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General education curriculum may be restructured in future

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December 1, 2014

General education curriculum at St. Edward’s University is in the midst of a renewal process.The last time the university changed its general education was in the early '90s. The new curriculum is set to be voted on next fall ...

Cultural foundations ground students in real world issues

Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

Each week, we explore both sides of a current issue through opposing Viewpoints. The alternate editorial for this week's Face Off can be found here: "CULF classes great in theory, needs major reconstruction."Odds are, you're ta...

CULF classes great in theory, needs major reconstruction

Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Each week, we explore both sides of a current issue through opposing Viewpoints. The alternate editorial for this week's Face Off can be found here: "Cultural foundations ground students in real world issues."Cultural Foundatio...

Students need more freedom with CULF classes

April 14, 2014

Every week the editorial board reflects on a current issue in Our View. The position taken does not reflect the opinions of everyone on the Hilltop Views staff.There is one word that will garner a round of groans and eye rolls...

Water dispute workshops for CULF students search for solutions

Staff Writer

February 22, 2014

On Feb. 24, University Programs began hosting interactive workshops focused on international trans-boundary aquifer disputes. These workshops, which are required for students in CULF 3330 and CULF 3331, are moot mediations in whi...

Egyptian film explores tradition and modernity

Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

This past Tuesday, Dr. Chris Micklethwait screened "El bab el maftouh," or "The Open Door," at St. Edward's University. This is the second film in the Cultural Foundations Middle East Film Series this semester.The film, directed...

University Programs deans to promote Holy Cross mission

Reporter

February 6, 2013

Marianne Hopper stepped down from her position as dean of University Programs following 35 years of working for the university. Cory Lock is the current interim dean, with Susan Loughran serving as associate dean. While Lock is t...

Adjunct professors play vital role on campus, in education

Reporter

January 30, 2013

St. Edward’s University has over 200 adjunct faculty members teaching on campus this semester.The adjunct faculty teach a variety of class that are offered at St. Edward’s, as well as taking other roles and responsibilities ...

American Dilemmas course is not appropriate for all students

October 30, 2012

Cultural Foundations (CULF) classes are an important part of the St. Edward's University curriculum. However, they are also a substantial amount of the curriculum, totaling six courses required for graduation. One such CULF cla...

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