Reflection: Archambeau and the Voice as a Vessel of Healing

by Tracy Jamison* Words are potent. Words can awaken memories, stir emotions and quiet the mind. Words have been used in the creation of groundswells that burst forth to bring down stalwart walls of injustice as well as to buttress vast empires: Word-for-word, Brick-by-brick. In her lecture, Dr. Nicole Archambeau examined the concept of the […]

New History of Science ABDs

OSU’s History of Science Program congratulates three of our graduate student veterans this term, as they advanced to candidacy during Week 10.  They now have the vaunted status of “ABD,” which either means “all but dissertation” or “anything but dissertation,” depending on how you look at it 🙂  It was a pleasure to be part […]

A Chronicle of the School Cafeteria

by Tracy Jamison*  “There ain’t no such thing as free lunch…”  Economics in eight words, El Paso Herald-Post (June 27, 1938)  Recently, when the first lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new school lunch nutrition guidelines, there were some critiques that the current administration had overstepped their bounds and become the […]