Higher Education Webinars

The Education of Oronte Churm

Oronte Churm is the pen name of John Griswold, who teaches in the MFA program at McNeese State University, proudly nestled in Cajun country on the Louisiana Gulf.

August 5, 2012 - 10:43pm
An interview with Charles Wheelan on his unlikely advice to graduates.
July 30, 2012 - 3:44pm
There's no crying in table tennis.
July 26, 2012 - 5:12pm
I almost always choose the chocolate cake.
July 24, 2012 - 5:07pm
I’ve been thinking and writing about failure lately, but it seems as though this is the week to argue about where success comes from.
July 18, 2012 - 8:34pm
More and more, I think the job of teaching is to help students see what we do in our disciplines, not what we know.
July 15, 2012 - 5:52pm
Sometimes we don't learn anything from our failures.
July 9, 2012 - 12:38pm
What if, instead of politics, or the news industry, Aaron Sorkin took on higher education?
July 2, 2012 - 11:11am
I asked an old friend of mine who happens to be an expert in finance why we maybe shouldn't just go ahead and tax the rich, even though they're doing disproportionately well.
June 26, 2012 - 11:04am
What mid-career means something a little different to me.
June 20, 2012 - 9:25pm
Jon B. Gould, professor of law and social scientist has written a practical and no-nonsense guide for students. He answered some of my questions about it and some other things.


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