Crossing Disciplinary Boundaries through Drama

by Oron Frenkel, Public Health
It was our first discussion section for Drugs and the Brain. We were about to embark on the study of some advanced concepts in neuropharmacology, but before we could get to the “drugs” part, my students needed to understand the “brain.” And they only had one week to do it, which meant I only had one shot at making sure they got it right.

A New Way to Appreciate Cicero’s Style

by Yelena Baraz, Classics
I was used to students complaining about Cicero’s personality, but in the past, when we were reading the speeches in the original, I could combat their irritation by getting them to appreciate the stylistic accomplishment, the beauty and the polish of the Latin. This time, though, Cicero wasn’t able to help me.