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  • Lander professor assigns unusual subjects as writing assignments

    Students in Dr. Lloyd Willis' classes at Lander University have been learning about the ethics of food production but the topic is not part of a science curriculum. Willis is an assistant professor of English and he chose food ethics as a topic for his freshman writing course, which requires students to analyze, interpret and evaluate information and ideas and put into words their findings and impressions.
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  • Lander graduate encourages future music educators

    The plight of an educator is rarely easy, and courses can only go so far in preparing a student for the role of a teacher. So when Lander University assistant professor of music and director of bands Dr. Christopher Hughes wanted to show students what it was like to work in the field of music education he brought in Lander graduate Glen Funderburk. As director of bands at Blythewood High School in Columbia, Funderburk offered music students the opportunity to get first-hand insight into what it means to be a successful music educator.
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  • Lander professor gives new life to Mayan literature

    Behind the veil of Mexico's Cancun and Cozumel exists an area of the world rich with literary history. A key aspect of that past is the story of the survival and progressive flourishing of Mayan literature throughout the Yucatan peninsula.
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