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Are We Not Trying Hard Enough? – Sharing Cognitive Frameworks in the University Classroom – by Yi Luo

When I met with Neil Baldwin in the Creative Research Center office recently, we started comparing teaching experiences. As a new faculty member at MSU, I admitted, with a little hesitation, “I try very hard to convey my subject-matter, but sometimes students still don’t ‘get it.’ Am I not trying hard enough?” To my relief, […]

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Entropy: A Story of Science as Art – by Ashwin Vaidya

A recent informal discussion with my students on the nature of creativity in the sciences revealed that, for them, creativity is housed primarily in the arts. But don’t scientists also create, muse, imagine, and entertain…as much as artists experiment, observe, measure, analyze, and posit? As I re-read The Two Cultures by C.P. Snow recently, I was […]

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Work in Progress: The Montclair State University International Center for the Health Humanities – by Brian Abrams and Lois Oppenheim

The Health Humanities (conceived as a unified entity) is the application of humanities disciplines (arts, literature, languages, law, history, philosophy, religion, etc.) to discourse about, expression, and/or promotion of the dimensions of human health and well-being.   The Health Humanities may be understood as situated at one end of a continuum opposite the health sciences (or biomedical, behavioral, and […]

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Affirmative Media Theory and the Post-9/11 World [Part II] by Gary Hall

[CRC Editor’s Note:  As part of Open Access Week at Columbia University in NYC, Gary Hall will be presenting his talk, Radical Open Access in the Humanities, on Monday, October 18, 2010, from 12:30-2:30 pm in Lerner Hall 555 on the Columbia campus.] To be sure, there’s something seductive about the thought of producing the […]

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