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Here's how this kind of thing works:
1. Right-wing website doesn't interview anyone about the workshop.
2. Website's followers send threats/promise to show up & disrupt.
3. Workshop privacy settings changed for safety.
4. Website authors/followers outraged about privacy settings.
I have yet to read an article in a conservative publication that explains that (a) faculty voluntarily do professional development to become more effective teachers, (b) it's typical for universities to have teaching centers that help faculty with this development, and. . .
(c) there's an entire body of rigorously peer-reviewed literature, based on sound social science, that guides the development of teaching centers' workshops. Faculty developers and instructional designers don't make this stuff up out of thin air.
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New #BoiseState pres @MarleneTromp spoke this morning to the College of Arts & Sciences faculty. It was hard not to shout AMEN! or raise praise hands during her remarks. So much of what she said resonated with my experience and observations.
@MarleneTromp spoke of the importance of the arts, humanities, social sciences, and sciences to the immediate work of the university—educating our students—but also addressed how, for example, historians and sociologists are essential to research in engineering & science.
Pres. Tromp also spoke of how those of us who understand culture need to bring our perspectives to challenges like cybersecurity because our divergent thinking is key to understanding cybercrime. I'd add climate change, gun violence, and mass migration to that list.
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#BoiseState will honor more than 2,600 spring graduates during two commencement ceremonies set for May 11 @TacoBellArena, bringing the university’s total graduates for the year to more than 4,500.
In total, 2,633 Broncos are eligible to receive 3,049 degrees and certificates. Of those, 868 are eligible for honors: 490 cum laude, 304 magna cum laude and 74 summa cum laude. Twenty-two doctoral degrees will be awarded.
#BoiseStateGrad excited smiling graduate in cap and gown, arms in air
The first celebration will be at 9:30 a.m. for graduates from @BoiseStateCOAS, @BoiseStateCOED and @BoiseStateSPS.

The second celebration at 3:30 p.m. is for graduates from @BoiseStateCOBE, @BoiseStateCOEN, @boisestateCID and College of Health Sciences.
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This will be the 2019 #NFLCombine measurements thread. (The league records prospect information in 8ths of an inch and does not reduce the fractions...if you don't like it, tweet management.)
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

1. #Utah K Matt Gay
Height: 6-0
Weight: 232
Hand: 9
Arm: 30 4/8
Wingspan: 73 4/8
#NFLCombine key measurements thread…

2. #Oklahoma K Austin Seibert
Height: 5-9 2/8
Weight: 213
Hand: 8 7/8
Arm: 30 3/8
Wingspan: 70 4/8
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Good size crowd here for the @boisepublib hearing. LOTS of chairs put out. Still a few minutes until this begins. Public testimony will be heard. #BoiseDev
@boisepublib As far as I'm aware, the Idaho Freedom Foundation, Friends of Boise Public Library and Boise Working Together all worked to get people to this meeting. I'd estimate a little more than 100 folks here - just a rough estimate.
@boisepublib Jade Riley on an advisory vote: “The city is not allowed on its own accord to place something on the ballot.”
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