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education



  • Don’t despair if your teen wants to major in history instead of science

    by Ian Milligan

    Choosing to become a history major is a future-friendly investment. A history degree teaches skills that are in short supply today: the ability to interpret context, and — crucially — where we’ve been, so as to better understand the world around us today and tomorrow.



  • How we fail our Chinese students

    by Jonathan Zimmerman

    If Chinese students spend several years in the United States and decide they don’t like democracy, we must not be making a strong enough case for it.



  • The Trouble With ‘Ole Miss’

    by Marc Parry

    The U. of Mississippi has distanced itself from much of its Confederate past. Will it ever do the same with its popular nickname?



  • Eric Gonzaba Uses T-shirts, address books to explore LGBTQ history

    by Susan Gill Vardon

    Dr. Gonzaba is excited about finding ways to involve his students in a project he has been working on since 2014 — Wearing Gay History, an award-winning digital mapping project that explores the global history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people through T-shirts.