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Humor/whimsy

Jan 02, 2020
Lake Superior State issues annual list of words to avoid.

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February 9, 2015
Laurie Essig channels a love story about the pain of abstract thought.
September 19, 2014
With its retention rate tumbling, U of All People brainstorms about some ideas to keep its students happy (or captive). David Galef recounts.
August 28, 2014
As a new academic year begins, Ulf Kirchdorfer contemplates the end of cursive, having his composition students write essays on their smartphones, and more.
June 3, 2014
Rob Zaretsky envisions the not-too-farfetched scenarios in which a university's lawyers comb through the classics.
May 1, 2014
Sure, one applicant recently got into all eight Ivy League colleges. But Mark Drozdowski tells the story of a man who earned degrees from all of them.
March 20, 2014
To try to improve the well-being of its students, U of All People crafts an academic triathlon. David Galef weighs in.
February 21, 2014
Contemplating a college's decision to replace its humanities requirement with a course based on a popular self-help book, Carolyn Foster Segal suggests some other readings it might consider.
February 14, 2014
At New College of Florida, the president has a wish for each student, faculty member and employee today.
January 17, 2014
Asked to prove how well their students are learning when the assessors come to town, the English faculty at U of All People steps up. Well, sort of, David Galef explains.
October 31, 2013
Mark Salisbury, ever-diligent in assessing students at his college, looks at one emerging group (or are they?).

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