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Astronomy to Zoology

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Astronomy to Zoology

    Katherine Higgs-Coulthard, St. Mary’s College – Fostering Growth through Teen Writing Conferences

    Katherine Higgs-Coulthard, St. Mary’s College – Fostering Growth through Teen Writing Conferences

    What is missing to foster the joy of writing in teens? Katherine Higgs-Coulthard, assistant professor in the department of education at Saint Mary’s College, examines this question through an out-of-school experience. Dr. Katherine Higgs-Coulthard is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame and a teacher consultant for the Hoosier […]

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    Naomi Yavneh Klos, Loyola University New Orleans – In Quarantine with Anne Frank

    Naomi Yavneh Klos, Loyola University New Orleans – In Quarantine with Anne Frank

    Anne Frank has become the symbol of the Holocaust in The Netherlands, but there’s more to learn. Naomi Yavneh Klos, professor of languages and cultures at Loyola University New Orleans, delves into more of this history. Naomi Yavneh Klos, Ph.D. is a Fulbright Scholar at Windesheim Honours College in Zwolle, The Netherlands (Spring 2020), and […]

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    Catherine Franssen, Longwood University – Outdoors as PTSD Therapy

    Catherine Franssen, Longwood University – Outdoors as PTSD Therapy

    On Longwood University Week:  PTSD sufferers can look to re-wire their brain by getting outside. Catherine Franssen, associate professor of psychology, says nature can help restore balance in our heads. Dr. Catherine L. Franssen is the director of the NeuroStudies minor and an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Longwood University in Farmville, […]

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    Amorette Barber, Longwood University – T-Cells

    Amorette Barber, Longwood University – T-Cells

    On Longwood University Week:  We need a cancer treatment that leaves behind adverse side effects. Amorette Barber, associate professor of biology, details one such method that is on the way. I am an Associate Professor of Biology in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. My research focuses on tumor immunology. Current cancer treatments such […]

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    Ian Danielsen, Longwood University – Programs for Students With Disabilities

    Ian Danielsen, Longwood University – Programs for Students With Disabilities

    On Longwood University Week:  Campuses are stepping up to help those in need. Ian Danielsen, assistant professor of social work, looks at programs designed to help those with disabilities get the education they need. Assistant Professor Ian Danielsen earned his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1992. He then worked for the […]

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    Sarai Blincoe, Longwood University – Trust

    Sarai Blincoe, Longwood University – Trust

    On Longwood University Week:  There’s lots to consider when deciding whether to trust someone. Sarai Blincoe, associate professor of social psychology, explores three things we look to give us answers. Dr. Sarai Blincoe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and the Assistant Dean of Curriculum and Assessment in the Cook-Cole College of […]

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