Summer Reading List – Dr. Daniel Coupland

Education professor Dr. Daniel Coupland gives us his summer reading list suggestions.

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Behind the Books: What You Can Do with an English Major

The work Caleb, Michael, and Greg did as English majors continues to influence their lives in meaningful ways.

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8 Poetry-Writing Tips

Dr. Kearney’s Contemporary Christian Poetry class had the opportunity to chat over the phone with Andrew Hudgins, a modern-day poet. Dr. Kearney’s students, myself included, have been working on composing their own poem sequences and were able to ask Mr. Hudgins for writing advice and inquire into his own compositional practices.

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Top Reading Spots on Campus – Alfresco Edition

Dr. Dwight Lindley, one of Hillsdale’s assistant English professors, remarks on some of his favorite spots to read on campus, all of which are in the great outdoors.

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Mary Randall Preschool: Laughter and Learning

How often do college students get to build castles with wooden blocks or make snowmen out of shaving cream? I can happily say that I have recently done both. At Mary Randall Preschool, these and other similarly delightful activities are everyday occurrences. Play is the order of the day, and the children enthusiastically welcome college volunteers to join in their fun.

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Dr. Yaniga: A Passion for German

As anyone who has chatted with Dr. Fred Yaniga knows, he is passionate about everything German—the language, the culture, and the country itself. Walking down the hallway or in the cafeteria, Dr. Yaniga converses with students and professors in German as if it were the most natural thing in the world, and for him, it is just that.

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10 Tips to Surviving Hell Week

The week before finals, otherwise known as “Hell Week” is finally upon us. As you’re scrambling to finish papers, projects, and exams, don’t give in to desperate panic! Use these practical tips to help you navigate this stressful time—and emerge with great grades and your health and sanity intact!

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Epic Week: Revisiting the Spoken Epic

Every year during the fall, students gather on the quad to read Homer and Virgil over the course of an entire night.

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Dr. Whalen “Absolutely Thrilled” to Be a New Part of Hillsdale College

From the beginning of his teaching career, Dr. Benedict Whalen has “aspired to teach at a small liberal arts school.” His invitation to teach at Hillsdale College allowed him to finally realize this dream.

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Students Learn Life Lessons from Winnie the Pooh

After a long day of classes and the prospect of an evening crammed with yet more studying, A.A. Milne’s stories offer relaxation.

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Four Years of Laughter and Learning

When asked about her past three years at Hillsdale College, Katie Summa reflects, “Hillsdale made me a whole person.”

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Nathan Conroy

Convinced of his alma mater’s excellence, Nathan Conroy notes “only a select few are admitted to Hillsdale College, and I’m proud to be one of those ‘chosen few’ who are called upon to represent all that Hillsdale stands for.”

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