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Hadler discusses how roommates can be helpful guides to international students

President Michael Roth hopes Wesleyan’s new online courses will shed light on how people learn

Assist. Prof. Laura Stark talks about the evolution of IRBs and discusses some fascinating medical history

Assistant Professor Stark urges students to become more involved in the government health care debate

In a recent Inside Higher Education article, Claire Potter, chair and professor of American studies, professor of history, director of the Center for the Americas, comments at length about academic inquiry into LGBT struggles going back before Stonewall and into the near future.

Inside Higher Education has a report on the recently-approved Wesleyan Center for Prison Education program, which will begin this fall and has grant funding for the next two years. The program will feature Wesleyan faculty and students teaching inmates at the Cheshire Correctional Institute, which is a maximum security prison here in Connecticut. Cathy Lechowicz, […]

Claire Potter, chair and professor of American studies, professor of history, was cited in Inside Higher Ed on the debate among academics of the so-called “Obama Effect” on education, and particularly test-taking among African American students. Researchers from Vanderbilt University recently released a study stating that the test-taking performance gap was virtually eliminated during key […]

Claire Potter, chair of American studies and professor of history, and Elvin Lim, assistant professor of economics, both briefly discuss what they would say to the President-elect.