Gordon Professor’s Side Gig: Lead Guitar for Top Civil War Period Band
Dr. David Goss’s alter ego: He plays an 1850s guitar, and each member of his 2nd South Carolina String Band has an instrument authentic to that period.
Fluent in the Past, Influencer of the Present
History and Latin instructor Ian Drummond believes that any kind of history gets us out of our own cultural bubbles of the present. “It has a net present value of informing decisions; history teaches empathy, which is the… Read More
Katie Gilbert ’16 Receives Fulbright Award to Study Syriac in India
Katie Gilbert ’16 has received a Student Fulbright grant to study at the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute in India, where she will take courses in Syriac language and literature from top Syriac scholars.
Gordon’s Education Program Recognized for Effective Content Preparation
Gordon’s Department of Education has been recognized by the National Council on Teacher Quality as one of the top 35 programs in the country for preparing future teachers in content mastery.
A Passage to China
“For many of us westerners ‘China’s rise’ is a cliché. Nothing beats being there to drive home the relentless size, energy, travails and triumphs of this amazing nation.” —Stephen L. S. Smith, professor of economics 19 days…. Read More