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What are the essential elements of a story? How can writing flash fiction help us become better writers? In this lesson, students will consider the nature of stories and learn to write more concisely by reading and writing flash fiction.
At Troy University in Alabama, a new residence hall caters to students who want an experience infused with religion, but some scholars see a conflict with the Constitution.
The California Institute of Technology has been ranked the best university in the world by the Times Higher Education magazine of London for the third year in a row.
At the start of autumn, we present a Poetry Pairing featuring “September Midnight,” a poem by Sara Teasdale that was published in 1914, and an article from 2012, “Finding Zen in a Patch of Nature.”
Mr. Kerpelman successfully argued a landmark Supreme Court case in 1963 that led to a ban on state-supported prayer in public schools.
The fall semester got under way in the wake of a string of embarrassing episodes involving drunkenness, fraternity hazing and sexual harassment.
Sidney A. Ribeau recently extended his term through spring 2015, but Howard’s academic deans had charged that the university was plagued by fiscal mismanagement.
In this lesson we offer several ways you can use short science videos in The New York Times in your teaching.
Chen Guangcheng, who escaped house arrest in Beijing before spending a rocky tenure at N.Y.U., has accepted an offer from the Witherspoon Institute, which opposes abortion rights and gay marriage.
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