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faruk-buzhala's picture
Nov.01.2008
One month gone since I start to work in buffet at privat university ‘’UNIVERSUM’’,in my city.There I meet a lot of new peoples – students.They are my customers,they are my guests.From them me learn for they’re problems,opinions about actuality,solicitudes,and they’re preoccupations. I serve them...
mary-lynn-i-archibald's picture
Sep.19.2008
 My friend Gil Mansergh did his master's thesis on creativity in children, and his e-mail brought up some interesting points. He said: "Researchers have attempted to quantify 'creativity' for over 80 years, but so far, no test administered to children has proven to accurately predict who will...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Sep.15.2008
In my twenty years of teaching at the college level, I've had some very interesting conversations with students, some not mine.  I've heard wonderful and horrible things about the world, writing, them, and myself.  During the 6 hours I was driving home from the writer's conference, I happened to...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.24.2008
Last night, I received another email from a former student begging me for a B.  Like the student I earlier wrote about, this student likewise did not get into a top university and needed the B in order to gain admission this fall.  As with  the last student, this was a grade I posted in May.  And...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.19.2008
I have always loved fall, and not because of the leaves, but the leaves are nice.  It's not because of the cooling air, the lick of winter on its way, though that's nice, too.  It's because I always felt that I would have the chance to change.  That maybe, if I bought the right pencil case or tried...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.16.2008
. Yesterday at a meeting, many of my colleagues looked like they'd been run over with a budget tractor, an Arnold semi, a Bush influenza convoy.  My colleagues love their work for the most part, and finding out about the various threats to it is distressing.  Most looked the way people would look...
ericka-lutz's picture
Jul.31.2008
I tell my students to close their eyes. I dim the lights, I place a piece of dried fruit in front of one, and I tell them, "Now open your eyes and spend five minutes experiencing the object in front of you." When the five minutes are up, I turn the lights back up and say, "Now write...
corinne-heather-copnick's picture
Jul.08.2008
Airfares may increase, gas prices may go through the roof, but we're going global right at home! Yes, we've become an international family at home because a funny thing has been happening as people read my book. One of the chapters in Cryo Kid -- Drawing a New Map (www.cryokid.com) is titled "...
jeff-biggers's picture
May.21.2008
They Came Down From These Hills and Made HistoryBy JEFF BIGGERSChronicle of Higher Education, May 23, 2008After speaking at 30 universities in Appalachia and across the countryover the last couple of years, I have learned two things for sure.First, while some of the icons and milestones of the...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
May.21.2008
Every year, teachers, instructors, professors, meet, greet, befriend, be-enemy a number of human beings, and then all of them say goodbye to all those human beings.  Hello, how are you, let me learn a lot about you, and then, ciao. As a novelist, I've always found this distressing.  I never get the...