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UROP Sponsors New Opportunity for Academic Departments

Jan. 10, 2017

By Joan Gabriele and Tim O’Neil What is research like in the arts and humanities? That’s a question students in several CU programs and departments will soon be able to answer thanks to new initiatives in Jewish Studies, Theatre and Dance, and English, which are supported by the Undergraduate Research...

When Technophobe Meets Technology

May 15, 2013

Dr. Julie Lieber, a professor of History and Jewish studies, is a self-declared technophobe. That is why she was shocked to receive recognition from ASSETT for excellence in teaching with technology. Lieber recognized that while technology was outside her comfort zone, it made up a large part of how her...

Innovative Practices for Learning Biblical Hebrew

July 31, 2009

If you learned a language in high school, odds are you remember snippets, phrases, or mere words of the language you studied. Biblical Hebrew Instructor David Valeta’s goal is to teach a language so that students will remember it for years, using what is called Communicative Language Teaching (CLT). This...