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Associate Professor Allison Miller Discusses Theft of Ancient Terracotta Army Statue
CGTN America’s Susan Roberts talks with Associate Professor of Art History Allison Miller about the desecration of a priceless terracotta warrior China loaned to a U.S. museum in Philadelphia and the statue’s importance to Chinese archeology.
Southwestern Professors Effectively Handle Conflict In the Classroom
An article in today’s New York Times, “In a Volatile Climate on Campus, Professors Teach on Tenterhooks,” discusses the politically charged climate on college campuses and specific ways faculty prepare for and handle conflict in the classroom.
President Burger’s Article “Why Teachers Must Nurture Curiosity And Confidence To Inspire Students” Featured on Huffington Post
Dr. Edward Burger is not only the President of Southwestern University, he also a Professor. Dr. Burger teaches a course titled “Effective Thinking Through Creative Puzzle-Solving” to help students develop effective thinking and problem-solving skills.
He has dedicated the past 35 years of his life to promoting impactful learning and continuously strives to find new ways to engage and inspire students both inside and outside of the classroom.
Dr. Burger shared his thoughts on “Why Teachers Must Nurture Curiosity And Confidence To Inspire Students.”
Professor of English David Gaines Breaks Down Why Bob Dylan Deserves the Nobel Prize for Literature
Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He’s the first musician ever to capture the prize, and the first American writer since 1993 to do so.
But should a songwriter really be eligible to win the Nobel Prize for literature?
Yes, says Dylan expert David Gaines, professor of English at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and author of the book “In Dylan Town: A Fan’s Life.”