This observational astronomy course makes use of the telescopes we have on campus, including a 16-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain, and includes a field trip to the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia to do some radio astronomy.
This philosophy course addresses questions such as,“What is technology?” “Do we control technological innovation or does technology in some sense control us?” and “Does our entanglement in a technological world hinder or help us in communicating with one another?”
This course address issues of linguistic diversity, experiences of difference, and power structures as they relate to the perception and use of language, and struggles for justice in linguistic context.
This political science course is designed to help students gain a deeper understanding of the politics of school choice and the efficacy of recent American education reforms, like charter schools and school vouchers.
This psychology course examines the intersection between neuroscience research and broad domains of society, including education, law, politics, and the marketplace.