Blog U.: Tiger Mothers and Superficial Scholars – University of Venus – Inside Higher Ed

Practice scholarship interviews for tiger cubs typically close with the interviewee stating in frustration, “I didn’t know what answer you wanted.” She cannot imagine a question to which no ‘right’ answer exists and for which she therefore cannot prepare by memorizing it. I have to teach the cubs to answer based on what they know, think, and even – shock – feel. Anecdotes from the play dates Professor Chua prohibits…

O see the poem that became the Star-Spangled Banner

When the smoke cleared, Key could see the American flag still aloft over Fort McHenry. “He was really taken when he saw the flag was still flying,” Kummerow says. “It was one of those incredible, magnetic moments.”Key wrote the poem that became The Star-Spangled Banner the night he was released, Kummerow says.”He obviously had it well in mind,” Kummerow says, noting the original sheet of paper has just two cross-outs.…

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App for Army Stories

When the platform opened to everybody, Army Accessions Lt. Gen. Benjamin Freakley told the Belvoir Eagle, “Soldiers should join Army Strong Stories for a number of reasons. … Online and in the media, the negative stories are always given a platform. Soldiers, every one of us, have some of the best stories to tell.” The new app will make it easier for soldiers to share their stories, but more importantly…