The Horizon

Temporary teachers strive for tenure and experience

Robert “Bobby” Wells is a visiting professor and future faculty teaching fellow at IU Southeast, teaching topics in history from Napoleon to Vikings and pirates. Photo by John Renfrow.
Visiting and adjunct professors provide insight into what it’s like to be temporary
March 20, 2019

Robert “Bobby”  Wells begins his pirate class like any other teacher with orthodox greetings, attendance, slideshows and questions. From there, the class voyages everywhere from Viking-controlled...

Faculty mentors

Faculty mentors
How getting to know your professors can help you succeed in the academic and professional worlds.
November 16, 2015

The course instructor enters the classroom and routinely greets the students scattered before them. Preliminary discussion points for the day are scribbled on the whiteboard with a fading marker and the...

Opinion: Deciding on a major in school, not life

Opinion: Deciding on a major in school, not life
August 24, 2015

Anxiety bubbles its way through my stomach as I await the next, inevitable question, "What’s your major?" As a direct admit to the School of Journalism at IU Bloomington my freshman year, life seemed...

College — no place for easy A’s

October 21, 2012

As students graduate high school and plan to take on the next milestone by attending college, some are often plagued with the naive belief that college will be the same as high school. For instance,...

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