Category: Course Features

Inquiry and Experiment: Jay Chugh on Advanced Biotechnology

The interview below is a part of a series on New ATDP Courses for 2013. Jay Chugh discusses his upcoming course, Advanced Biotechnology. Read the course description here.   How will Advanced Biotechnology be different from our Introduction to Biotechnology course, which you have taught in the past? Students in Advanced Biotechnology will conduct similar […]

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“Blue”

Last week we gave you odes from the Students of Paul Heller’s Reading for Creative Writing (SD3202) class. This week we have even more poetic works from that class in which students wrote about the color blue: Celena Chang Blue, sticky and slimy, is a dark jelly-y consistency. Since it lacks energy, blue drags itself […]

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Ode to a Tree

Ode to a Tree By Eric Yu Amid the forest lies you, a tree, A bridge to life That is a living organism, But your seeds will sprout into The new generations of trees ahead of you. They will feel the same Feeling of luxurious sunlight that you have felt. And as the seed sprouts, […]

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Ode to a Blade of Grass

Ode to a Blade of Grass By Vasco Villas-Boas I see you carefully tilting in the breeze You want to slide out of your roots (that won’t give in) and be guided by the wind And Be free like a leaf floating downwards from a tree You are like a Human That wants to Jump […]

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Ode to My Racket

Ode to my Racket By Vanessa Van Pell You are Nervous Your strings tighten As I warm up I feel the blood start to pump Through every vein in my body You start to settle Knowing I will protect you I will not let you down All the nights you stayed up Just to let […]

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Ode to a Stone on the Shore

Ode to a Stone on the Shore By Joshua Morgan One day, Wandering, lost Along the shore, I saw you A stone whiter than sun-bleached bone and as smooth as the crystal Sky, Floating in a sea of others. Yet somehow, You were different, A gem, Smoother and rounder, Filled with a more Ethereal Energy […]

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Ode to the Red MP3

Ode to the Red MP3 By Nia Jones Hear you playing Like an orchestra. Your strings, bass, percussion In each and every song come together Just profoundly. Like a great, big, musical family reunion. Your melodies gently brush Against my music–craving eardrums. Their heavy lust for your music Is indescribable. It’s not a want, no, […]

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Ode to the Acoustic Guitar On my Wall

Ode to the Acoustic Guitar On my Wall by Tiffany Huynh Against the Bumpy cream wall of My bedroom, You are the full moon that Glows against Night, but with the soft Warmth of the sun. I pick you up Mesmerized by your beauty and Stare, you are the well-known sculpture in a Famous museum […]

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