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Newswise: New Book by Wellesley College Political Scientist Holds Answers to How the Presidential Primary’s Populist Explosion Will Transform the General Election

Article ID: 657211

New Book by Wellesley College Political Scientist Holds Answers to How the Presidential Primary’s Populist Explosion Will Transform the General Election

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As the author of the recently published Populism’s Power: Radical Grassroots Democracy in America, Wellesley College's Laura Grattan can articulate how intensified appeals to "rule by the people"—from Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders—have transformed our political landscape and what it means for the future.

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15-Jul-2016 8:45 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us

Article ID: 624437

How to Solve the Nation’s Math Crisis? Tap into Everyday Examples of Calculus in the World Around Us

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A Wellesley College mathematics professor says that the key to reversing the country’s Math Crisis lies in tapping into the everyday examples of math hidden in the world around us and changing the way we instruct math in America's classrooms.

Released:
10-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 559303

Health Care Reform Lessons Found in New Book on Old Tuskegee Experiment

Wellesley College

Susan Reverby, professor at Wellesley College, has delved into the shocking and revealing Tuskegee syphilis study as a lesson to us today as we argue over health care reform. In her new book, "Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy" (University of North Carolina Press, 2009), Reverby looks at the study’s racist history, explains how people experienced it and why the doctors thought it was the right thing to do.

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4-Dec-2009 1:00 PM EST

Arts and Humanities


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