The Economics of Labor and Leisure

Hillsdale has a well-deserved reputation for offering challenging classes. But challenge doesn’t mean students don’t have fun—a fact Associate Professor of Economics Michael Clark proved using a block of Post-It Notes and a paper auction.

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Uncovering Charger History

Three museum studies students uncover and preserve Charger athletic history in display cases located in the George C. Roche Sports Complex.

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All Art Is Connected: An Interview with Dr. Daniel Kuehler

“Music school makes you think that music only belongs on stage,” Dr. Kuehler said. “No, it belongs everywhere because pursuing music is just a natural part of being a human. That’s it.” 

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Sing, O Muse, of Hillsdale’s Favorite Books

There’s a chalkboard at the Writing Center that asks students, “Which one’s your favorite: the Iliad, the Odyssey, or the Aeneid?” Students mark their votes. Fighting words are thrown. The question is still up for debate. There’s no denying that Hillsdale students love their books. 

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The Transformative Power of Literature: Dr. Brent Cline

Dr. Brent Cline has been teaching classes part time at Hillsdale for years, but last semester he officially joined Hillsdale’s English faculty full time. From reading Russian novels to teaching Great Books classes, Dr. Cline shares his experience and his passion for literature at Hillsdale. 

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A Privilege to Teach: Seasoned Dr. Peters Finds Home at Hillsdale

Dr. Jason Peters has taught English at the collegiate level for over two decades. His career now brings him to Hillsdale, an institution as storied as Peters himself.

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Hillsdale to Offer Graduate Program in Classical Education

Hillsdale College is leading a national push to bring classical education back into American classrooms. The College is now offering a two-year residential master’s program in classical education. Dan Coupland, dean of Hillsdale’s Graduate School of Classical Education explains.

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A Moment Years in the Making

On March 20, 2022, Hillsdale’s Mock Trial team made program history by securing a spot at the National Championship Tournament. After months and years of hard work, we finally earned our moment of glory.

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The Inklings at Hillsdale

The Center for Constructive Alternatives seminar on the Inklings drew hundreds of students, donors, and friends of Hillsdale to study the works of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. However, Lewis and Tolkien have already held a special place in the hearts of Hillsdale students and have shaped campus culture for years.

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The Computer as a Canvas: Dr. John Seiffertt Revives Computer Science Program

Joining Hillsdale’s faculty in fall 2021 as an associate professor in computer science, Dr. John Seiffertt says students are hungry for computer science because programing can help in any field of study.

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There and Back Again: Former Hillsdale Student Returns as Professor

When Patrick Timmis arrived at Hillsdale College in 2009, he knew he wanted to study English. But what he didn’t know was that he would be returning to Hillsdale in 2021 to teach English. Dr. Timmis’s journey from student to teacher opens a window into the academic life of Hillsdale.

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Multiplying Wonder: The Unexpected Beauty of Math

I never expected to enjoy studying math in college, but I am grateful to Hillsdale’s Mathematics Department for teaching me to appreciate the wonder and beauty in numbers while becoming a systematic thinker.

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