Date: 29 May 2004
The national secretary of Phi Beta Kappa probes the problem of Alexander The Great's failed liberal education and concludes that he failed to "get" the civil ethic taught in liberal arts.
Date: 29 August 2005
Students are invited to take seriously the admonition to question authority as a means of critical thinking and not to let professors go unquestioned.
Date: 8 September 2004
The historian of Latin American medicine gives an overview of how the biomedical community established exclusive authority over healthcare in Mexico in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries with particular attention to the Yucatan.
Date: 13 September 2004
In anticipation of the 2004 elections, the Brookings Institution Fellow evaluated the condition of the two major political parties, the state of the campaigns and the poor prospects for governing after the election.
Date: 4 October 2004
Congressman Lewis provides a brief account of his life and career in the Civil Rights movement and politics. He emphasizes the continued vital role of non-violence in efforts to improve society.
This series of six poems draws inspiration from the author's career, knowledge and love of pottery.
Date: 3 February 2005
The former NPS Chief Historian describes the evolution of the NPS's efforts to preserve and present the history of African-Americans and the Civil Rights Movement.
Date: 20 March 2005
Juniata participants in March 1965 protests in Montgomery, Alabama reflect on their grass roots involvement in the Civil Rights Movement and how it changed them.
Date: 30 March 2005
The veteran journalist looks at several education issues with the primary focus on No Child Left Behind and that legislation's dependence on high-stakes testing.
Date: 13 April 2005
The Juniata Professor of Chemistry discusses how Edo Period Japanese society sought to sustain itself without outside inputs of energy and goods. It succeeded while improving its environment.