, 2018

We had some of our favorite professors read positive comments from the popular website "Rate My Professor"! Leave a comment below with a professor we should interview next.

Different teaching styles can help students

Different teaching styles can help students

Emily Johnston

November 1, 2018

I have only been in college for a couple months and I have already started to notice that some professors teach the same material differently. Neil Fleming, a professor at Lincoln University in New Zealand, popularized the idea that people learn best through auditory, visual, verbal or kinesthetic t...

Demand for public course evaluations

Demand for public course evaluations

Charlotte Malling

January 20, 2018

Why aren’t we putting course evaluations online? It’s two days before classes start and my friend is still trying to get into the classes she wanted this semester. is open in one tab as she flips through deciding whose section to take a major requirement with. She then asks a...

The three Cs of economics

April 21, 2015

There are three words that you will hardly hear mentioned in a neoclassical economics class.These words are not forbidden, these topics are not banned, but we prefer not to discuss them. Capitalism. Consumerism. Corporations.Considering how fundamentally important these three subjects are to the study of ec...

Our advising needs a boost

April 8, 2015

This week, students will be making big decisions about their future — they’ll be deciding what classes to take next semester.This series of decisions is never easy.  And, with so many factors at play, it shouldn’t be. Not only do students have to navigate academic requirements, but, increasingly...

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