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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...

Manning, Brady at the head of the class

Manning, Brady at the head of the class

By Peter Bailey-Wells

October 7, 2014

Almost every NFL record for passing has been broken in the last 10 years. Almost.  You know why? Because of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. See, if you know me, you thought this week’s column was going to be a big “eff-you!” to all of the Tom Brady doubters out there. Not quite. Rather, it seem...