Understanding the Trivium and Quadrivium

Many academics disagree about the importance and place of both the trivium and quadrivium. Dr. Jeffrey Lehman, a professor in Hillsdale’s education department, sees a deep connection between the two and is teaching classes on both this semester.

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Getting to Know the Language, Culture, and People of Germany

This past summer, I tested my German comprehension on the study-abroad trip to Würzburg in south-central Germany.

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Constitutional History with Dr. Moreno

Dr. Paul Moreno, dean of social sciences and a professor in Hillsdale’s history department, is back from a five-year hiatus in Washington, D.C., where he worked at the College’s Kirby Center and taught, among other classes, Constitutional history.

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Duty, Courage, and the Soul

Sitting in his office, you get an immediate feel for the institution that has most impacted Dr. Peter Jennings’ life: the Marine Corps. An old recruitment poster hangs next to the door, and the screensaver on his desktop rotates between pictures of his family and his time in Iraq and Kuwait.

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Iconoclasm and Tradition

Dr. Hart came to Hillsdale from Philadelphia and admittedly wondered about the small town with “no Macaroni Grill, Starbucks, or Restoration Hardware.” He has since come to appreciate Hillsdale.

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Virtue After Hillsdale

Gregg graduated from Hillsdale in 2015 with a finance degree and almost enough politics credits for a minor. His time at Hillsdale was heavily influenced by the combination of the hard practicality of his finance education and the study of the good, true, and beautiful that the politics department stresses.

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Studying the American Mind From Three Different Perspectives

Jordan Reimschisel, ’16, enjoys the unique opportunity to study a single topic, the American mind, from three different perspectives. “How did the politics, the literature, everything interact to form the American mind? That’s what the American studies major is about. It’s writing and reading and, above all, critical thinking that encourages you to explore the relationship between those three fields.”

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Deutsch Ist Wunderbar: 10 Reasons You Should Study German at Hillsdale College

It’s the language of Schiller and Kant, Merkel and Schwarzenegger. Millions speak it, and millions study it. So if you’re considering studying a foreign language at Hillsdale, you should look at German, and here’s ten reasons why.

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