May 10, 2013
Cal Poly’s Data Studio celebrated one year since its grand opening at its second annual Data Studio Open House on Friday, May 3. The Data Studio, which helps students pursue data-based research projects, hosted data expert Dr. Melissa Cragin and exhibited projects by undergraduate and graduate students.
Sep 18, 2012
(Cue Michael Stipe singing “blahdeeblahblahblahLeonardBurnstein!”)
This is episode 1 of 12.
In Episode 1 “It’s the End of the World As We Know It,” Kristen and I discuss books on ALA’s Top 100 Banned and Challenged Books of 2000-2009 that have dystopic themes.
Sep 17, 2012
This is episode 2 of 12. Part 1. …and yes, we are on an REM kick.
As you can see from the fact that this is a two-parter, there are a lot of the books on ALA’s Top 100 Banned and Challenged Books of the last decade that have been challenged for religious reasons, either “religious viewpoint” or “occult.”
Sep 17, 2012
This is episode 2 of 12. Part 2.
In Episode 2, Part 2 of “Losing My Religion,” Kristen and I continue our conversation about books on ALA’s Top 100 Banned and Challenged Books of the last decade that have been banned or challenged for religious reasons. Here’s a plug for one book that I didn’t talk about that I absolutely loved- The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende.