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New teaching tools introduced at tech showcase

New teaching tools introduced at tech showcase

By Vivienne Henning

January 21, 2016

Gone are the days where professors simply used a blackboard to write out definitions and equations to teach their students. Blackboards and more traditional classroom teaching methods are still in use, but new technological tools are now being implemented into the classroom.On Monday the Center for Inn...

Statistics classes aim to make lectures more accessible to students

Statistics classes aim to make lectures more accessible to students

By Vivienne Henning

December 9, 2015

Statistics 100 has one of the highest enrollments at the University with over 3,300 students taking the course in 2014-2015 academic year. The topic and its contents have become a highly integrated aspect of many career applications today.With the strain of budget cuts, statistics instructors have to use limit...

Survivor Spotlight: Anna Mehl

Survivor Spotlight: Anna Mehl

By Declan Harty

October 23, 2014

Anna Mehl has always been a fan of “Star Trek.” In particular, the fictional alien animal on the show — Tribbles.Tribbles are fluffy, ball-shaped animals that are first seen in the episode “Trouble with Tribbles.” In the show, the animal is born pregnant and is widely considered harmless until ...