As costs of higher education and textbook affordability remain critical issues nationwide, many schools are now utilizing open educational resources (OER's). They are free for educators to use, and they help save students thousands of dollars in textbook costs.
The U.S. is dealing with an immigration crisis in the present day, but we're not too far removed from a very similar situation that occurred in the 1980's. Dr. Leigh Johnson joins us to talk about the Sanctuary Movement, immigration policies and more.
Many principals and administrators of Catholic schools in Northern Virginia and beyond have an important connection to Marymount University.
In this episode of "Faculty in Focus," Dr. Holly Karapetkova (Professor, Literature & Languages) focuses on her current poetry manuscript project, Planter's Wife, which uses primary source documents and historical research to explore slavery in antebellum America through the voices of plantation mistresses.
"Faculty in Focus" is a new university-produced video series that puts the spotlight on Marymount faculty members, their classes and their impact on students. In these sit-down interviews, faculty discuss their unique approaches to teaching, research and service. We were honored to have Drs. Carl Sachs and Matthew Bakker join us for this inaugural episode.