There are probably as many reasons to read old stories as there are teachers.
You finish that last sip of morning coffee and stare at the empty paper cup in your hand. Should it go into the recycling bin, compost, or be landfilled or incinerated?
On October 10, a contingent of 20 students and three faculty from William Penn University visited the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa.
It’s fun being first. I was the first Buffalo journalist to interview actor William Fichtner, who is from Buffalo, including having graduated from Maryville High School.
We’ve all been told to “be part of the solution” and “if you are not part of the solution, you are part of the problem.” Both statements are good and true. Most people holding elected office and almost all of those running for president, apparently didn’t get that memo.
If you live in non-metro or rural America, you’ve been left behind by the economic boom cycle that came after the Great Recession. You also endured a more severe recession than people who live in bigger cities.
The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences at William Penn University focuses on the individuals as well as the structures of groups they comprise, emphasizing the role historical, psychological, social, historical and/or theological forces have on human behavior.
Yogi Berra once famously gave this puzzling advice to a college graduating class, “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” The quip became lore, along with other Yogi-isms attributed to the legendary baseball player.
The cycle of poverty is persistent and is often passed from one generation to the next. Iowa Legal Aid helps break this cycle by providing free legal assistance to low-income families that ensures steady income, housing, and safety from domestic violence.
Zombies have lurched to the center of Halloween culture, with costumes proliferating as fast as the monsters themselves. This year, you can dress as a zombie prom queen, a zombie doctor – even a zombie rabbit or banana. The rise of the living dead, though, has a surprising link to another re…
Cycle backwards on the news wheel to this month in 1996, and two events occurred in media, one of which matters to you and the other only matters to me: Roger Ailes, former political consultant to the Bush clan, was named president of Rupert Murdoch’s nascent Fox News cable channel, and I wa…
New technologies sometimes explode and when they become useful in the real world, spur new learning and teaching opportunities. Dr. Jim Hoeksema, professor in the Applied Technology Division at William Penn University attended a four-day conference this past summer at Utah State University t…
No one can see in total darkness. Fortunately, there’s almost always some light available. Even if it’s only dim starlight, that’s enough for your eyes to detect. What’s truly amazing is how little light is required for you to see.
It’s autumn in the Northern Hemisphere – otherwise known as leaf-peeping season. Now is when people head outside to soak up the annual display of orange, red and yellow foliage painted across the landscape.
“American Pastoral,” (Pulitzer Prize winner) “I Married a Communist,” and “The Human Stain,” all by Phillip Roth, make up a fairly good trilogy on the human condition, man’s ungodliness, and search for the meaning of life.
Business and Professional Women USA was the first organization to focus on issues of working women, the first to endorse the Equal Rights Amendment in 1937, the first and only non-governmental agency to offer assistance to transitioning women veterans, the first foundation to offer scholarsh…
With Bernie Sanders’ heart attack, perhaps precipitated by the stress of campaigning with unabated revolutionary fervor, coupled with head-snapping contradictory pronouncements from spinmeister Rudy Giuliani, some found themselves wondering if millennial ageism is warranted.
This past week I lost my aunt. She had Alzheimer’s so it seems as if I lost her quite some time ago. The time was filled with mixed emotions, sadness for our loss but happiness in seeing each other again.
So, you’re interested in designing things that have a purpose, that make people’s lives easier, that accomplish tasks that have never been done before (think: land a man on the moon 50 years ago).
Once upon a time, having a job at a newspaper meant working in one of the most imposing buildings in town, inhaling the acrid aroma of fresh ink and the dusty breath of cheap newsprint and feeling mini-earthquakes under our feet every time the presses started to roll. For those of us old eno…
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