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Veni, vidi, vici! for my students, Fall 2011 by Danuta Hinc When my students were in the preliminary stages, meaning, “familiarizing themselves” with Assignment #5 (writing instructions for experts and non-experts), one of my students from the A. James Clark School of Engineering, questioned the requirements of that assignment. “Professor Hinc,” he asked in his […]

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This is not a secret that we learn from each other but if it comes to my students I always feel a certain unease knowing how much I enjoy learning in the classes I actually teach. I am paid for teaching not learning after all, right? I meet interesting people in my writing classes, they […]

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Snow and Spirituality (cont.)

Who knows where a lunch can lead? In a previous post, I recalled meeting Rabbi Martin Siegel of Columbia, Maryland, over conversation, sushi, tea, and minor questions like: What is spirituality? I wondered what Rabbi Martin thought of my blog post on that conversation, and he has kindly replied. But not in the way you might think. […]

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Blue people make me cry

I saw Avatar two weeks ago.  Wanted to blog about it but couldn’t!  Why? I don’t know how to write about the fact that I cried while watching it.  And now — I can’t stop thinking about it. Perhaps too many things were/are just too familiar. First, the blue skin of bodies adorned with a […]

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