Posts by Cindy Stewart:
Just got back from Hugh Gallagher’s presentation about neutrinos, and my head is spinning (or oscillating, which would be more appropriate)! Thanks, Prof. Gallagher for enlightening the group of faculty, staff, and students about “the loner of the universe” and for awakening my inner physicist!
Tweet Over twenty people attended A Taste of Tufts this past Friday and heard about Prof. David Locke’s research. As an ethnomusicologist, Prof. Locke has learned with and from the Dagombe people of Ghana, in particular regarding their culture of drumming. Check out the Tufts Daily article at http://www.tuftsdaily.com/a-taste-of-tufts-david-locke-1.2699611 for more information. Join us this [...]
Tweet The Experimental College invites you to A Taste of Tufts: A Sampling of Faculty Research. This series of Friday noontime presentations showcases research being done by Tufts faculty and administrators. Next in the series is a presentation from David Locke on Friday, February 10th, 12-1pm in the Granoff Music Building, Room 155. A light [...]
Tweet We’re wrapping up Fall semester here at the ExCollege and getting ready for Spring semester! The preliminary course list is on our website (http://excollege.tufts.edu/coursesUpcoming.asp), and we’re hoping to post times, descriptions, and instructor bios soon. The ExCollege offices will be closed starting on Friday, December 23rd and will re-open on Tuesday, January 3rd. That’s [...]
Tweet The ExCollege selects its courses on a different schedule from the traditional departments. The ExCollege Board will be meeting all day on Tuesday, December 13th to make course selections and will notify applicants as soon as possible thereafter. We’ll post a preliminary list of spring courses on our website during final exam period. Registration [...]
Tweet Subcommittees of one faculty member and two students have been working hard to interview almost 100 candidates to teach through the ExCollege this spring. Interviews will continue through next week, and then the ExCollege Board takes over, combing through course proposals, reference letters, reviews by faculty members, and comments from the interview groups. Final [...]
Tweet Mark it down…Wednesday, October 19th at 7:30 pm. We’re planning an event to coincide with the inaugural activities leading up to President Monaco’s big day. University Professor Sol Gittleman will be speaking about: BUILDING A UNIVERSITY: THE PRESIDENTS OF TUFTS, 1852-2011 From one building with twelve students, six faculty and little money on Walnut [...]
Tweet ExCollege course registration continues on SIS through next Tuesday, September 20th. Check out these courses that still have spaces: EXP5F: Arthuriana Through the Ages EXP34F: Religion and New Immigrants in America EXP40F: Human-Animal Relations EXP47F: Gender and Culture in War and Peace-Building EXP77F: The Right to Marry
Tweet Since last Wednesday night, the Explorations and Perspectives leaders have been in intensive training to get ready to teach their seminars for incoming first-year students. Check out some of the photos from our kick-off dinner.
Tweet We’re on a mission to get 1,000 likes on our Facebook page by the end of this year, so take a minute and go to www.facebook.com/tuftsexcollege. You’ll be glad you did, because you’ll receive updates on what’s happening at the ExCollege (though we promise not to over-post)!