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Articles with keyword "Education"

Etching of Rousseau


Friends of Rousseau

Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.

Photo of Keira Amstutz, CEO of Indiana Humanities

In Focus

Indiana's Keira Amstutz

Humanities programs connect across state.

Tobacco wagon


Excerpts from the Writings of Wendell Berry

On work and the work of local culture

Library of America book covers for Vonnegut


Unhappy Camper

The hijacking of Vonnegut's early education embarrassed him not just at the time but down the road, when his career would bring him into contact with writers more well-read than he was.

Peter Cooper, 1850


Peter Cooper’s Big Ideas

Steam engines and Jell-O paled beside the famed inventor's greatest legacy.

Franklin School


Capital Gains

Adolf Cluss lived through revolutionary times, first in his native Heilbronn in southwest Germany, where as a young man he got swept up in the popular uprisings of 1848, and then in Washington, D.C.,


What Words Are Worth

In defense of the humanities.

Exhibition Hall at Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia


Wagner Free Institute of Science

The Exhibition Hall at the Wagner Free Institute of Science in Philadelphia, with its original systematic scheme of cherry-wood cabinets dating from the 1880s, provides a rare view of a Victorian scie

Happy Campers, Class of ’09 at the University of Portland


Happy Camp

Happy Campers convene in Oregon.

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.


A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.