There are blogs, books, podcasts—an entire industry devoted to gratitude. There are gratitude journals, complete with prompts in case you are stumped about how to express it. There are gratitude experts: Dr. Robert Emmons, a psychologist and professor, and Gretchen Rubin, blogger and author of “The Happiness Project.” There’s scientific research touting the many health […]

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Audio Postcards from the Pandemic

As an instructor, after the COVID-crisis disrupted the spring 2020 semester I often found myself wondering what impacts this global pandemic was having on the students I’d come to know in my classroom. To my surprise, an assignment innovation I first introduced in my Principles of Microeconomics course around ten years ago provided a unique […]

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As the Recruiting Coordinator at Emmanuel, I have the privilege of working very closely with not just potential Emmanuel student-athletes but also our great coaches. While we all look for different skill sets on our particular playing surfaces, we share a different scouting technique that might not be known to the recruits we are watching […]

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As an athletic trainer, my primary focus is treating athletic-related injuries. Trainers assess injuries to then develop treatment plans to recovery. They also work to prevent injuries from occurring through strength- and performance-training methods. One of the most important things an athlete, or anyone, can do to keep themselves as injury free as possible is […]

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The Mathematics of Ranked Choice Voting
  • Brendan Sullivan
  • October 28, 2020

Introduction: Elections are Group Decisions We have a Presidential election happening very soon and there’s a lot at stake on ballots across the country. Here in Massachusetts, in addition to electing representatives to federal, state, and local offices, we also have an opportunity to change the way we will calculate election winners in the future. […]

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