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June 12, 2018

Pedagogical Preparation for Technical Communication

A professor of technical communication discusses what differentiated her training from that of scholars in…
A professor of technical communication discusses what differentiated her training from that of scholars in rhetoric and composition -- and…
June 11, 2018

Reading beyond Form in Historical Manuscripts

Modernization and standardization of orthography, spelling, and grammar, along with transliteration into type, make some…
Modernization and standardization of orthography, spelling, and grammar, along with transliteration into type, make some works more accessible to a…
June 05, 2018

Reflecting on Disciplines: ePortfolios and Writing Studies

How and why do fields become disciplines? A distinguished scholar in writing studies explores the…
How and why do fields become disciplines? A distinguished scholar in writing studies explores the field of ePortfolios in relationship…
May 25, 2018

Archaeological Training and the Changing Landscapes of Cultural Resource Management

Archaeologists are mentors, consultants, and employers. Through these roles, either actively or passively, all archaeologists…
Archaeologists are mentors, consultants, and employers. Through these roles, either actively or passively, all archaeologists are advocates for modern people.
May 14, 2018

From Utah to the Nomadic Pastures of Southwestern Iran: Point…

As the USA withdraws from the Iran Nuclear Deal, a major foreign policy achievement of…
As the USA withdraws from the Iran Nuclear Deal, a major foreign policy achievement of the Obama administration, historian Richard…
April 30, 2018

Peopling the Past

Walking tours and brass plaques in Georgetown, CO often provide dates of construction or the…
Walking tours and brass plaques in Georgetown, CO often provide dates of construction or the names of the people who…
April 24, 2018

Political Constructions of Time and History

Archaeological attention to the differing intersections of time, space, and material culture has much to…
Archaeological attention to the differing intersections of time, space, and material culture has much to offer the social sciences in…
April 17, 2018

Public Lands Policy under the Trump Administration

Public land policy has taken a familiar direction under the Trump administration, yet deviated from…
Public land policy has taken a familiar direction under the Trump administration, yet deviated from that direction in ways not…
April 10, 2018

Creating a Culture of Faculty Writing on Campus

For faculty across disciplines, the processes of writing for publication are often mysterious. To strengthen…
For faculty across disciplines, the processes of writing for publication are often mysterious. To strengthen a faculty “writing culture” on…
April 03, 2018

Food Insecurity and the Student-Athlete

Student-athletes are going hungry—just as many college students are going hungry.
Student-athletes are going hungry—just as many college students are going hungry.
March 27, 2018

Glacial Melting Isn’t Someone Else’s Problem

As many glaciers throughout the world are retreating at faster rates, they have become powerful…
As many glaciers throughout the world are retreating at faster rates, they have become powerful symbols of global warming. But…