In November 2019, I was fortunate to take about 20 of our physics students to the Physics Congress (PhysCon) in Providence, Rhode Island. The conference
What is a labyrinth? A labyrinth is an ancient archetype with a singular meandering path that leads from an outer edge to a center. Unlike
While checking my university email several weeks after being hired, I beamed with excitement as I read the invitation for my first faculty welcome week
The challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic have exposed a number of ways in which higher education has lagged behind the rest of society and
When I began teaching 15 years ago, I came to the profession with the belief that worksheets were an elementary school-level example of lazy teaching.
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