How Google Landed Me a Summer in England

As a college student, it’s easy to resent the question, “What are you doing this summer?” A simple Google search turned that resentment into excitement for me as it opened up an international opportunity I never would have dreamed was possible.

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Mapping the Music of the Mind

After a ten-year research investigation, Dr. Melissa Knecht has published a book of musical exercises that aim to improve music cognition and help advancing string musicians develop their musical mental maps.

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On Speaking A Foreign Language: A French, a German, and a Spanish Major Share Their Thoughts

The presidents of the French, German, and Spanish honoraries share stories about speaking their languages abroad, their respective departments, their favorite classes, and what you can do with a foreign language major.

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Praxis: Economics that Fosters Dialogue

Praxis welcomes everyone to its events with the goal of expanding dialogue on campus. By hosting guest speakers, we become familiar with ideas that may be new, challenging, or different, or that just don’t fit into a normal course.

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Spotlight on Dr. Michael Clark

Dr. Michael Clark, an associate professor in economics, has inspired countless students to pursue economics at a graduate level after Hillsdale.

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Writing a French Textbook: A Six-Year Process

It took her six years, but this fall, Assistant Professor of French Anne Theobald will be able to assign students homework from a textbook she published in collaboration with four of her colleagues from Ithaca College.

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Heading East

We love our Western tradition here at Hillsdale, and for good reason. But to head East means discovering stories we’ve never heard, or discovering the roots of ones we think we know.

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Psychology Research is Real Research

Even if psychology can’t pursue all the issues that the other sciences can, our goal isn’t to be a hard science. It’s to learn more about the human experience, and sometimes science needs to take a humanistic approach, not a Bunsen-burner-and-beakers approach.

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Theatre Needs to Make Us Uncomfortable

At Hillsdale, “edgy” is a word rarely used to describe day-to-day campus life. In Markel Auditorium, however, edgy is a refreshing change of pace from the norm.

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A Professor’s Love for Hillsdale and Its People

I wanted to write something that would capture the growth that has taken a hold of me since being at Hillsdale College. I could think of no one better to talk to than Chemistry Professor Lee Ann Baron, a woman who has cultivated a lifetime of passion for herself in her career.

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A Walk Down the Chemistry Hall

Science majors at Hillsdale conquer the curriculum together, getting by all of the 8 a.m. lectures and labs with just a little help from professors’ candy stashes and an unbeatable culture of support.

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German Department Expands on Sisters’ International Literacy: Rachel and Rebekah Molloy

Twin sisters Rachel and Rebekah Molloy had to travel across the globe from their home in Okinawa, Japan, to visit Hillsdale College as prospective students. Much more foreign to them than the idea of enrolling at the College was the prospect of becoming German majors once they got here.

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