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New Course Highlights Museum Studies on the London & Florence Program

Jan 22, 2016
Visiting the British Museum

The excitement of visiting the British Museum.

From the British Museum, monumental in its size and scope, to the "Vault," a collection of rock memorabilia tucked into the shop at the Hard Rock Café, London's many museums cover a lot of ground. What do these widely-varied collections, on subjects ranging from advertising to zoology, have in common?

That's one of many questions that students on the ACM London & Florence: Arts in Context program will explore in Collecting the World in London, a new elective course taught by Andrew Kennedy. The course is part of the program's increasing offerings in museum studies. Read more


What Do Students Experience on the Newberry Seminar? What Do Students Experience on the Newberry Seminar? Jan 14, 2016
In a new video about the ACM Newberry Seminar, students describe what a semester at the Newberry Library — “one of the coolest places in the world” — has meant to them.
Seeing Change and Continuity in Botswana Seeing Change and Continuity in Botswana Jan 6, 2016
Professor Stephen Volz will draw on long-standing connections and experience when he leads students as visiting faculty director of the 2017 Botswana Program.
Student's Research in Africa Published in Scholarly Journal Student's Research in Africa Published in Scholarly Journal Dec 15, 2015
For Colorado College student Brooke Davis, long days watching impalas and baboons on the Tanzania Program led to a journal publication and an article about her research in Smithsonian.com.

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Faculty Will Explore Ways to Apply Cognitive Science Principles in the Classroom Jan 25, 2016
FaCE grants awarded for projects at Coe, Lake Forest, Ripon, and St. Olaf.
Teagle Foundation Funds Online Curricula for ACM Faculty Jan 11, 2016
Mini-course using adaptive learning will make content from the Institute on College Futures (ICF) widely available.
Apply for ACM Visiting Faculty Positions in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S. Dec 15, 2015
Call for Applications includes posts on nine ACM off-campus study programs, including the newest one in Rio de Janeiro.
Bill Hillmann Will Serve as Final Judge for the 2016 Nick Adams Short Story Contest Nov 22, 2015
Chicago author will select prize-winning entry in annual competition for students at ACM colleges.

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