Category Archives: Courses

We do this here! Students curate exhibits!

From the New York Times, March 15, 2017.

On College Campuses, a New Role for Students: Museum Curator, b

Students from ARTH 317: Laboratory in Museum Studies, are curating an exhibition on the work of Margaret Sutton (1905-90), New York artist and 1926 graduate of Mary Washington. Opening is April 19, 2017.

Your professors — Just what is the point?

I hope everyone who comes across this post will read this article and comment.

What is your relationship to your professors? Do you want to talk about course content? Are you interested in your classes? What BIG questions about life do you have that you think college should/could address? Did you come to college with BIG questions?

“What’s the point of a professor?” New York Times, May 9, 2015.

The article is by Mark Bauerlein, an English professor at Emory, a senior editor at First Things and the author, most recently, of “The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future (or, Don’t Trust Anyone Under 30).”