Monthly Archives: December 2011

Punching a Ticket to a Bowl Game

TicketCity Bowl.  January 2, 2012.  Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas.  Noon EST.  Penn State Nittany Lions vs. University of Houston Cougars.  Broadcast on ESPNU. As you can tell from one my previous blog posts (https://historyeducator.wordpress.com/2011/10/22/review-the-mighty-macs/ ), I am a sports fan.  … Continue reading

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Remember, remember the 12th of December…

(with apologies to Guy Fawkes) Final exams are a stressful time for students and faculty.  As a result, I try to alleviate some of the stress by giving take-home exams in my U.S. history survey classes.  I also try to … Continue reading

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