Archive for the ‘Q&A’ Category


Worth risking

Worth risking

Two graduating biochemistry majors and an international MBA student took the top prizes in CLU’s first Business Design Concept competition, where they pitched ideas for new products and services to a panel of outside judges.

Less coddling, more toddling

Less coddling, more toddling

To understand the epidemic of childhood obesity, assistant professor of exercise science Louise Kelly studies the physical activity of children between 12 and 36 months. Spoiler: there’s not enough of it.

Is ‘common sense’ endangering our planet?

Is ‘common sense’ endangering our planet?

A lot of things keep people from understanding just how bad the global climate crisis is. One of them may be the way the human mind works, says professor of philosophy Xiang Chen.

What is love, anyway?

What is love, anyway?

If professor of psychology Morris N. Eagle, a foremost commentator on the development of psychoanalysis and the theory of attachment, won’t tell us, who will?

Please pass the salsa

Please pass the salsa

Before classes resumed in January, professor of political science Gregory Freeland led nine students on CLU,s first-ever student travel seminar to Cuba.

All the Ways of Stopping

All the Ways of Stopping

The Office of Campus Ministry is offering a new menu of suggestions designed to provide a pause, or mini-Sabbath, for the whole CLU community on Thursday mornings at 11:15 – or whenever you can find a moment.  University Pastor Melissa Maxwell-Doherty and senior Jesse McClain, last year’s Associated Students of CLU president, have worked for [...]

All the ways of stopping

All the ways of stopping

University Pastor Melissa Maxwell-Doherty and senior Jesse McClain, last year’s Associated Students of CLU president, have worked for two years to provide resources for members of the CLU community to take a break.

We Should Be Dancing

We Should Be Dancing

As we watch more dance on Web videos and on television, asks associate professor of management Carla Walter, what happens to dance as expression? When did your fascination with dance start? I was a little kid living in Philadelphia. We were watching something on NBC, a ballet of some kind. And there was a ballerina [...]

International Risks in a Global Economy

International Risks in a Global Economy

The United States is the world’s economic powerhouse. Our markets, productive capacity and workforce are the envy of every other country. Still, with over $4.5 trillion in trade, our economy is not immune from imported distress.

Teaching the Holocaust, 2011

Teaching the Holocaust, 2011

Each fall semester, I have the privilege of teaching a course titled “The Holocaust in Literature and Film.” Marsha Markman, professor emeritus of English, created this course and nurtured it for many years until her retirement. Her strong, humane spirit still inhabits it and continues to inspire my own teaching and learning. As we enter [...]