Education

The Uses of History

Oct 5, 2008

Holiday Break

Jan 2, 2008
Dr. Duane Bolin

Murray, KY – There are two things students, professors and faculty collectively look forward to each year: Winter Break and Summer Break. With nearly 3 weeks in, and one week left, Commentator Duane Bolin, a Professor of History at Murray State, answers the question, What do professors do during winter break? At least, here's what he does

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Big Words

Dec 11, 2007

Murray, KY – According to the National Assessment for Adult Literacy, over 40% of the US Population read at a basic or below basic level. What's more is that the percentage of adults with proficient reading skills has declined over the past 10 years. Dr. Scott Vander Ploeg talks about the importance of effective language skills in a commentary he calls Big Words.

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Dr. Scott VanderPloeg

Murray, KY – Since 1983, the Kentucky Governor's Scholars Program has given outstanding high school students a chance to experience an intensive summer liberal arts program, combined with a full curriculum and residential life away from home. Commentator Scott VanderPloeg talks about the program and his summer with the students.

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