Festival of Excellence, Part 1

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"most students can get through kindergarten through high school without ever having to have to do anything other than respond. Read and respond, memorize, answer the test question…and what we’re trying to do is create an environment where students go to the unscripted questions."

"we find ourselves with more than a thousand students participating in undergraduate research."

"I chose Atlas because I really wanted to focus on this relationship between people—not just two people, but as a group"

"Cavendish thinks that everything has basically a soul. Everything is material and everything is intelligent, so she, in addition to being a philosopher, was a poet and a literary figure. "

"It’s actually based on the original Thunderground at SUU in the early 1990s. It was a couple of students who worked at the newspaper weren’t able to publish some of their opinion pieces so they did this anonymous thing and they kind of kept it underground, ... So just kind of keeping with the original idea of it but kind of expanding on it. "

"Her Land was published in 1915 which was the year that women’s suffrage was granted, and so although both of these books are fiction, there’s a lot of factual information that comes from the novels. "

"I did some research on gender pay gaps, specifically among faculty members at SUU. I thought this would be interesting because we all talk about gender pay gap"

"we were determining how reliable the standing long jump is in determining lower body muscular power output for track and field athletes"

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