Textbook Affordability and Open Educational Resources

Posted by Nicholas Munson on Mar 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Affording College, culture, OER, Open Educational Resources, textbooks

Learning about the Sanctuary Movement through Literature

Posted by Nicholas Munson on Mar 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM

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.

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Topics: literature, Catholic, Education, immigration, Catholic Church, culture

Teaching the Future Leaders of Catholic Schools

Posted by Nicholas Munson on Mar 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Many principals and administrators of Catholic schools in Northern Virginia and beyond have an important connection to Marymount University.

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Topics: Education Programs, Leadership, Catholic, Education

Belize, Sea Turtles and Community-Based Outreach

Posted by Nicholas Munson on Mar 5, 2020 9:00:00 AM

It began as a fun, immersive approach to research - but it has become so much more.

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Topics: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies, Study Abroad, biology, Conservation, Turtles

Exploring Slavery in Antebellum America through Poetry

Posted by Nicholas Munson on Feb 28, 2020 10:23:11 AM

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.

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Topics: English & Humanities, poetry, literature, slavery, fine arts

Artificial Intelligence & the Future of Work

Posted by Nicholas Munson on Feb 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

"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.

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Topics: artificial intelligence, STEM

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"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.

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