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  • Georgetown in Washington
    June 21, 2018
    One of the essential attributes of Georgetown as a university is its location in Washington, DC. At times, I try to imagine what would happen to Georgetown University if one would pick it up and place it in the middle of Iowa or a dozen other places. It is almost impossible for me to imagine […]
  • Recognizing Innovation in Instructional Approaches to Existing Classes
    June 13, 2018
    Over the past few years Georgetown has invested many resources to permit faculty to mount experiments inside their classes, in an effort to continually improve the instruction we offer our students. Georgetown faculty repeatedly note that the most rewarding part of their job is teaching our students. Hence, they are constantly seeking ways to innovate […]
  • Discerning Fact, When You’re Far Away from the Observations
    June 6, 2018
    It’s difficult to see any medium of information these days, whether they are print or electronic, without some commentary on what is true and what is not true. This is not a post about that issue directly, but obliquely. First, what are we talking about: The existence of information widely disseminated in publicly available media […]
  • “Finding Yourself,” Repeatedly, Relentlessly
    May 30, 2018
    This is the season of commencement speeches. I’ve heard a few in person over the years, seen a few viral ones on video, and read a few in the compendia that are ubiquitous this time of year. I have deep respect for anyone finding themselves in the position of designing such a speech. The genre […]