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March 15, 2010

 

Teaching around Jim Crow…Merze Tate

Being the first African-American to graduate from Western Michigan Teachers College wasn't enough to land Merze Tate a teaching job in her home state.

April 27, 2009

 

Radical behavior

Although not associated with any specific school of psychological thought, Indiana University’s Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences was once home to the biggest name in behaviorism. Regardless of a lifelong affiliation with Harvard, B.F. Skinner did some of his most notorious work while chair of psychology at IU. An advocate of the idea that […]

July 23, 2007

 

Raintree County Festival

Every summer, the town of Danville, Kentucky sets aside two weeks to commemorate the anniversary of the filming of the last epic film made during MGM’s “Golden Age of Cinematography.” The Raintree County Festival casts a nostalgic glance back to 1957, when Liz Taylor, Montgomery Clift and Eva Marie Saint descended on the Kentucky town to shoot a picture based on a thoroughly Hoosier saga.

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