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Think Pieces on UMD's Liberal Education Program and the Value of the Liberal Arts

Hylenski, Kristen; Brady, Jennifer; De Souza, Rebecca; Bauerkemper, Joseph; Gore, David Charles; Shanks, Samuel; Pastor, John; Caprioli, Mary; Pine, Adam; Minor, Elizabeth; Twu, Krista Sue-Lo; Lindaman, Dana; Beard, David; Syring, David; Maclin, Rich; Gran, Rik (2019-12-04)
A collection of brief essays on the role of a liberal education and/or the Liberal Arts for undergraduate students penned by UMD faculty

Zhuangzi on Friendship and Death

Elder, Alexis M (2014)
Zhuangzi suggests that death is a transformation that we commonly and mistakenly think means the end of someone but really just marks a new phase of existence. This metaphysical thesis is presented at several points in the ...

Excellent Online Friendships: An Aristotelian Defense of Social Media

Elder, Alexis M (2014)
I defend social media’s potential to support Aristotelian virtue friendship against a variety of objections. I begin with Aristotle’s claim that the foundation of the best friendships is a shared life. Friends share the ...

Drift Pebble Study Tomahawk Road Area, Lake Co.

Green, John C.; Venzke, Edward A. (1990-09)
This MDNR project was aimed at testing the usefulness of using glacial drift pebble composition to determine the type of underlying bedrock in drift-covered areas. Pebbles > 1/4" in 81 surface drift samples from west-central ...

MASTODONS (Mammut americanum) AND THE LATE-GLACIAL VEGETATION OF THE EASTERN USA

Drazan, Jacqueline L; Mooers, Howard D; Moen, Ron; Pastor, John; Larson, Phillip C; Swartz, Jennifer A; David, Mady K; Bopray, Croix K; Jaksa, Michael P; Messer, Blake S (Geological Society of America, 2018-11)
Numerous studies of tooth plaques and remains of gut contents of have confirmed that mastodon diet was composed of woody browse species, forbs, nuts, and fruits. However, fossil gut contents also suggest that mastodon ...