Twin History Teachers Combat Under-Performance in Springfield School

SPRINGFIELD, Mass--At Springfield’s High School of Commerce, two teachers are strikingly similar to one another. Both men are new hires teaching U.S. History in classrooms located along the same brightly lit hallway. Born in 1992, by 1999 the pair moved with their family from Chicago to Massachusetts. After graduating from Westfield State University they found …

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The Art of Perception: Rethinking How We See

AMHERST, Mass.--At the University of Massachusetts Amy E. Herman gave a lecture to a group of art history students about the art of perception.  She began her Mar. 29 lecture with a warning, “Refrain from using two words--obviously and clearly.  We live in a complex world where nothing is obvious and nothing is clear.” Herman …

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